With a population of 32,097, Parkland County offers a range of municipal services and a vibrant mix of agricultural, residential, industrial and recreational opportunities. This unique rural area is situated on the west outskirts of Edmonton, just 20 minutes from downtown, and stretching over 2438 sq. km. of picturesque landscapes.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Parkland County has a Temporary, Full-time position available for a Heavy Duty Mechanic in the Public Works Department for approximately four (4) months until December 20, 2019. Reporting to the Supervisor, Equipment Maintenance, you will be stationed in Stony Plain but required to work throughout the County. You will apply the standard knowledge, skills and practices of the trade in diagnosing breakdowns and performing all maintenance, service and repair work on all types of municipal transport vehicles, construction equipment, industrial tractors and equipment. Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem solving skills are required.
Rate of Pay: $40.47 per hour
Hours of Work: 8 hours/day; 40 hours/week
This position is covered by the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local Union No. 955 Collective Agreement.
Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate
Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate
Minimum five (5) years mechanical experience with a minimum of two (2) years heavy duty
Experience repairing and overhauling a variety of light and heavy duty equipment, including snow plow/sanding trucks
Welding experience would be an asset
Valid Alberta Class 3 Operators License with Q (air) endorsement. Upon hire, a current commercial driver’s abstract must be provided.
Parkland County has a nepotism policy in effect which limits the consideration of employees’ relatives for employment. Please contact Human Resources for further information on this policy (including the definition of a relative under this policy).
We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement is being collected under the authority of the Municipal Government Act and will be used for Parkland County employment opportunities only. The personal information that you provide may be made public, subject to the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.