Automotive Mechanic


Special Areas

Job Category: Permanent Salaried
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Youngstown
Closing Date:  Open until filled
Competition No: 30157
Automotive Mechanic  

Journeyperson or Apprentice

  • Annual Salary at $68,077 – $72,500 depending upon experience and education
  • 8-hour workday (Monday through Friday) – Overtime may be required
  • Full time, permanent position with full benefit package

Youngstown Service Centre

  • Special Areas Board operates a modernized fleet of equipment and is focused on a detailed preventative maintenance and repair program.
  • Work will consist of a combination of field service and in shop repairs and maintenance.
  • The Youngstown Service Centre consists of nineteen (19) equipment bays and cares and maintain over 300 pieces of heavy equipment.
Key Duties & Description Key Duties include: 

  • Analysis, repair, and maintenance of:
    • light duty vehicles and light trucks in Special Areas fleet
  • Adjust, test and repair components and systems including:
    • engines (diesel/gasoline)
    • steering systems and braking system
    • running gear
    • vehicle suspensions
    • wheel alignments
    • electrical and air condition systems
  • Perform inspections for Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certifications (CVIP)
  • Delivering and adherence with Special Areas Safety Program and all reporting requirements
  • Grade 12 (or an equivalent GED)
  • Journeyman Automotive Mechanic Certificate, valid in the province of Alberta
  • 2-5 years related experience with Commercial Vehicle Inspection knowledge.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties – required lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
Important Considerations 
  • ­­­­­­­These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employee
  • Auto Apprentices will be considered and are welcome to apply!
  • Apprentices are paid a percentage of a journeyman’s wage rate, which increases with each successful year of training
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role.
  • Supervisory experience an asset but not required
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume
Additional Information
  • Brent Fecho – Superintendent Youngstown Service Centre – 403-779-3733


Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:

Human Resource Services
Special Areas Board
Box 820
Hanna, AB T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-5527


We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

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