Mechanical Technician

City of Nelson
Posted 4 months ago
$37.11 per hour
Full Time

Job Description

Competition #24CU28

Position Summary:
Under the supervision of the Fleet and Transit Manager and/or the direction of the Mechanical Lead Hand, the Mechanical Technician is responsible for ensuring the safety of the fleet by providing top-level maintenance and repair to all City of Nelson’s vehicles and equipment; supporting the City of Nelson’s goal in being the number one Municipality in Canada based on value for service.

This position requires an individual with strong diagnostic skills, who is able to handle multiple priorities on a daily basis. The ability to communicate effectively both with internal and external stakeholders is a must as well as the ability to develop and maintain positive relationships. This position plays a key role in ensuring the City is able to safely support the needs of the City of Nelson.

Qualified applicants will have:

  • Grade 12 or GED (General Equivalency Diploma)
  • British Columbia Commercial Vehicle Inspectors Certificate with Air Brake Endorsement
  • Red Seal Certified as an Automotive Technician, Heavy Duty Technician, or Commercial Transport Technician
  • Applicants enrolled in an apprenticeship may be considered
  • Valid Class 3 BC Driver’s License with air brake endorsement with a clear driver abstract Minimum 1-year recent experience in gas, electric, and wire feed welding
  • Minimum 1-year recent related experience with computerized diagnostic equipment Experience with operating heavy trucks and equipment
  • Possess own tools and storage chest applicable with the trade


  • Competitive compensation: $37.11 per hour
  • Extensive benefit plan including extended health, dental, vision, life insurance, EFAP, and paid time off
  • Comprehensive pension plan
  • Ability to participate in our employee E Bike Program, White Water Pass Program, Food Cycler Program, etc


  • 7:00 am – 3:30 pm, Monday to Friday
  • This position may be required to work weekends and/or different shift hours from time to time

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We look forward to hearing from you!

Interested applicants should reference  #24CU28 and submit their resume and cover letter by March 25, 2024 at 4:00 pm


Organization: City of Nelson

Professional Categories: Mechanics & Maintenance

Posted: March 11, 2024, 8:34 am
Expires: March 25, 2024, 4:00 pm
Employment Type: Full Time
Employment Length: Permanent
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
Rate: $37.11 Hour
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