310T Mechanic

Niagara Transit Commission is hiring:

310T Mechanic



Fleet and Facilities

Status – Type of Vacancy



Niagara Falls
St. Catharines

Wage / Rate of Pay


Date Posted

Friday, January 19, 2024


Job Summary

Perform all aspects of vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair pertaining to the Transit Commission

Undertake diagnosis, preventative maintenance, repairs, safety inspections, and other related
maintenance duties. Input information into fleet management systems and databases with accuracy. Must
stay current with new/changing technologies, equipment, and materials to perform Transit Commission
fleet repairs.

May be required to operate vehicles up to 11,000 kg. Gross Vehicle Weight (GVW) and
forklift according to the Highway Traffic Act, Public Commercial Vehicle Act (PCVA), and Transit


  • Truck and Coach mechanic certification

  • Holding a current Class “C” license with airbrake endorsement or the ability to obtain.

  • Experience working with Detroit Diesel and Allison Transmission power
    packages, DDEC, ATEC, Cummins and Voith electronic controls and Cummins
    and Voith power packages.

  • 5 years experience repairing heavy trucks and/or buses.

  • Experience with transit buses and highway coaches would be an asset


  • Must own a full complement of hand tools.

  • Able to work shifts and variable hours.

  • Able to handle the physical demands of the job.

  • Able to work outside and in all weather conditions.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with an emphasis on customer

  • Strong time management and organizational skills.

  • Able to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment

  • Able to wear the required personal protective equipment and use appropriate safety
    equipment to complete job tasks in a safe manner


  • Repairs all Commission-owned vehicles, including diesel and gasoline engines,
    brakes, transmissions, tires, etc.
  • Operates computerized diagnostic equipment, including printer, and conducts road tests
    to determine the vehicle repairs required.
  • Performs daily running repairs and scheduled maintenance inspections.
  • Performs service calls, repairing vehicles on-site as needed to transport to
  • Operates cutting and welding equipment as needed.
  • Familiar with pneumatic systems, hydraulic systems (transmissions, fluid fans).
  • Diagnoses and repairs hydraulic equipment on transit vehicles; checks, repairs,
    and replaces pumps, valves, oil, and related parts.
  • Performs semi-annual and annual inspections as per the Ministry of Transportation
    Motor Vehicle Inspection Station Guidelines.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of equipment & procedures. Attends training sessions,
    reviews manuals, etc.
  • Performs other similar and related duties to this position as assigned.

Join Our Team: Submit Your Application and Required Documents

  1. Download the Application form available on this page.
  2. Complete the Application form accurately.
  3. Prepare your current resume.
  4. Attach the Application form and your resume to an email.
  5. Send the email to resumes@nrtransit.ca.

Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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