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Licensed Mechanic

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Open Date Sep 08 2021 - 01:48:00 PM Close Date Sep 21 2021 - 04:00:00 PM
Position Title Licensed Mechanic Posting Type Permanent
Posting Status Active Position Length Full Time
Department Group Garage Hours per Week 40
Department Engineering & Public Works Openings 1
Education Other    
Location Engineering/Public Works
Salary Range $33.09
Union Position No





The City of Woodstock is a dynamic and growing community of 41,000 located in the heart of southwestern Ontario at the crossroads of highways 401 and 403.  A growing community, Woodstock has kept its small-town flavor while offering the types of amenities typically found only in larger cities.  Woodstock has roots in both agriculture and manufacturing; as the recognized Dairy Capital of Canada and as home to Toyota’s second Canadian manufacturing facility.  With a skilled workforce, affordable housing and a new community hospital Woodstock truly is a growing city with a lot of rural, small town charm.




To be considered, applicants must possess the following qualifications:

  • Minimum Grade 12 or GED, with preference given to applicants who have graduated from a 2-year college program
  • Valid 310T(Truck & Coach License) and 310S(Automotive License) in good standing with Ontario College of Trades
  • Ozone Depletion Certificate
  • Preference will be given to applicants with experience servicing and repairing heavy equipment
  • Valid Class “DZ” driver’s license in good standing
  • Must be in excellent physical condition, with an ability to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Must have an excellent knowledge of electronic and hydraulic systems as well as the ability to read and understand electrical schematics
  • Experience welding and cutting including the use of oxygen, acetylene, arc and MIG welding
  • Experience rebuilding/repairing a wide range of equipment and vehicles
  • Must possess the ability to read and interpret parts & service manuals as well as wiring schematics




1.         Maintains City’s fleet of heavy, medium and light duty vehicles for the Works, Transit, Fire, and Parks departments. This includes off-road and specialized equipment.

a)  Tests, diagnoses, analyzes and repairs vehicles in accordance with Manufacturer’s specifications

•Uses OEM software including, but not limited to: Cummins Insite, Allison DOC, Meritor, Bendix, Voith, International trucks DLB and NED, Freightliner Diagnostic link, E technician, Volvo

•Uses prescribed service manuals (hardcopy and electronic), technical reference materials and schematic diagrams


b)  Makes mechanical repairs, such as, but not inclusive:

•           Replaces and repairs brakes

•           Replaces springs

•           Changes tires

•           Repairs gas, diesel and propane engines,

•           Air conditioning troubleshooting and repairs

•           Dickey John troubleshooting, repairs and calibration

•           GPS installations, repairs and troubleshooting

c)  Operated personal and shop tools such as: hoists, cranes, air tools, power tools, saws, presses, torches, etc.


2.  Regularly services and checks the overall condition of each vehicle:

•           Tune ups, oil changes, grease, undercoating and rustproofing


3.  Responds to emergency calls when the vehicle breaks down while in service:

•           Responsible for complete safety inspections in compliance with Ministry of Transportation guidelines and corporate standards


4.  Services and repairs City equipment such as, but not inclusive:

•           Loaders, graders, brush chippers

•           Compressors

•           Pressure washers, air and hydraulic equipment

•           All licensed and unlicensed equipment


5.  Completes the mechanics work order detailing materials and time used on each task.  This may be written or computer generated.

•           May be responsible for computer stock withdrawals

•           Ability to diagnose, analyze and service motor power systems and vehicles in accordance with manufacturer’s recommendations and specifications.


6. Performs other duties related to the Board of Works such as, but not inclusive:

•           Metal work, e.g. body work, painting, fabricating

•           Carpentry work

•           Electrical and plumbing

•           Change heavy equipment attachments


7.  Carries out work assignments in accordance with the Occupational Health & Safety Act requirements, and any other safety policies, procedures and regulations, etc.


8.  Ensures that all necessary personal protective equipment (e.g. safety boots, hearing protection, eye protection, etc.) is used and is maintained in good condition.


9.  Performs other duties as assigned.


10.  Responsible for reporting work accomplishments, resources used and time spent.


11.  Works under general supervision.


12.  Must be prepared to update qualifications and attend training seminars.


Rate of Pay, Level “7” $33.09 per hour, as per Schedule “A” of the Outside Collective Agreement.    Hours of work and benefits as set out in the collective agreement.


Resumes and cover letters will be received online at no later than 4:00 p.m. September 21st, 2021.


The City of Woodstock is an equal opportunity employer.  Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process.  Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.

We thank all candidates who apply, but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


Licensed Mechanic External 2021.pdf

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Phone: 519-539-1291
TTY: 519-539-7268
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