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Truck & Coach Technician

Length:  Full-time
Department/Division:  Transportation & Environmental Services/Transit Services
Hours of Work:  40 hours per week, Monday – Friday; 11:00 p.m. – 7: 00 a.m.
Wage:  $21.11 - $38.24
Location:  Grand River Transit Centre, 85 Chandler Drive, Kitchener and/or  Cambridge Bus Depot, 460 Conestoga Blvd., Cambridge

Description of Duties:

Maintains and repairs buses, specialized vehicles, and other support vehicles/equipment.
If hired as an apprentice, will be registered with the Ontario Ministry of Skills and Development and sign a written Apprenticeship Agreement with the Region. All work performed by apprentices are in accordance with Ministry regulations.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

•Reading, writing, math, and communication skills acquired through a grade 12 education. Must have a valid Ontario College of Trades Coach Mechanic Certificate of Qualification (or a registered apprentice) plus 2 years of related experience in either truck or coach repair and maintenance.
•Ability to follow/knowledge of corporate policies/procedures and legislation related to vehicle servicing (e.g., Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, Highway Traffic Act).
•Knowledge of onboard vehicle computerized equipment and test equipment (e.g., heating ventilation air conditioning systems, Vehicle Multi-Plexing (PLC, VBEA, Dinex), pro-link) and test procedures. Knowledge of diagnostics and repair of Voith, ZF, and Allison transmissions.
•Ability to work independently (subject to review by supervisor) and refer to supervisor for in-depth repairs, repairs that could result in major costs, and when ordering costly parts for increasing inventory compliment.
•Skill using a laptop computer to perform systems diagnostics.
•Must possess all hand tools applicable to the trade and ensure they are of good quality and maintained in safe operating condition.
•Must hold a valid Class DZ driver's license and acceptable driving record to operate Regional vehicles.
•Must provide an acceptable Police Information Check (Level 2) for bondability.
•Ability to communicate effectively with other staff and participate as an effective team member.
•Ability to read and follow maintenance manuals, parts books, wiring diagrams, and inspection procedures. Ability to write MTO and preventive maintenance inspection reports.
•Ability to support and project the Region’s values.

Please apply online, by the closing date Jan 31, 2021 quoting competition number 2020-1124.

We thank all applicants in advance; however, we will be corresponding only with those selected for an interview.

The Region of Waterloo is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, inclusion, and supporting the well-being of our employees. We encourage qualified applicants to apply and will accommodate the needs of qualified applicants under the Human Rights Code in all parts of the hiring process.

Alternate formats of this document are available upon request. Please contact the Service First Call Centre at phone number (519) 575-4400, TTY number (519-575-4608) to request an alternate format.

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The Regional Municipality of Waterloo,
Human Resources Department
150 Frederick Street, 3rd Floor,
Kitchener, Ontario N2G 4J3

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