Maintenance Mechanic (Permanent Full-Time)

Posting Number: 13/24 (Repost)

Position Title: Maintenance Mechanic

Reports To: Journeyman Mechanic Fleet Foreperson

Business Division: Roads and Drainage Division

Posting Date: June 18th 2024 – open until filled

Number of Positions: 1 (One)

Length of Position: Permanent Full-Time

Summary: The Maintenance Mechanic will be responsible for installation, maintenance and repairs to all site mechanical equipment related to the City of Estevan operations. He or she must be a committed team player with a strong knowledge of and dedication to safety, maintenance and repair methods and equipment care. Other duties will be assigned as necessary.


  • Understand the mechanical systems, mechanical procedures and maintenance programs.
  • Prepare specifications and assist procurement and undertake proper storage of adequate inventories of required equipment and parts.
  • Maintain and update all required log books.
  • Understand the company policies and works in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Ensure personal protective equipment is used as required.
  • Follow established procedures in shutting down and disassembling equipment, replacing damaged or worn parts and reassembling equipment replacing damaged or worn parts and re-assembling and testing equipment to perform to required specifications.
  • Repair and maintain all equipment in accordance with the preventative maintenance program in consultation of service manuals.
  • Inspect, repair and adjust gasoline and diesel powered units.
  • Perform incidental welding operations on equipment.
  • Install new and added-on equipment.
  • Accurate completion of maintenance records, work orders and time cards.
  • Repair cooling and lubrication systems.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work.
  • Maintain a high standard of housekeeping in their workplace.
  • Ensure applicable procedures and work standards for all tasks are understood adhered to and complied at all time.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs in the field.
  • Understand and apply Safe Work practices.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

NOTE: The duties listed are not set forth for the purpose of limiting the assignment of work. They are not to be construed as a complete list of the many duties normally performed outside of the listed duties above. (Other duties as assigned)


  • Grade 12 or equivalent education
  • Relevant technical certification such as Heavy Duty Technician Certificate
  • Possess a valid driver’s license

Experience and Additional Requirements

  • A minimum 2 years’ experience in the industry and experience performing repairs on trucks, trailers or heavy equipment such as John Deere.
  • 2 years of small engine repair and troubleshooting experience.
  • Fireman’s Certificate an asset

Based on a salary of $ 32.51 per hour, as per 2024 CUPE rates.
Applicants must submit a resume, proof of qualifications and/or completed application forms, and may be tested for appropriate skills.

If you’re interested in this position, please send applications to:

Saazia Malik
Human Resources Generalist
1102-4th Street
Estevan, SK S4A 0W7
Ph: (306) 634-1841

Application Deadline
Closing deadline does not apply. Job will be advertised for a minimum of 7 days as per CBA. This vacancy is opened until filled.

Please note: All applications must clearly identify the desired position. Please include the Posting Number and Position Title in the subject line of your submission

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

This is a Union (CUPE Local 726) position and shall be filled according to the terms of the collective agreement between the city and CUPE (Local 726).