- 35.45 - 4 hourly
- City Of Ottawa
Responsible for performing a wide range of duties expected of a Truck and Coach Technician, including, but not limited to, the following: conducting diagnostic inspection of vehicles, performing general mechanical overhaul and repair work, and performing daily maintenance repairs. The incumbent performs all unit changes or repairs to Fleet vehicles including but not limited to transmission, brakes, suspensions, electrical components, injectors, radiators, steering, differentials and air systems; as well as making miscellaneous adjustments to doors, destination signs and other vehicle systems.
Education & Experience
Completion of secondary school (Grade 12) or equivalent plus completion of a journeyman's certificate of qualification as a Truck and Coach Technician.
1 year experience, following attainment of certification
Language, Certificates & Licenses
Trade certification of qualification from the Ontario Ministry of Training/Colleges/Universities, or other provincial/licencing bodies, if recognized by the Province of Ontario, as a Truck and Coach Technician (310T)
Successful completion of a pre-employment ergonomic assessment is required.
The successful candidate will be required to complete a Criminal Record Check to the City of Ottawa’s satisfaction.
English oral, reading, writing required
- City policies and procedures affecting shop operations
- Considerable knowledge of the vehicle systems, and the standard methods, tools, and equipment used in the trade
- Personal computers, with ability to use the Fleet Management Information System.
- Safe work practices of the trade.
Competencies & Skills
- Work independently, with minimal direction, and collaboratively with peers and managers as part of a maintenance repair team
- Read, understand and interpret service manuals, schematics, drawings, and work orders
- Plan work and make estimates of materials and time required to perform the work
- Perform safety inspections on buses/vehicles
- Operate within a computerized Fleet Management Information System
- Ability and facility to use tools and equipment with precision
- Possess analytical skills and be detail oriented
- Good manual dexterity and ability to work to close tolerances
- Able to tolerate exposure to moderate amounts of noise, dust, grit, oil/grease, fumes, solvents, paints, lacquers, hot/sharp metals and surface finishing products
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
- Able to efficiently use, operate and maintain tools and state-of-the-art automotive diagnostic and test equipment
- Able to organize, clean and maintain a safe work area