Northeastern British Columbia



Friday, May 11, 2018


Date Posted:

May 11, 2018

Job Order #



Standard Bus
Chetwynd, BC

Job Title:

Journeyman Mechanic

Starting Date:



Relocation assistance available

  • Journeyman Ticket (Heavy Duty or Automotive).
  • Valid Driver's License (Class 1 or 2 considered an asset).
  • CVIP - Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program License (or the ability to obtain a BC license).
  • Minimum 5 years of Journeyman related experience (Heavy Duty or Automotive).
  • Bus experience considered an asset.
  • Exposure to working on diesel engines.
  • Analytical and troubleshooting skills.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Experience in maintenance planning and implementing standards and controls in a fleet environment.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with external suppliers, maintenance shops, and regulatory bodies.
  • Computer proficiency.

Standard Bus Contracting is seeking a Journeyman Mechanic that is interested in growing within the company. The Journeyman Mechanic will support the day-to-day maintenance activities of the Chetwynd Shop, as well as the maintenance efforts in Northeastern BC. He/she is an on-call resource for operations. The Journeyman Mechanic must achieve set standards of maintenance within budgeted costs and in accordance with company policy and procedure. This Journeyman position is directly accountable to the Operations Manager (and indirectly to the Director of Maintenance) for the effective utilization of shop facilities, equipment and manpower, and the maintenance, efficiency, and safety of buses serviced. For the right candidate we are willing to provide relocation assistance. If you are looking to live in Northeastern BC, this is the perfect opportunity.

  • Assist in all aspects of maintenance, as required.
  • Work to meet budget and equipment forecasts.
  • Monitor manpower skill levels to ensure operating requirements are met and report on performance.
  • Ability to manage satellite maintenance and operations.
  • Assume accountability for each employee's quality of work and productivity.
  • Works with the Operations Manager and Director of Maintenance to identify the corrective action(s).
  • Monitor key cost areas such as warranties, consumption, and inventory levels of parts and supplies.
  • Schedule sequence of maintenance services and semi-annual inspections on buses to optimize balances between operating requirements, downtime of revenue equipment, and overall shop productivity.
  • Ensure compliance with other maintenance standards and policies including:
    • Tire condition
    • Winter works
    • Yard, building, and mechanical equipment condition
  • Record and report accident damage to equipment and any/all personal injuries.
  • Fulfill service requirements and advise of maintenance items resulting from driver abuse.
  • Ensure the shop and equipment complies with company and governmental safety procedures and regulations.
  • Assist in establishing time standards, productivity measures, budgets, and forecasts.
  • Maintain high level of awareness of potential task related hazards.
  • Check that work orders are accurate and appropriate for work performed; clarify work with dispatch, as required.
How to Apply:
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Job Code 4115

Closing Date: