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Job Title:  Vehicle Mechanic


Vancouver, BC, CA

Other Location(s): 
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Language Requirements:  English Essential
Job ID:  14526
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Job Details: 

Job Requisition Id: 14526 
Business Function: Fleet Operations 
Primary City: Vancouver 
Other Location(s): 
Province: British Columbia (CA-BC) 
Employment Type: Full-Time 
Employment Status: Permanent 
Language Requirement: English Essential 
Number of Vacancies 1 
Job Closing Date (dd/mm/yyyy): 07/01/2019

Job Description

A Canada Post fleet mechanic is responsible for the systematic inspection, maintenance and assigned repairs to a fleet of vehicles, and must be able to work with minimal supervision

Job Responsibilities

Perform maintenance, repairs, diagnosis and component replacement including but not limited to the following:


  • Brake systems
  • Chassis and body components
  • Clutch, transmission, driveline and differential assemblies
  • Engine, fuel, cooling and exhaust systems
  • Starting, electrical, charging and communications systems
  • Steering and suspension systems and wheels, hubs and tires

Job Responsibilities (continued)

Other maintenance facility activities including but not limited to:


  • Parts ordering, receiving and stocking
  • Taking calls, noting action required
  • Use a computer to navigate through multiple reference, maintenance, parts and electronic diagnostic manuals
  • Enter and maintain electronic information in order to record maintenance activities


• Secondary school diploma or equivalent
• Graduate of a technical training/apprenticeship program in motor vehicle mechanics and/or truck mechanics
• Valid Provincial Motor Vehicle Mechanic’s license and/or Truck Mechanic’s license.                     
• Valid provincial driver’s license, with driver abstract that meets current corporate requirement
• Valid Internal Combustion Engine-Propane (ICE-P) and Ozone Depletion (ODP) license an asset                                                                                                        
• Must be currently working in the trade
• Licensed to operate medium duty truck (5 ton) with air brakes is an asset
• Thorough knowledge of motor vehicle mechanics, diagnostic techniques, industry trends & regulations and fleet preventive maintenance programs
• Ability to diagnose problems and make recommendations for efficient repair
• Competent in use of automotive repair tools and equipment
• Demonstrated ability to work in a physically demanding environment
• Ability to communicate orally and in writing
• Basic computer skills
• Ability to work shifts                                                                                                                  


• Valid provincial or inter-provincial vehicle mechanics license


• Must hold valid provincial driver’s license
• Must provide a driver’s abstract dated within the last 30 days
• Must provide a copy of provincial or inter-provincial vehicle mechanics license


• Must be currently in the field of automotive repair and maintenance
• Previous fleet repair and maintenance experience an asset

Other Information

You will be required to pass an interview. Some training will be provided to the successful candidate(s). 


Please attach to your profile a copy of a current driver’s abstract (dated within the last 30 days) along with a copy of your valid provincial or inter-provincial vehicle mechanics license. Your driver’s abstract can be obtained from the appropriate provincial ministry or agency. This documentation is required in order to consider your application. 




Employment Equity
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Important Message
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements as Canada Post cannot make assumptions about your education and experience. We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.



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