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Tradesperson 2 - Heavy Duty Mechanic
Municipality: City of Surrey This posting closed on

September 16, 2018
at 4:30 PM
Job Description: Employer name: City of Surrey
Employer business address: 13450 - 104 Avenue Surrey, BC, Canada V3T 1V8
Title of position: Tradesperson 2 – Heavy Duty Mechanic
Terms of employment: This is a permanent, full time position. The hours of work are from 3:30pm to 11:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Salary: $36.80 per hour plus benefits. 40 hours per week. $1 extra/hour is given for this shift because it is afternoon shift.
Benefits: 3 weeks’ vacation, life/disability/health/dental insurance, municipal pension plan, employee paid group RRSP
The location of work will be: 6651 148 St, Surrey, BC V3S 3C7
Language of employment: English (Spoken and Written)

As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, City of Surrey is a globally recognized leader in building vibrant, sustainable communities through technology and innovation. Awarded by the American Public Works Association and a Top BC Employer, we are looking to add to our dedicated team a Heavy Duty/Commercial Mechanic. Reporting to the Fleet & Garage Manager in Engineering Operations, the incumbent will perform skilled trade tasks involving considerable physical effort and active performance in maintenance, servicing and repairing a wide variety of multiple fuel type vehicles and equipment.

•Perform a variety of tasks including mechanical overhaul, maintenance, servicing and repair on a wide variety of equipment from weed eaters to dump trucks, to excavators
•Inspect and troubleshoot equipment and vehicles to observe performance and determine cause of malfunction
•Dismantles equipment including engines, transmissions, differentials and blocks and services equipment for repair
•Overhauls component parts such as carburetors, generations, fuel pumps, distributors and starters
•Interacts directly with customers and the public.

•Grade 12 or GED;
•Red Seal Commercial Transport and/or Heavy Duty Mechanic Trades Qualification from technical/trades college;
•A minimum of 6 months’ experience and on the job training as a qualified Trades mechanic;
•Valid B.C. Class 3 Driver’s license with air brake endorsement or out of province equivalent and a safe driving record;
•Demonstrated experience performing repairs on heavy duty equipment (e.g. Backhoes, Excavators);
•Demonstrated experience communicating and interacting directly with customers regarding mechanical matters; and
•Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program certification is an asset.

•Communicates effectively both orally and in writing.
•Understands and effectively carries out oral and written instructions.
•Establishes effective working relationships with crew members and others.
•Plans and organizes work projects.
•Maintains records, prepares reports and provides input for estimates of material, equipment and cost.
•Performs skilled mechanical tasks to diagnose, overhaul, repair, maintain and adjust equipment and vehicles.
•Operates a variety of vehicles and equipment and working knowledge of same.
•Performs gas and electric welding tasks.
•Interprets and works from blueprints, drawings and plans.
•Considerable knowledge of methods, techniques, and equipment used in automotive, commercial transport and heavy duty mechanical trades.
•Knowledge of the principles of the operation of gasoline and diesel fuel internal combustion engine.
•Knowledge of Surrey's policies, procedures and standards.
•Knowledge of applicable safety regulations.
•Physical coordination necessary to carry out the duties of the position.


Please apply to this vacancy on our careers website at:

For more information, please contact: Manpreet Gill, Human Resources at (604) 598-5872 or email at . Main address is: 13450 104th Avenue, Surrey, B.C. V3T 1V8.
Address: 13450 104 Avenue
Surrey, British Columbia
V3T 1V8, Canada
Opening Date: August 22, 2018 08:30 AM
Closing Date: September 16, 2018 04:30 PM