Vehicle Mechanic

Alectra Utilities - Markham
Markham, Ontario

Posted On: September 08, 2023
Last Day to Apply: September 21, 2023

The Opportunity

Job Posting Number:



Vehicle Mechanic


Markham (Addiscott)

Reports to:

Supervisor, Fleet

Business Unit:

Legal & Supply Chain Management



Hours per Week:


Rate of Pay:

As per the Collective Agreement

Number of Openings:





September 8, 2023


September 21, 2023

Position Purpose:

Reporting to the Supervisor, Fleet, this position is responsible for diagnosing, maintaining and repairing vehicles and other related equipment used within the company such as hydraulic tools, chain saws, trailers, etc.  The incumbent is responsible for outfitting vehicles for service with equipment as required for efficient operation. 


  • Perform all aspects of motor vehicle and equipment maintenance and repair pertaining to a fleet including Light Duty to Heavy Duty Trucks, hydraulic repairs on aerial devices and digger derricks as well as various types of utility equipment.
  • Provides vehicle service to ensure vehicles are reliable and dependable. Conducts physical and safety checks on vehicles and provides support documentation for the vehicle.
  • Conducts preventative maintenance checks to ensure minimal disruption to the fleet.  Maintains accurate and up-to-date records to ensure preventative maintenance is scheduled to avoid downtime of vehicles.
  • Conducts license inspections for safety checks and ensures up-to-date licensing and insurance information is in the applicable vehicle.
  • Performing safety standards inspections and PMVIC inspections.
  • Requisitions supplies to ensure fleet related supplies are readily available.
  • Participate in on-call duties and emergency call-out as required.
  • Must be an active member and maintain a membership in good standing of the Ontario College of Trades.Responsible for a working knowledge and understanding of and make all efforts reasonable to work in accordance with and ensuring work is done in compliance with the appropriate safety legislation, EUSR rules, Alectra policies and procedures and safe work practices that apply to the work while adhering to the internal responsibility system. Reports any unsafe conditions or observed unsafe work practices using Alectra procedures. 

Education & Specialized Knowledge

  • Requires a minimum of a 3 year community college diploma.
  • A/Z Driver’s License.
  • Truck Coach Technician and Automotive Technician certification.
  • Diesel certification.
  • Propane mechanic certificate.
  • Certified overhead crane operator or equivalent experience.
  • Certified forklift operator or equivalent experience. 


  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of related experience. 


  • Demonstrated ability to solve new and/or complex problems.
  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills with coworkers and members of the public to achieve positive outcomes for the company.
  • Demonstrated ability to read and follow work orders, specifications and standard instructions.
  • Must process good computer skills.
  • Requires a valid Class “A” driver’s license with a “Z” endorsement. 

How to Apply

If you would like to be considered for this position and meet the qualifications, please submit your resume by visiting our Careers page at

Alectra is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing a recruitment process that respects the dignity and independence of all candidates. Alectra will consult with all applicants who request accommodation during the recruitment process to ensure that the accommodation provided takes into account the applicant's individual accessibility needs, to the point of undue hardship. 

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Alectra. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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