Vehicle engineering technologist, maintenance

City of Brampton’s Transit department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Vehicle engineering technologist, maintenance. City of Brampton’s Transit department is at the forefront of public transportation, ensuring efficient and accessible transit services for residents. Managing bus routes and infrastructure, it plays a pivotal role in providing safe and reliable transportation options. It strives to enhance the overall transit experience, promoting sustainable and convenient mobility for the city’s residents. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: City of Brampton
Department: Transit
Position: Vehicle engineering technologist, maintenance
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $84403.00 – $105504.00 per annually
Employment Type: Full Time/Permanent
Job Category: Management and Administration
Job Industry: Government and Public Sector
Location: Brampton, ON, Canada
Shift: 35 hour workweek
Job ID: 2024-8228
Posting Number: 105782


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have Post-secondary education in Transportation or Engineering
Experience: Candidates should have 3 to 5 years of related experience as well as knowledge of Transit vehicle components, testing and maintenance

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be willing to travel to a variety of Transit sites and work areas, both indoors and outdoors within the City
  • The candidates should be self-motivated and self-directed with strong initiative, capable of working independently as well as being an effective team member
  • The candidates should have proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure and have excellent customer service skills

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a sound knowledge of automotive engineering design principles and maintenance practices utilized in modern vehicles and transit fleets
  • The candidates should have experience with Hybrid electric and electric Transit buses and experience within public transit or a unionized environment
  • The candidates should possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with employees and management in a professional and tactful manner
  • The candidates should have strong written and oral communication skills and have proficiency in the use of spreadsheets, databases, and word processing
  • The candidates should demonstrate excellent data analysis ability and familiarity with computerized tracking and reporting methods
  • The candidates should hold PEO registration as a Professional Engineer, OACETT certification as an Engineering Technologist, or possession of a valid Truck & Coach Technician Certificate (310-T)
  • The candidates must possess a valid Class “G” Ontario Driver’s license in good standing, with a reliable vehicle


  • The candidate should be able to provide technical support on vehicle procurement, inspection, diagnosis, preventative maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, and operation of all operating systems associated with the Transit bus fleet and non-revenue support vehicles
  • The candidate should be able to conduct quality assurance audits to improve return on investment, act as a liaison with bus manufacturers to resolve non-typical vehicle deficiencies, and assist management in developing and writing efficient workplace procedures related to the maintenance and repair of vehicles
  • The candidate should be able to send information to the right people at the right time, protecting the integrity and confidentiality of data, and influence leaders and staff to make appropriate and effective changes to business processes, including standard operating procedures, component exchange/overhaul, technical bulletins, and instructional documents
  • The candidate should be able to communicate in plain language to educate non-technical staff regarding technical issues, apply technical knowledge and analytical skills to everyday work situations to come up with solutions that meet departmental requirements
  • The candidate should be able to assist with the preparation of reports regarding fleet and equipment efficiencies and conditions, provide direction and technical support to management and union employees with respect to the diagnosis and repair of Transit Vehicles and their components and systems
  • The candidate should be able to monitor the quality assurance of audit systems, processes, and products, recommend changes to business processes and supporting technology to improve preventative maintenance and warranty programs
  • The candidate should be able to participate in test plan development and review sessions, identify training and development needs of the team and inform management, research emerging trends and best practices, and maintain currency in transit policy knowledge and all regulatory requirements affecting Commercial vehicles
  • The candidate should be able to keep abreast of legislation and regulations relevant to Highway Traffic Act, OHSA, etc., escalate complex issues to the manager or designate for resolution, act as an information resource, ensuring employees and supervisors are aware of the policies, processes, and tools related to Maintenance activities
  • The candidate should be able to provide advice and documentation to all levels of management on investigative and Preventative Maintenance programs, attend and represent the department in various meetings to present reports, recommendations, and respond to inquiries
  • The candidate should be able to assist in the creation of reports, spreadsheets, and presentations in support of management reporting requirements, communicate in a variety of mediums, assist in coordinating the daily work activities of a unionized and non-unionized workforce with an emphasis on safety and efficiency
  • The candidate should be able to assist in special projects as required, work well within diverse groups to support operational goals and objectives, demonstrate corporate values at all times, participate as a member of cross-functional teams, and provide support/backup as necessary

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer (along with your resume and reference number 105782) through the below-mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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