The CIty of Yellowknife
September 10, 2019
Yellowknife, Canada
Job Type
The City of Yellowknife offers an attractive salary range of $76,132 - $98,488 as well as a comprehensive benefits package including a $450.00 monthly housing allowance and a defined benefit pension plan.
Public Works and Engineering
Northwest Territories


The City of Yellowknife is an inclusive employer offering a dynamic and rewarding work environment that delivers valuable services to our residents. Working in Local Government provides many opportunities to not only develop your career but also to improve the lives of residents and visitors to Yellowknife! At the City, the diverse backgrounds of our employees help us to create a positive, safe and fun environment for us all. The City of Yellowknife is currently seeking a professional and highly motivated individual to assume the challenging and rewarding role of Heavy Duty Mechanic with the Public Works and Engineering Department.


Under the supervision of the Fleet Supervisor the incumbent is responsible for the preventive maintenance and repairs for the City’s heavy truck, stationary engine and equipment fleet. In addition, the Heavy Duty Mechanic may be required to service and repair small gasoline and diesel equipment.


The incumbent will perform preventive maintenance and repairs for the City’s heavy truck, stationary engine and equipment fleet to maintain it to City standards and safe operating conditions. The work requires measuring clearances, interpret­ing readings of electrical test equipment and following detailed trade manuals, and operating electronic diagnostic tools including but not limited to scanners or vehicle processor interface tools.


The incumbent requires a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate, a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the trade and a valid NWT Class 1 driver’s license, with air brake endorsement. The training and ability to use oxy-acetylene and arc welding equipment is also required.

Qualified applicants are required to apply no later than September 30, 2019.

Please visit the City of Yellowknife Website at: to submit your resume.



Please be advised that the City of Yellowknife requires all prospective employees to provide a criminal records check prior to employment. We thank all applicants who apply, but advise that only those to be interviewed will be contacted.

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