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Journeyman/4th Year/3rd Year Heavy Duty Technician

Are you looking to build your career? Pembina Hills School Division is now inviting applications for a

Journeyman/4th Year/3rd Year Heavy Duty Technician

based out of the Barrhead Transportation Department. Duties are to commence as soon as possible.

The Position
The Heavy-Duty Technician reports directly to the Lead Mechanic and is responsible for all aspects of the Transportation Maintenance, including maintenance and repair of the entire transportation fleet, following a preventative maintenance program and ensuring compliance with regulations as required by Alberta Transportation and other regulatory bodies. The Heavy-Duty Technician may also be dispatched to perform service calls and perform emergency repairs on units.
The hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday 8 hours/day. Overtime is provided after 8hours per day or 40 hours per week.


• Excellent benefit package through the Alberta School Employee Benefit Plan which includes

o    Extended Health Care

o    Dental Care

o    Vision Care

o    Extended Disability Benefits

o    Life Insurance and Accidental Death &Dismemberment

•    Pension Plan through Local Authorities Pension Plan

•    Health & Wellness Spending Account

•    14 General and Board declared holidays

•    Four weeks’ vacation in the first year

•    Personal days available up to a maximum of 5 days per school year

•    Wage is $33.54/hr to $36.60/hr for Journeyman. Apprentice wage would be adjusted as per the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Act


•    Alberta Journeyman's certificate as a Heavy-Duty Technician/Mechanic, or has a valid Alberta apprentice ticket

•    Must be a proven self-directed team player.

•    Strong diagnostic skills and understanding of electrical systems

•    Can lift up to 50 pounds

•    Valid Alberta Class1 or 2 Drivers license would be an asset

•    Computer Skills

•    Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

•    Flexibility and adaptability to new challenges

•    Must be willing to respond to roadside breakdowns

•    Good time management and organizational skills

•    Dependable and reliable

•    Previous school bus maintenance experience would be an asset

This competition will remain open until a suitable candidate is found. Apply at:
If you require assistance with the application process, please call Simplication @1-877-900-5627


5310 - 49 Street, Barrhead, AB T7N 1P3

P 780.674.8500 F 780.674.3262 

Toll Free 1.877.693.1333

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