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Heavy Duty Mechanic/Automotive Technician

Job Type: 
Maintenance / Trades
Town of High River
Job Description : 

Town of High River invites applications for a Permanent, Full-time Heavy Duty Mechanic/Automotive Technician

$32.46 to 35.12 per hour

At the Town of High River, people come first. We are looking for a Heavy-Duty Mechanic/Automotive Technician to join our organization and contribute to our culture focused on accountability, connection, and excellence. We have two positions available:

The Community

High River provides the warmth and familiarity of a small town, featuring countless outdoor trails and parks that await your next adventure. Our downtown offers a variety of unique stores and businesses who take pride in fostering connection in our community. High River is a people-first community where families put down roots for generations. Nestled within Foothills County with the Rocky Mountains framing the view to your west, our community of 14,000 is rooted in people and promotes an environment to help you build lasting relationships.

The Organization

Through the dedication and passion of our 150 employees, we deliver important services to the community. Our purpose, or why we do what we do, is because we want to make a difference in our community now and for generations to come (our ‘why’). To achieve this, we inspire and respect one another, we can be counted on, we are better together, and we dare to be different (our ‘how’).

We’ve embarked on a workplace culture journey that has enhanced our commitment to people; both our employees and the community we serve. We have identified three pillars to achieve our workplace culture: Accountable, Connected, Excellence (ACE). 

The Role

This position will be responsible for the daily maintenance and repair of all Town vehicles and equipment and for carrying out the operation of the equipment maintenance shop. The Town has a diverse fleet of light and heavy-duty equipment and vehicles consisting of approximately 100 units. The successful candidate will be required to work 40 hours per week and may be required to work overtime and/or weekends during emergency situations.

To be successful you will have a Red Seal Heavy Equipment Technician certificate with preferably three years’ experience in fleet maintenance. Preference will be given to those with a combination of the education and experience listed. The following certifications are also required: Valid Class 1Q Alberta Driver’s License; Standard First Aid CPR Level C/AED; WHIMIS; Fall Arrest; and Transportation of Dangerous Goods. In addition, you will have thorough knowledge of the operation, maintenance and diagnostics of a wide variety of light trucks and heavy equipment. Understanding of federal and provincial regulations regarding equipment and vehicles is required. 

Closing Date: 
March 13, 2020
Application Return: 

To explore this career opportunity, or to find additional information, please visit our website at www.highriver.ca, click on Careers. Please submit your application no later than March 13, 2020 at 1:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted