Heavy Duty Technician - Transit

Requisition #: 23/182
Job #: J0923-0503
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Job Category: Transit
Positions: 1
Posting Date: September 14, 2023
Closing Date: October 12, 2023
Salary/Wage: 44.01 - 44.01/Hour
Department: Public Operations
Location: 235 Carnegie Drive

Cultivate your Career

As Alberta's 'Botanical Arts City', St. Albert is a community renowned for its botanical arts, its commitment to a green lifestyle and the cultivation of activities that provide for a well-rounded quality of life. Our employees provide over 70,000 residents with high-quality programs and services and are proud to contribute to making St. Albert one of the best places to live in Canada.

The Opportunity

The City of St. Albert is recruiting for one Heavy-Duty Technician (HDT) in our Transit Garage, to perform preventative and unscheduled maintenance on our fleet of transit buses. The Transit Department is a place where staff not only care about the work they do but also the people they work alongside. If you are a team player with a positive attitude, strong work ethic and a willingness to learn, you will be a great asset to our team.

Enjoy the benefits of living and working in the Capital Region! We offer a fully equipped, modern garage and an excellent work environment. Our benefit package is above average and includes a tool allowance. The shop currently operates from 5:00 am to 4:00 pm Monday to Friday, utilizing rotational standby to cover 24/7.


• Grade 12 and Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician (On/Off Road Technician program) holding a certificate recognized in the Province of Alberta.
• Preferred candidates will have one year or more experience as a Journeyman Technician, with a strong background in electrical systems, computer technology and communication software.
• Class 5 Alberta Drivers License with "Q" (air) endorsement. A valid Class 1 to 3 Alberta Drivers license is preferred.
• Current first aid certification is required.

Hours of Work

40 hours per week. Monday through Friday.

Participation in the standby roster will be required.


$44.01 per hour. In addition, the City of St. Albert offers a generous and comprehensive benefit package.

This position is represented by the CUPE Local 941 Collective Agreement.

Conditions of Employment

• The successful applicant will be required to obtain a satisfactory police information check
• The successful candidate will be required to provide proof of educational and professional credentials.
• Class 5 Alberta Drivers License with "Q" (air) endorsement.

Application Information

• Please upload a cover letter and a resume when applying for this opportunity. These will need to be uploaded as two separate documents.
• Applications will only be accepted to 10:00 p.m. MST on the closing date.
• Please note that the City conducts most interviews via video conference and will provide a link and instructions to applicants selected for an interview.

Closing Statement

We wish to express our appreciation to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position. However, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. The City of St. Albert will no longer accept applications in person, via fax, email or by post.

Please answer all of the following questions before applying

* Question numbers in red and with an asterisk indicate mandatory questions (answer is required).

*1. Are you legally eligible to work in Canada?
*2. Do you hold a valid Class 5 Alberta driver’s license and have access to a personal vehicle for work use?
*3. Do you hold an air endorsement?
*4. What Class of Drivers License do you have?
*5. Do you hold a 4-year Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician certificate recognized in the Province of Alberta?

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