Mobile Truck and Transport Vehicle Tradesperson - GMS Gen Station

BC Hydro

August 31, 2022



Job Type

Some experience required

College Diploma or Certificate, Trades Certification


British Columbia


Source: BC Hydro

Job Title: Mobile Truck and Transport Vehicle Tradesperson – GMS Gen Station

Job Number: BCH-R-6033-220831E1

Job Location: GM Shrum Gen Station, British Columbia, Canada

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As per IBEW Collective Agreement.

* The Mobile Truck and Transport Vehicle Tradesperson is a Truck and Transport Vehicle Tradesperson who normally works alone in regions where travel is regularly required 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.

* In addition, a Mobile Truck and Transport Vehicle Tradesperson duties and responsibilities shall include work order creation, scheduling, ordering parts/materials and coordinating maintenance and repair of vehicles within their region, including working with user groups and vendors.


This position is affiliated with the international Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Union (IBEW local 258)

* We offer enticing compensation and benefit package, which includes gainsharing, reduced work week, double pay overtime, extended health and dental plan, defined benefit pension plan and other additional perks.

* This location is eligible for a Remote Incentive of 20%. 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 permanently working in eligible remote locations.

* These are mobile positions and work hours will vary in accordance with the IBEW agreement.

* Compliance with BC Hydro Safety Rules and Regulations.

* Certification as a Commercial Vehicle Inspector is required.

* These positions require effective interpersonal skills for interacting with co-workers, customers, vendors, and support a positive team approach.

* These positions require effective organizational, planning skills and recognized leadership skills.

* These positions involve frequent travel to other locations in British Columbia with extended periods away from home.

* Each position will primarily be responsible for the area it is headquartered in, but could also be required in other areas if coverage is required.

* May be required to work variable shift hours in accordance with Article 62.3A of the IBEW Collective agreement.

* Competency with use of PC operating systems and programs in use at BC Hydro is required.

* A written exam and a hands on test covering technical, safety, and administrative skills may form part of the selection process.

* Applicants’ written exam results will be kept on file for a 12 month period and re-used for other MES selection processes during that timeframe in which the same exam is utilized.

* As a condition of employment you must have and maintain in good standing:

– Air Brake Endorsement = Yes

– Driver’s License Type = Class 3

BC Hydro conducts pre-placement medical checks of applicants entering certain positions to help safeguard BC Hydro’s workplace. As part of the selection process, you may be required to demonstrate successful completion of a pre-placement medical check.



* As per IBEW collective agreement.

* A British Columbia Trades Qualification (BCTQ) in Commercial Transport (or Truck & Transport) is required for this position.

* A British Columbia Certificate of Qualification (BCCQ) in commercial truck or heavy duty.

* BC Hydro Utility Certification and qualified to work on aerial devices would be an asset.

* A valid B.C. driver’s license Class 3 with air brake endorsement.

* Maintenance / repair and operational experience with digger derricks, cranes, material handling aerial devices and personnel lifts is essential.

How to Apply

How to Apply

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