Automotive Technician (or Apprentice)

Website Haldimand County

Posting #: CUPE-2019-03 Posting Period: January 8 – January 22, 2019
Employee Group: CUPE Local 4700 (Haldimand)
Position Status: Permanent Full-Time
Hours worked per week: 40
Positions: Automotive Technician (or Apprentice)Grade: 9
Wage Rate: $30.397 – $35.189 / hour (January 2019), or, as outlined in CUPE Letter of Understanding for employees in the Apprentice Program
Department / Division: Public Works Operations / Fleet Operations
Location: Kohler
Purpose of Position:
Reporting to the Supervisor, Fleet and receiving work direction from the Fleet Foreman, the incumbent will:

 diagnose problems with vehicles and equipment and carry out major and / or minor scheduled or non-scheduled repair, maintenance and / or overhaul on all vehicles and equipment, at both the garage and at various job-sites
 assign tasks and / or provide guidance to staff assigned to assist with repair, maintenance and / or overhaul of vehicles and equipment, ensuring work is done correctly.
 advise Fleet Clerk if supplies are needed; to sign out supplies when they are needed.
 carry out maintenance and housekeeping duties at the garage/Kohler facility to ensure a tidy and safe workspace.
 complete all documentation required ensuring accuracy (for example, daily log book, service repair sheets, work orders)
 perform other duties as directed / assigned
Education & Experience
 High School Grade 12 graduation or equivalent plus an additional programme of over one year and up to two years, or equivalent
 Current Truck & Coach Technician (T) license**, and
 Current Automotive Service Technician (S) license** required
 over five years current related experience (including required apprentice hours)
**NOTE: Haldimand County will consider applicants without a current Automotive Service Technician (S) license, provided that the applicant:
 possesses a current Truck & Coach Technician (T) license
 is willing to enter into Apprentice program to obtain an Automotive Service Technician (S) license, as outlined in Haldimand County / CUPE Letter of Understanding RE: Automotive Technician Apprentice Program
Human Resources Division, Cayuga Administration Building,
45 Munsee Street North – P.O. Box 400 – Cayuga, Ontario N0A lE0

Or equivalent to that combination.
Must have:
 a valid Ontario class DZ driver’s license
 industry standard tool box & hand tools to perform duties as assigned
* Must be physically able to do the work.
Knowledge & Skills Required:
 proven mechanical aptitude with sound knowledge of heavy equipment and diesel engines
 good understanding of seasonal nature of fleet operations in a municipal setting
 proven communication skills (both oral and written)
 proven time management skills
 proven ability to work independently
Machines Operated:
 Small equipment and hand tools,
 volt, ohm and amp meters,
 gauges and testers,
 computer analyzer,
 callipers,
 micrometers,
 pickup truck,
 front-end loader (2 or 4 wheel drive),
 truck jacks,
 air compressor and attachments,
 chain falls,
 torches,
 hydraulic press,
 welder,
 steam jenny,
 forklift.
Computer Expertise:
Level 1 – Incumbents to this position must possess basic computer skills scored at 50% or higher to ensure their familiarity
with computer / printer / mouse / Internet / e-mail.
Accountabilities / Tasks
Reference Purpose of Position above.
All Haldimand County employees are expected to:
 work safely and respect others in the work place
 maintain confidentiality
 work within policies and procedures determined by Haldimand County and / or legislation relative to the function
This position requires:
– a current (within the past 6 months) Police Check YES – OPP LE 219
Human Resources Division, Cayuga Administration Building,
45 Munsee Street North – P.O. Box 400 – Cayuga, Ontario N0A lE0

Those who are interested in applying for this position must submit the completed form
together with a resume and covering letter as appropriate in confidence to
by 4:30 p.m. on the last day of this posting. Only those
who are selected for an interview will be contacted.
As per current Legislation, if it is determined that those employees with priority placement status are suitable for this
job, before a selection decision has been made, this competition may be cancelled.
Accommodation is available for any applicant with a disability, as it relates to the recruitment process of this position.
Upon request, Haldimand County will consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of a suitable
accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs
due to disability.

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