Job Description Summary                                                                           

          A 310S mechanic is responsible for is required to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of general fleet pick-ups, heavy trucks, and related construction equipment including road graders, gasoline and diesel powered tractors, dump trucks, and dozers (depending on class of licence). Work assignments will be received in the form of oral or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicle, and test automotive systems and components using computerized diagnostic and other testing devices to diagnose and isolate faults
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of automotive systems including fuel system, brakes, steering and suspension, engine and drive train, emission control and exhaust, cooling and climate control, and electrical and electronic systems using hand tools and other specialized automotive repair equipment
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's performance specifications
  • Advise company on work performed, general vehicle condition and future repair requirements
  • Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups
  • Inspect and test mechanical units, such as engines, transmissions, axles and brake systems, to locate faults and malfunctions



          Internally, relate to other mechanics and apprentices of different classes and skills, site personnel, Fleet Coordinators, and Shop Manager.  This position reports directly to the Shop Manager. 

 Core Competencies

  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Communication skills (facilitation, listening, verbal, written, presentation)
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to read, understand, and speak English at a grade 12 level
  • Well organized and able to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work independently


Job Specific Competencies

  • Full G license with a clean abstract
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics
  • Familiarity with construction sites is an asset
  • Physical ability to lift upwards of 50lbs
  • Familiarity with hazards associated with the trade
  • Essential human competencies include hand-eye coordination, sight, smell, hearing, and vision


 Employment Credentials

  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a four-year automotive service technician apprenticeship program, or, a combination of over four years of work experience in the trade and high school, college or industry courses in automotive technology is required to be eligible for trade certification.



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