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Title Mechanic
Job Number FR-43-13
Employee Group IAFF 1552
Department Fire
Employment Status Full-Time Permanent
Position Overview Reporting to the Mechanic Supervisor, the successful applicant will perform diagnosis and repair of a variety of fire apparatuses including pumps, aerials, tankers, other emergency response units, and standard smaller fleet vehicles.
The Mechanic will be responsible for tasks such as:
  • Diagnose and repair either in a regular maintenance program or in emergency conditions all response apparatus including pumps, aerials, tankers and support vehicles
  • Carrying out services and PM inspections on pumps, aerials, tankers, extrication equipment and gas powered chain/rotary saws
  • Completing diagnosis and inspections using service manuals and computer based applications
  • Documenting time and material using computerized work order program
  • Completing and signing off  inspection forms
Applicants will be required to participate in the Provincial Emergency Vehicle Technician’s Certification Program and will become a member of IAFF Local 1552.
Mandatory Qualifications:    
  • A 310–S and 310–T Certificate 
  • A valid driver’s license, Class ‘D’ with ‘Z’ endorsement (air-brake) 
  • Proof of experience in the trade as a licensed Journeyman
Preferred Qualifications
  • Vehicle multiplexing diagnosis and repair
  • Manufacturer training in aerial ladder operation, maintenance and repair
  • Hold a valid ODP (Ozone Depletion Prevention) certificate
  • Emergency Vehicle Technician’s Certificate Level one, two or three
Applicants selected to move forward will be asked to complete a competency exam before interviews occur.
Posting Closing Date 4/11/2013
Open to All Candidates
Salary Grade 1552
Salary Range $83,013
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