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Journeyperson Parts

Openings: 2

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

Date Posted: September 23, 2022

Closing Date: Open until filled

Profession: Skilled Trades 

Experience Level(s): Mid-Level 

Desired Employment Status: Permanent

Education Level(s): Journeyperson Certificate in the Partsperson trade coupled with two (2) to three (3) years of current Journeyperson Partsperson experience.

Job ID: 778 
 

Apprentices and graduates of the Parts Management Technician Program are welcome to apply. Apprenticeship opportunities are available.

Mechanic Technicians and JP Certificates are also encouraged to apply.

2022 rates and wage under review

 

Position Summary

This position performs inventory control, requisition, central receiving, materials issuance, and purchasing supplies in support of fleet maintenance and repair activities.  Responsibilities include researching and procuring parts, materials and/or supplies in a cost efficient and timely manner, maintaining computerized inventories, and conducting periodic visual inventory of storage items. This position reports to the Supervisor, Fleet Stores, Transit & Fleet.

 

Duties & Responsibilities 

  • Requisitions, receives, stores, issues, and inventories a wide variety of stock and non-stock parts.
  • Searches catalogs and contacts vendors to secure comparative price, quality, availability, and delivery information.
  • Orders standard materials from approved supply sources; prepares requisitions; and develops new sources of supplies, equipment, and services.
  • Expedites purchase orders and follows up on delivery of ordered materials
  • Expedites receipt of back ordered material, completes delivery receipts, and maintains parts manuals and books.
  • Receives deliveries of materials, verifies quantities delivered, and inspects for damage, and signs delivery tags
  • Prepares and maintains records concerning the receipt and issuance of materials. Updates computer inventory control records.
  • Performs periodic physical inventory and reconciles with inventory records. Assists in determining proper inventory levels, ordering points, and ordering quantities.
  • Operates a forklift and other equipment as required to move and stack materials in safe manner.
  • Operate pick-up and delivery trucks and fork-lift as required.
  • Clean, maintain and perform other caretaking duties in the Fleet parts storeroom.
  • Process warranty claims.
  • Follow all rules and regulations as set out in the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual.
  • Performs related duties as required.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Considerable knowledge of receiving, stocking, tagging and issuing supplies in a computerized stores operation.
  • Knowledge and ability to apply up-to-date accounting functions and parts procurement procedures as required by current purchasing procedures.
  • General understanding and knowledge of mechanical and hydraulic systems as used in heavy equipment and ability to apply this knowledge to assist in ordering parts for in house assemblies.
  • Knowledge of record keeping processes and procedures and maintaining inventories within a computerized inventory management system.
  • Knowledge of the general rules and regulations of the Provincial Occupational Health and Safety Act and the City of Regina Occupational Health and Safety Manual.
  • Ability to interpret and adapt technical methods and procedures required in a modern parts environment.
  • Ability to analyse/inquire and determine the parts required to accomplish objectives in normal and abnormal situations.
  • Skill and ability to utilize a personal computer and various windows-based corporate software programs and computerized inventory management systems to accurately enter information using basic keyboarding skills and utilize internet resources to conduct research.
  • Ability to perform physical labour, including heavy lifting.
  • Ability to work independently and perform Journeyperson level duties with minimal supervision and exercise sound judgement and decision making to accomplish priorities in a responsible and accountable manner.
  • Ability to deal in a courteous and tactful manner with contacts, whether co-workers, public or clients and maintain effective work relations with other staff.
  • Ability to understand and carry out written and oral instructions.
  • Ability to function effectively in a quality work team environment.
  • Ability to interpret and disseminate information utilizing parts manuals and video display terminals.

 

Education & Experience

  • Successful completion of Journeyperson Certificate in the Partsperson trade coupled with two (2) to three (3) years of current Journeyperson Partsperson experience including purchasing, receiving, issuing, and counter sales in a modern, computerized truck or mobile equipment parts department operation and successful completion of the Supply Management Training course from Supply Chain Canada.

 

Special Note

  • If we are unable to secure a qualified Journeyperson, the city may consider applicants that meet Saskatchewan apprenticeships guidelines to challenge the Journeyperson exam. The minimum requirements are 4.5 years experience and 8500 hours in the trade.

SaskApprenticeship-Journeyperson-Examination-Information

 

Working/Other Conditions

  • Must possess a valid Saskatchewan driver’s license.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain certification as a Forklift operator.


✓ 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: $25.88 - $28.81 (2021 Rates) UNDER REVIEW

Annual Salary: $53,564.00 - $59,629.00 (2021 Rates) UNDER REVIEW

 

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 Talent@regina.ca.