REPOSTED #23-28 Certified Mechanic

Job Status
Final Process
Closing Date


Unionized Job Vacancy

Competition #23-28

POSITION TITLE:     Certified Mechanic

DEPARTMENT:         Operations

HOURS OF WORK:   40 hr/ week

POSTING DATE:       Thursday, December 14, 2023

CLOSING DATE:       4:00 p.m., Tuesday, January 2, 2024

HOURLY RATE:         $41.10 (2024)


Reporting to the Director of Operations the Certified Mechanic is responsible for providing journeyman mechanical maintenance and repair to Town vehicles, power tools and equipment, and lead the Town fleet management plan

  • Education:
    • High School Graduation
  • Certification:
    • Current and valid BC certificate of trades qualification in Heavy Duty Mechanic (4 years) or commercial transport mechanic (4 years), Valid BC Drivers License Class 3 with air endorsement
    • Safety Certification and Other Licenses:
      • Level 1 First aid, WHMIS
  • Desirable Certification and Training:
    • Electrical Diagnosis & Repair, Hydraulic Diagnosis & Repair
    • Emergency Vehicle Technician Certification
    • Familiarity with Electric Vehicle Maintenance
  • Experience:
    • 3 years of related experience including welding and fabrication, diagnostic and analytical scanning tools or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

For complete details of this position, please see the attached Job Description.

Qualified candidates may forward their application package including cover letter, resume and three references, quoting Competition #23-28, no later than the closing date and time.

Applications may be forwarded to:

Human Resources

Confidential: Competition #23-28

Town of Smithers

Box 879, 1027 Aldous Street

Smithers, BC V0J 2N0

The Town of Smithers thanks all applicants for their interest; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

The Town of Smithers is an equal opportunity employer committed to establishing an inclusive, equitable, and accessible environment for all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status or any other basis protected by applicable law.