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Journeyperson - Heavy Duty Mechanic

Openings: 2

Location Name: City of Regina, Regina, Saskatchewan, CA 

Date Posted: November 22, 2022 

Closing Date: Open till filled

Profession: Skilled Trades 

Experience Level(s): Mid-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Education Level(s): Journeyperson Certificate in Truck and Transport Trade, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Agriculture Machinery Technician or Automotive Service Technician. 

Job ID: 974 

Position Summary

The City of Regina contributes to its citizens’ quality of life by providing services & infrastructure at a level and
of a quality that is sustainable. Our more than 2000 employees are proud to support a vision to be Canada’s
most vibrant, inclusive, attractive & sustainable community.

A Heavy Duty Mechanic in the Transit Fleet Department plays an integral role in the effective & efficient
delivery of transit services to the residents of Regina. This is a fast-paced environment where safety of
employees, operators and citizens are of the utmost importance. Work in the Transit Fleet garage involves
maintenance and overhaul of bus engines, transmissions, differentials, brakes, suspensions, steering, air
conditioning and all auxiliary equipment, including electrical components. Due to the high degree of impact
Transit Fleet operation has on the delivery of transit services, this shop operates a 7-day per week shift. Our
hard working & valued employees are guaranteed to have two consecutive weekends off, which helps to
maintain a healthy and positive work/life balance.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Journeyperson's Certificate in the Truck & Transport Trade or Heavy Duty Mechanic Trade or Agriculture 
  • Machinery Technician certificate
  • two (2) years trade experience
  • class 1A driver's license (or ability to obtain)
  • a standard set of hand tools

Additionally, our ideal candidate will be one who enjoys multi-tasking, is results-oriented and is committed to
safe work practices. They will have the ability to work independently while demonstrating sound judgement, decision-making and accountability.

The City of Regina provides excellent working conditions where safety is the number one priority. Work-life
balance is very important and highly encouraged. Our employees enjoy travel only within the city limits.
Opportunities for overtime do exist but are monitored and approved on an “as needed” basis. As well, the City
offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package that includes health & dental coverage, a
defined-benefit pension plan, life insurance and much more.

Special Note for Apprentices

If we are unable to secure a qualified Journeyperson, the City may consider
Apprentices at the 2nd, 3rd & 4th level. Apprentices will be supported in completing the trade certification
program. The City of Regina Apprentice Program offers tuition reimbursement & a paid leave of absence of
95% of salary to attend each level of trade school.


Working/Other Conditions

Must have or be able to obtain a Class 1A License.

✓ Note: Testing may be done to evaluate knowledge, skills and abilities.

✓ Note: As per the City of Regina's Criminal Record Check Policy, the successful candidate is required to provide a satisfactory criminal record check.

✓ Note: Candidates selected for an interview will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: Local 588 

Division: Citizen Services 

Department: Transit & Fleet 

Hourly Salary: $38.05 - $40.30 (2022 Rates) (Includes $6.00/hr Market Supplement) * Certified Journeyperson will start from step 3 at $40.30


Apprentice Rates (2022 Rates): 

1st year: $26.40/hr

2nd year: $28.81/hr (Includes $1.50/hr Market Supplement) 

3rd year: $31.35/hr (Includes $3.00/hr Market Supplement)

4th year: $33.39/hr (Includes $4.50/hr Market Supplement) 




The City of Regina values diversity in our workforce and encourages applications from all qualified Employment Equity candidates.

Note: The City of Regina strives to provide reasonable access and accommodations throughout the application and selection process. If you would like to request an accommodation at any stage of the process, please contact Talent at 306-777-7550 or by email at