City of Oshawa Job Posting: Regular Full-Time Mechanic 2


Job Title:   Regular Full-Time Mechanic 2     Posting Number:  003267  

Department:   Community Services Department 

Branch:  Operations Fleet Services   

Location:   Consolidated Operations Depot

Posting Start Date: 2021/08/18             Posting End Date:  2021/08/27 by 4:30pm

Employment Group:   CUPE 250          Salary Grade:   15-$35.62 – $39.83  

Standard Weekly Hours of Work:  40.00   Shift Work Required:  Yes

Job Description

Reporting to the Supervisor, Fleet Services or designate, be responsible for the maintenance and repair of City equipment. The City of Oshawa strives to provide an environment that cultivates and supports the following core values: Authenticity, Courage, and Trust (ACT).


Duties include performing maintenance service and inspection on equipment; diagnosing and repairing defects; repairing equipment or other City property outside of the garage area; modifying and remedying defects that develop in equipment; operating gas and electrical welding equipment; operating City equipment; responsible for full garage operation during night shift; and performing various duties related to Winter Control/Call Board activities.


Must possess current Motor Vehicle Repairer Certificates (Province of Ontario – 310S and 310T). Must possess or be able to obtain Automotive Propane Certificate ICE-P, Automotive Natural Gas Certificate ICE-NG, Motive Power Trades Air Conditioning Certificate and Heavy-duty Equipment Certificate.

Minimum two (2) years of experience in repairing off-road as well as heavy-duty equipment. Demonstrated ability to make inspections of automotive equipment for service and to diagnose and repair electrical circuits, solenoid controls, hydraulic systems and automotive computer systems as applied to City and off-road equipment.

Demonstrated skill in the use of tools and in the operation of machines and equipment commonly used in the automotive mechanics’ trade.

Possession and maintenance of a valid Ontario Driver’s License, minimum Class “DZ,” and the ability to pass the City’s tests for motor vehicle operations.

Good reading, writing and oral English skills Able to read, understand and follow general and technical instructions. Able to complete forms and maintaining accurate records relevant to the job, in a computerized environment.

Good interpersonal skills, respectful, tact and courtesy in discussing information with operators, colleagues and supervisors. Neat and proficient in work habits.

Established skills and experience using PC equipment and related software applications.

Demonstrated ability set priorities, schedule, direct and provide effective instructions to less qualified employees.

The job requires scheduled evening and night shifts in accordance with Article 11.05 (c) of CUPE Local #250 Collective Agreement.

Must be able to serve on the Winter Call Board.

Knowledge and understanding of, and ability to apply, relevant safety policies, standards and legislation (Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act, WHMIS, etc).

Please be advised that position location as noted is at the time of posting and is subject to change, as required due to operational needs.

We would like to thank all applicants however, please note that only those selected to attend an interview will be contacted and all other applicants will be kept on file.  Applicants are advised that written, oral and practical testing may form part of the selection process.

Please apply online through our website: All applicants are encouraged to provide a valid email address for communication purposes.  Please ensure that you check your email regularly to receive any correspondence.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 and the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC). The City of Oshawa promotes the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion and adheres to the tenets of the Canadian Human Rights Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. The City of Oshawa encourages applications from women, Indigenous Peoples and persons of all cultures, ethnic origins, religions, abilities, ages, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.

The City of Oshawa provides accommodation during all parts of the hiring process, upon request, to applicants with disabilities. If you require assistance with the application process please contact Human Resource Services by emailing [email protected] or by calling us at 1-905-436-5666. If contacted to proceed to the selection process, please advise us if you require any accommodation. The City of Oshawa will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection and/or assessment process to applicants with disabilities and/or needs related to the OHRC. Personal information provided is collected under the authority of The Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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