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Mobile Utility Truck & Transport Vehicle Tradesperson


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Logistics-Transportation: Car, Van and Bus Driving, Cargo and Baggage Handling, Cost Estimating, Equipment-Forklift-Crane Operation, General-Other: Logistics-Transportation, Hazardous Materials Handling, Import-Export Administration, Inventory Planning and Management, Merchandise Planning and Buying, Messenger-Courier, Piloting: Air and Marine, Purchasing, Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing, Supplier Management-Vendor Management, Train or Rail Operator, Truck Driving, Vehicle Dispatch, Routing and Scheduling

Employment Type:

Full time




Job Description:

Job Number: BCH-R-6426-180416E1

Duties:  (As per IBEW Collective Agreement.)
-  Truck and Transport Vehicle Mechanic (with red seal) with a utility certification and is qualified to work on aerial devices and shall generally perform the duties of their trade in a safe and efficient manner.
-  These duties shall include the repair, maintenance, modification and commissioning of vehicles and equipment. 

Job Requirements:

Qualifications: (As per IBEW Collective Agreement.)
 -  A British Columbia Trades Qualification (BCTQ) in Commercial Transport (or Truck & Transport) is required for this position.
-  BC Hydro Utility Certification and qualified to work on aerial devices or ability to obtain.
-  A British Columbia Certificate of Qualification (BCCQ) in commercial truck or heavy duty mechanics.
-  A valid B.C. driver's license Class 3 with air brake endorsement or ability to obtain same.
-  Maintenance / repair and operational experience with digger derricks, cranes, material handling aerial devices and personnel lifts is essential. 

Additional Information:
This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258) www.ibew258.bc.ca
-  This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 12%. Remote Incentives are paid bi-weekly to Full-Time Regular employees working in eligible remote locations.
-  This location is eligible for Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit. The Extended Health Care Medical Travel Benefit is extended to Full-Time Regular, Part-Time Regular and Full-Time Temporary employees who are permanenty working in eligible remote locations.
-  This is a mobile position and work hours will vary in accordance with the IBEW agreement.
-  Compliance with BCH Safety Rules and Regulations and a positive attendance record are essential.
-  Certification as a Commercial Vehicle Inspector is required.
-  This position requires effective interpersonal skills for interacting with co-workers, customers, vendors, and support a positive team approach.
-  This position requires effective organizational ,planning skills and recognized leadership skills.
-  This position involves frequent travel to other locations in British Columbia with extended periods away from home.
-  This position will primarily be responsible for the Dawson Creek area but will cover the Peace area and could also be required in other areas (ie Cache Creek and north) if coverage is required.
-  You may be required to work variable shift hours in accordance with Article 62.3A of the IBEW Collective agreement.
-  Competent with use of PC operating systems and programs in use at BC Hydro is required.
-  A written quiz and hands on test covering technical, safety, and administrative skills will form part of the selection process.
-  As a condition of employment you must have and maintain in good standing: Air Brake Endorsement = Yes Driver's License Type = Class 3 
We're always looking for exceptional people to bring new ideas, fresh thinking and the motivation to help shape the electricity system in B.C. It's an exciting time to be a part of our team as we invest in our system and prepare to meet the challenges of tomorrow.

How to Apply:

Don't forget to update your Candidate Profile with your current resume and copies of your certifications. If applicable, include your Trades Qualification. This will ensure we have all the necessary information to assess your application without any delays.
Click on the Apply button in order to complete the steps to apply for this job.
Interested candidates should submit their applications online at
https://app.bchydro.com/careers/current_opp.html  by May 08, 2018.

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