New Job Trainee Electro Mechanic In Alberta

Trainee Electro Mechanic
Trainee Electro Mechanic

Trainee Electro Mechanic

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $40.68–$45.54 an hour
Location : Alberta

Full Description

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion and anti-racism. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.

As a Trainee Electro Mechanic, you will learn how to completely maintain the Light Rail Vehicle (LRV) fleet, individual components, and subsystems. This position is responsible from a training perspective, the inspection, repair, overhaul and rebuild of Light Rail Vehicles (LRV) Fleet, individual components, and subsystems, as well as related shop and field work assigned. Utilizing a variety of tools and equipment, performing maintenance and repairs on all types of LRV motors and equipment. Primary duties include:
  • Installing and testing electrical components such as electrical heaters, control panels, switches, public address systems, electrical motors, electrical fans, compressors, generating apparatus, etc.
  • Identifying malfunctions, performance maintenance requirements, through periodic inspections, operational testing, and operator reports.
  • Arranging for vehicles to be transferred to the shop and staged.
  • Conducting inspections, preparing estimates, etc. on potential work to be performed.
  • Carrying out all maintenance activities and tasks related to inspection, overhaul, repair, rebuild or replacement of apparatus and components of LBR’s deemed necessary by the Foreman.
  • Conducting operational testing on vehicles, equipment, etc. following modifications, repairs, overhauls, rebuilds, and maintenance to ensure efficient and safe operation.
  • Complete post work paperwork and ensure that all documentation required has been completed.
  • Participate in health and safety meetings and work groups, and ensure that any defective equipment is reported promptly.
  • Ensures that equipment and supplies that are utilized meet with the standards and expectations and are used as directed.
  • Performing other related duties as required.
  • A related Journeyman Certificate as a Truck and Transport, Heavy-Duty, Automotive, Electric Rewind Mechanic OR;
  • A completed 2-year Electronics Engineering Technology diploma and Certified Engineering Technologist (C.E.T) designation recognized by the City of Calgary.
  • A valid Class 5 Drivers License (not a Graduated Driver’s License) with no more than 6 demerits, and no suspensions or charges pending.
  • Experience with LRV equipment is a definite asset.
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose maintenance problems and provide problem solving assistance is a definite asset.
  • Demonstrated independent learning, and proficiency with data analysis is considered an asset.
  • A High School diploma or GED would be considered an asset.
  • Applicants must have the ability to meet and maintain the medical requirements for LRV operation, which are equivalent to a medical report for a Class 2 License.
  • Electro Mechanic Trainees must complete, pass, and maintain computer based modules, LRV rule book, and a LRV operator’s license without passengers. Failure to successfully complete and of the modules will automatically disqualify the trainee from continuing the program. Disqualified employees may re-apply after one year, and must repeat modules that have already been successfully passed.
  • A minimum of 80% on an electro-mechanical aptitude assessment exam is required in order to be considered for an interview. Only 1 aptitude test may be completed within a 12 month period.
  • Applicants must have the ability to obtain a City of Calgary Operator’s Permit.
Working Conditions: This position works in a garage environment, which can include exposure to vehicle fumes, heavy equipment, noise, and dust. Some work must be performed in tight spaces and in awkward positions, and requires the ability to lift 20 kg on a regular basis.
Pre-employment Requirements
  • A security clearance will be conducted.
  • Applicants will be tested for appropriate skills.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.
Pre-employment Drug Test: An offer of employment for this position will be conditional on an applicant passing a pre-employment drug test. This test assesses for use of drugs including cannabis. Failure to pass a pre-employment drug test may prevent an applicant from being hired into any safety sensitive position for a period of up to twelve months.
Union: ATU Local 583
Business Unit: Calgary Transit

Position Type: 8 Temporary Positions (up to 12 months)
Location: 3910 - 54 Avenue NE

Compensation: $40.68 - 45.54 per hour
Days of Work: This position works various shifts including daytime, evenings, nights,
and weekends.

Hours of work: Non-Standard 40 hour work week

Audience: Internal/External
Apply By: March 29, 2023

Job ID #: 307294