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Fleet Inspector/Trainer

Location: Victoria, BC

Employment Type: Regular Full Time 

Union: MOVEUP 

Salary: MoveUp Group 11, MIN $6,148.00 - MAX $7,390.00 

Closing Date (MM/DD/YYYY): 05/25/2022 



Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable solutions to BC. We are an organization that has a People First approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to  public transportation.

It’s an exciting time to be in the transit industry and we’re looking for creative and passionate people to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

As a Fleet Inspector at BC Transit you are a subject matter expert in your field. You will be responsible for ensuring maintenance quality and adherence to BC Transit policies and procedures throughout the province. You will review and authorize maintenance expenditures as well as provide technical support, training, and guidance regarding maintenance repairs on a diverse fleet of vehicles. 

You possess strong technical knowledge and are highly analytical. You are adaptable and thrive on variety of work where no two days are the same. You are ready to take the next steps in your career and dive into a challenging, fast paced role with BC Transit. You will be able to resolve fleet maintenance issues on a daily basis and make recommendations. You will be able to share your knowledge by being involved in training as you assess, develop and deliver onsite and in-classroom training programs and presentations related to maintenance. 

For a detailed job description, please click here.

What you'll bring to the table...

We love lifelong learners and have found the following mix of education, certifications and experience and attitudes have led people to be successful in the past:

  • High school graduation certificate or equivalent plus Certificate of qualification in the trade of Commercial Vehicle Transport, with advanced courses or related fields
  • Eligible to obtain commercial driver’s license with airbrake endorsement 
  • Eligible to become an authorized inspector under the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program 
  • Eligible to obtain Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) certification
  • Able to manually carry loads between 10kg and 20kg and over 35kg on a minimal basis
  • Knowledge of Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP), Motor Vehicle Act and regulations, Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) and National Safety Code (NSC)
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and able to read and understand complex technical documents
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficient with computers and possess solid understanding of Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Supervisory or leadership skills an asset 

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you
  • Membership in a “Gold Plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retirement 
  • Access to Fitness and Lifestyle Centers to help you take care of your physical fitness and health
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and Health and Wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health
  • A complimentary employee Bus Pass (plus two taxable dependent passes)
  • A Corporate Learning and Development Program to help you in continuous career growth
  • An Employee Recognition Program where we all recognize each other successes (not just your Leaders!)
  • A Social Club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria

What next steps could look like...

•    Interviews will take place the week of June 6th
•    A technical assignment will form part of this competitive process 
•    Considerable travel will be a requirement of this position 
•    We may hire for this position at various levels based on the skills and experience of the successful candidate
•    The position requires the competition of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search
•    An eligibility list may be established to fill future vacancies
•    If you have a disability which requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you

To keep our team members, customers and the communities we serve safe, we have introduced an interim Employee Mandatory Vaccination Policy intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19.  BC Transit requires proof of being fully vaccinated as a condition of employment. Please be aware that your appointment to this position is conditional on meeting and maintaining the definition of being "fully vaccinated" as per the definition of Health Canada. Any employee providing false or misleading information, may be subject to disciplinary action, up to and including dismissal.


We believe that diversity of thought and experience fuels innovation. In keeping with this belief, we do not discriminate on any basis. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Should you require any accommodation or have questions, please let us know.

While we welcome all applications, we will only respond directly to those who are short-listed for a role. Thanks in advance for your understanding and wishing you all the best in your career journey.

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