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Journeyperson - Mechanic

Openings: 2 

Type of Posting: External & Internal

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

Date Posted: November 17, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Profession: Skilled Trades 

Experience Level(s): Intermediate 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Education Level(s): Journeyperson Certificate

Job ID: 960 

Benefits of working at the City of Regina:

  • We offer a competitive wage and benefits package, ongoing training, and employee recognition programs.
  • The City may consider relocation reimbursement costs for apprentice/journey person mechanic candidates outside of the surrounding Regina area   
  • Permanent employees are eligible for 80% Health & Dental coverage plus Health Care Spending Account, Group Life Insurance/Long term disability plan and Civic Pension plan. As well as 50% off for City facilities (Swimming pass etc.)


This position is responsible for performing journeyperson level duties in the mechanical service, maintenance and repair of all types of vehicles, heavy duty equipment and agricultural/industrial equipment and other associated equipment. This position reports to the Trades Coordinator.


  • Inspects, maintains, overhauls, and services all types of trucks and specialized bodies.
  • Performs assessments and/or conduct tests to determine vehicle problems.
  • Performs repairs to all vehicle/equipment systems (hydraulics, brakes, diesel/gas engines including injection systems, Allison automatic transmissions, manual transmissions, drive lines, cooling, electrical, etc.)
  • Performs SGI Safety Inspections on heavy trucks.
  • Assesses condition of vehicle parts and components and submits replacement order lists.
  • Conducts operational and/or road testing of completed repairs and final adjustments to meet equipment performance standards.
  • Trains, assists and supervises other tradespersons including apprentices as required.
  • Performs related work as required.


Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:

  • Knowledge of fuel, air brakes, electrical, hydraulic, lubricating, cooling, ignition, injection, transmission and differential systems.
  • Knowledge of diesel and gasoline engine systems.
  • Ability to effectively use all testing and diagnostic equipment.
  • Ability to perform difficult mechanical repairs without technical direction or supervision.
  • Ability to read and interpret related technical information and complete required reports.
  • Ability to direct, train and provide support to other Tradespersons and apprentices.
  • Ability to plan and organize work, along with communicating effectively in oral and written form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with superiors, team members, co-workers, suppliers and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team exercising sound judgement and decision making.
  • Able to perform work of a physical nature in all types of weather conditions.
  • Demonstrated skill to accurately diagnose and repair mechanical defects in all types of truck and truck-mounted equipment.


  • The knowledge, skills and abilities required for this position are obtained through successful completion of a Journeyperson’s Certificate in one of the following trades: Truck and Transport, Heavy Duty Mechanics, Agricultural Machinery Technician or Automotive Service Technician, combined with a minimum two (2) years experience in the heavy truck industry (preferably at the journeyperson level).


  • Must possess or be eligible to obtain certification as an SGI Inspection Technician.
  • Must possess a set of mechanic’s tools as required in the trade.
  • Must possess a valid class 1A driver’s license.
  • The employee will be required to work both inside and outside year round. Shift work will be required. May be assigned to work in any of the following functional areas of mechanics: Heavy Truck, Light Equipment, and Heavy Duty.

✓ 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: Successful candidates will be required to provide proof of acquired education.

Jurisdiction: CUPE Local 21 

Division: Citizen Services 

Department: Transit & Fleet 

Hourly Salary: $35.89 - $39.28 Includes $6.00 Market Supplement (2021 Rates) 




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