Heavy Duty Mechanic

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Job Type Maintenance / Trades
Organization City of Brooks
Job Description

Welcome to the City of 100 Hellos! We are a welcoming and inclusive community and one of the most culturally diverse communities in Alberta, with a population of 14,924 and another 11,000 in the surrounding area. We have a vibrant and friendly business community, a range of ethnic restaurants and a myriad of recreational opportunities. The Brooks area offers a diverse landscape; we have pristine farms, beautiful lakes and a huge valley of hills and hoodoos! 

Why work for the City of Brooks? For starters, you can take great pride in our organization, our positive work culture and our exceptional team of talented professionals who accomplish outstanding work each and every day for our citizens.  You will have the opportunity to be part of a team that is professional, fun, dedicated and passionate about health and wellness. Our employees receive many benefits, some of which being, able to participate in gym memberships and educational opportunities. Please view our City of Brooks Careers Corner page for more details.

The City of Brooks requires one (1) Heavy Duty Mechanic in the Public Works/Parks & Utilities Department.

Job Details & Responsibilities:

The City of Brooks requires a Heavy Duty Mechanic/Shop Supervisor in the Works & Utility Services Division.  This position will report to the Public Works & Utility Services Manager and is responsible for supervising operators with respect to the Preventative Maintenance Program. This is a permanent position involved with all aspects of maintenance and repair of the Town’s fleet equipment as assigned.  The successful candidate must have excellent mechanical skills and familiarity with the operation, maintenance, and repair of small engines, fleet, and heavy-duty equipment.  The candidate must possess the necessary skills to troubleshoot mechanical systems including administration skills to complete supervisory duties such as budget creation and review.

This position is responsible for the continued development, administration, and implementation of a Preventative Maintenance Program. This included remaining current on regulations and safety standards.  This role is also responsible for maintaining records in accordance with government regulations, assisting with the fleet replacement program, purchasing and inventory control, and overall management of the City Shop within their area of responsibility according to the City of Brooks’ policies and procedures. This position deals with the public and other team members and must conduct themselves professionally and courteously. This Heavy Duty Mechanic position is based on a forty-hour work week from Monday to Friday and may require some weekend and overtime work as required.

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Completion of a High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic License/Certification;
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) Certification;
  • Minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience in the shop and the field;
  • Valid Class 3 Driver's License with Q Endorsement;
  • Clean driver's abstract;
  • TDG Certification;
  • Standard First Aid;
  • Strong mathematical abilities;
  • Experience in budgeting;
  • Strong problem solving, decision making, and analytical skills;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office;
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage own workload including the ability to tolerate frequent interruptions and still meet deadlines;
  • Attention to detail and strong prioritizing and multi-tasking skills;
  • Mechanical aptitude and problem-solving skills;
  • Capable of working outside in all types of weather;
  • Must be able to work independently with limited supervision;
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding department and municipal matters;
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage own workload including the ability to tolerate frequent interruptions and still meet deadlines;
  • Advanced written, and oral communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability in the following areas:
  • Maintenance and repair of all equipment associated with municipal operations;
  • Experience in preventative maintenance programs;
  • Ability to competently perform welding operations; and
  • Ability to institute proper purchasing and inventory controls for all parts stocking operations.
  • Subject to a criminal record check including a vulnerable sector check

The Heavy Duty mechanic shall supply all tools required in the normal day-to-day operations of the position.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • The City of Brooks offers a competitive salary and benefits package with this position falling within the scope of the Collective Agreement between the City of Brooks and the Canadian Union of Public Employees Local 1032.
  • The 2022 salary range for this position is $43.01-$45.13 per hour depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full-time position. There is possible weekend, and overtime hours of work. The Collective Agreement including wages can be found online at www.brooks.ca.
  • Additionally, you will receive a free family membership to the JBS Canada Centre during your term of employment 

A clean criminal records check including a vulnerable sector check and a driver’s abstract will be required before an offer of employment is presented to the successful candidate.

The City of Brooks thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

The City of Brooks is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Return

Please apply through our City of Brooks Website at City of Brooks