This position is responsible for troubleshooting, repair, and overhaul of a wide variety of Regional fleet and specialized off road vehicles and equipment; performs preventative maintenance and inspects vehicles and equipment; documents all equipment and vehicle service records
- Performs preventative maintenance and repairs, diagnostic equipment analysis, evaluations, computerised controls, and electrical/electronic repairs on a wide range of vehicles and equipment in compliance with legislation and standards.
- Completes daily work orders and provides input pertaining to preventative maintenance, servicing and repairs, inspections, parts, and emergency repairs.
- Performs roadside and offsite emergency vehicle repairs.
- Completes documentation ensuring all parts and services for compliance/standards.
- Prepares and maintains reports identifying inspection activities, deficiencies, and corrective measures.
- Inputs data for fleet analysis including vehicle history, licensing schedule, fleet assessments, etc.
- Assists with technical library for maintenance and equipment operating manuals, parts books, electrical diagrams, and legislative documents.
- Participates in the research, testing and evaluation of new vehicle products and technologies including emission reduction devices, alternative fuels, digital radios, in-cab electronics, etc.
- Provides input and assessment to determine annual replacements and disposal units, and provides written assessments as required.
- Assists in researching, evaluating, and providing mechanical reports to determine best replacement units and provides assessment on unit specifications for tendering process.
- Performs quality assurance checks on various overhaul and refresh programs.
- Reviews equipment and performance with vendors and external groups; identifies issues and recommends solutions.
- Completes and signs off on all regulatory annual safety inspections.
- Performs other duties as assigned, in accordance with Branch and Department objectives.
- Must hold a valid license as a (Truck and Coach Technician – 310T and Automotive Service Technician – 310S).
- Must hold Certificate of Qualifications from an approved College and valid membership in the Ontario College of Trades and Apprentices.
- Minimum five (5) years demonstrated experience, with detailed knowledge of heavy-duty vehicle or municipal vehicle/equipment maintenance and repair practices and procedures.
- Knowledge of relevant legislation and standards including Occupational Health and Safety Act, and Highway Traffic Act and appropriate equipment maintenance procedures and legislated certifications.
- Valid Ontario Class “D” driver’s licence and successful completion of “Z” endorsement within six (6) months of date of hire.
- Satisfactory Police Criminal Background Check.