Vehicle maintenance foreperson

City of Brampton’s Transit department is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Vehicle maintenance foreperson. City of Brampton’s Transit department offers public transportation services in Brampton, Ontario. It provides a network of bus routes connecting key destinations and residential areas. Utilizing modern buses and real-time tracking, Brampton Transit ensures efficient and accessible transit solutions. It aims to enhance service reliability and passenger convenience to meet the city’s transportation needs. 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 maintenance foreperson
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $86091.00 – $107614.00 yearly
Employment Type: Full Time/Permanent
Job Category: Management and Administration
Job Industry: Government and Public Sector
Location: 130 Sandalwood Pkwy W, Brampton, ON L7A 0L1, Canada
Primary Location: Transit Sandalwood Facility
Shift: 40-hour workweek, variable hours
Job ID: 2024-8629
Reference Number: 105893


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of minimum high school
Experience: Candidates should have 2 years experience as a team lead or supervisor in a unionized environment

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should have a (Grade 12) diploma or equivalent
  • The candidates should have an Ontario Motor Vehicle Mechanics Licence, class 310T
  • The candidates should have 2 years of experience in a Vehicle Maintenance environment, specifically with Heavy Duty Vehicles
  • The candidates should have a good working knowledge of automotive and heavy truck parts
  • The candidates should have the ability to understand and document procedures (SOPs) in the English language
  • The candidates should have knowledge of Health and Safety regulations WHMIS and other applicable legislation Highway Traffic Act
  • The candidates should have the ability to use a PC and Microsoft Office


  • The candidates should be able to provide daily supervision of vehicle maintenance staff and equipment
  • The candidates should be able to motivate staff, mediate conflicts, and investigate root causes to resolve issues and coordinate staff activities to ensure efficient operation and hold staff accountable to meet standards and comply with regulations
  • The candidates should be able to ensure accurate record keeping and reporting of a wide range of performance indicators and manage accident damage, warranty, manufacturer recalls, Transport Canada recalls, and WSIB forms
  • The candidates should be able to ensure completion and submission of Ministry of Transportation Inspections, Drive Clean program, and follow-up on Joint Health and Safety inspections and issues
  • The candidates should be able to provide leadership by creating programs, schedules, and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for staff and ensure SOPs and equipment are up-to-date to maximize productivity without compromising standards and safety
  • The candidates should be able to engage the services of outside suppliers to purchase just-in-time repair parts and perform services and oversee the inventory of spare parts through a stockroom with a perpetual inventory and procurement system
  • The candidates should be able to recommend changes in on-site procedures to respond to regulatory changes and meet customer service expectations and share information with the Supervisor and others regularly
  • The candidates should be able to identify training and development needs of the team and inform the Supervisor with budget preparation, setting financial controls and answer staff questions, provide on-the-job training, and give clear instructions
  • The candidates should be able to represent the function at meetings and on committees and provide information for RFQs and RFPs and respond to questions from internal and external stakeholders

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) through the below-mentioned details.

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