Jan 20, 2023

Licensed Mechanic A

$35.35 - $37.76 hourly
  • Town of Oakville
  • Oakville, ON, Canada
Vaccination Required Installation-Maint-Repair Skilled Labor

Job Description

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs scheduled Inspections, Preventive Maintenance, Repairs, Rebuilds, Tracing and Analysis, Adjustments, etc. on (but not limited to) vehicles, on and off-road equipment, automotive, industrial, agricultural, small tools and equipment, and their related components and systems
  • Data search, diagnoses and repair of all vehicle systems including electrical, emission, transmission, engine, brakes, steering, suspension, hydraulic, pneumatic, and water systems
  • Typical systems worked on include: Brakes - air, hydraulic, disc and drum.  Engines - gas, diesel, propane.  Drive Trains - standard and automatic transmissions with or without PTO, hydrostatic, axles, differentials, gearboxes, and clutches. Systems - Includes pneumatic, hydraulic, water, electrical. There are also welding and metal repair and some fabrication requirements;
  • Records entries of activities including work orders, inspection sheets etc. and material usage;
  • Provides guidance and instructions to students and drivers;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Secondary school graduation, OSSD, or Ontario recognized equivalent.  Valid 310 T Truck and Coach Technician to latest standards certificate and a valid 310 S Automotive Service Technician to latest standards certificate are required.   
  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience in vehicle maintenance.
  • Minimum of 2 years Municipal or equivalent diversified fleet experience.
  • Lift truck operations and ICE-P Internal Combustion Alternate Fuel Technician – Propane certificates are definite assets. 
  • Ability to operate all necessary shop equipment including oxy\acetylene torches, arc and MIG welders and plasma cutter is required. 
  • Possess own set of mechanic’s basic tools. 
  • Ability to use electronic monitoring and diagnostic equipment is required. 
  • Must be able to function with technical drawings for equipment, electrical, pneumatic, fluid power. Must be competent in the use a computer in a Windows / Network environment. 
  • Understanding of Book 7 Traffic Control, Highway Traffic Act, MSDS, WHMIS, Knowledge of Occupational Health and Safety Act, and other Regulations and Standards as they affect this work.
  • Demonstrate effective communications, both oral and written, customer service, and problem solving skills. Proficient time management skills and flexibility in adjusting between a variety of duties.  Ability to work with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Must hold and provide a copy of a valid and unrestricted Ontario Driver’s License Class DZ minimum (standard and automatic transmission) with a driving record that demonstrates responsible and safe driving behaviour. Note: Applicants with 6 or more points are ineligible for consideration. The successful applicant, who is a new hire, will be required to provide the Corporation with a current drivers abstract (no older than 30 days) as a condition of employment.

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