Journeyman Mechanic in Battleford, Saskatchewan

Construction Work

PURPOSE: Under general direction, the Lead Hand oversees shop functions, assets, supervises work activities, vehicle preventative maintenance, vehicle repairs and general building maintenance, ensuring compliance with company and regulatory requirements.
? Schedule and supervise all shop activities to ensure maximum productivity through VMS computer program
? In conjunction with the Shop Manager makes recommendations and obtain quotations for facility upgrades for the annual capital budgeting process. Participates in setting shop budget and conducts reviews with Shop Manager to ensure goals are being met and discuss variances to plan.
? Ensure branch fleet is maintained to government and company requirements
? Control of ordering parts, supplies, and subcontract work including quarterly physical inventory
? Maintain company facilities in a clean, safe and environmentally sound manner
? Manage, assist in the hiring and supervise competent staff of mechanics
? Oversee the performance of Brake, Safety and PM inspections
? Monthly reporting to the Shop Manager
? Prepares and participates in yearly shop and environmental audits as scheduled
? Vice Chair monthly maintenance staff meetings
? Participate in company provided educational programs to ensure compliance with all aspects of health, safety and environmental regulations
EDUCATION: Grade 12 Education and valid mechanics licence with diesel experience and/or endorsement.
? Heavy duty mechanic, automotive mechanic certification, truck and transport mechanic or equivalent qualifications
? Supervisory or fleet management experience preferred
? Knowledge of VMS or similar fleet maintenance system
? Must have strong communication, organizational skills and management skills
? Excellent computer skills
WORKING CONDITIONS: Shop/Garage environment
Please forward your resume via email or fax to
Ken Houk, Area General Manager
140 4th Avenue East
Regina, Saskatchewan S4N 4Z4
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First Student Canada
Location: Battleford
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