Mechanic Supervisor

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Mechanic Supervisor
Vehicle Management Agency
Miramichi District Repair Shop
Regular Position

Who we are?

The work we do has a positive impact on our communities and helps improve the everyday lives of New Brunswickers. Together, we are over 45,000 New Brunswickers who are passionate problem-solvers, who make a difference and are proud to call New Brunswick home.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure's mission is to contribute to New Brunswick's economy and quality of life by providing and supporting sustainable infrastructure that allows for the safe and efficient movement of people, goods and government services to the public. Not only is the department responsible for managing over 18,000 kilometers of provincial highways, it also manages the planning, design and construction of hospitals, schools and other government buildings.

The Vehicle Management Agency's mission is to provide fleet management and vehicle maintenance services to Government, on an economical basis and according to established standards, to enable clients to deliver quality services to the public.

What will you do?

As a Mechanic Supervisor and member of the Vehicle Management Agency, you will work under the direction of the Automotive Shop Superintendent and be responsible for:

  • Supervision of skilled mechanics, welders and other employees as assigned.
  • The administration, coordination, planning, scheduling, distributing and monitoring of the work activities to ensure compliance with all departmental policies and procedures
  • Ensure proper maintenance and repair of assets
  • Monitor shop budget
  • Public relations 

Work environment

  • Office location: 1310 Water Street Miramichi
  • Occasional work on weekends, travel and variable hours.
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment 

Who you are?

Behavioural Competencies

  • Results Orientation 
  • Client Service Orientation Flexibility
  • Results Orientation
  • Initiative
  • Team Leadership.

Essential Qualifications

  • Possession of Journeyperson's Certificates in a Truck and Transport Trades (T & T) as issued by the Province of New Brunswick
  • Five (5) years of recent experience in the mechanical trade including a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory experience 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Possession of a valid New Brunswick class 5 driver's license
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.

Written and spoken competence in English is required. Please state your language capability.

  • Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.
  • Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment. 
  • Please ensure that your preferred language of assessment is identified in your resume.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure offers:

  • Meaningful work and the opportunity to support New Brunswickers in times of need.
  • Opportunities for career growth, professional development and training. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance, and the Public Service Shared Risk Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.

SALARY: $27.20 per hour, 40 hour work week. 

Providing a safe workplace for all. Your health and safety are important to us. GNB has implemented preventative measures across the organization to ensure your health and safety.

How to apply?

We encourage applicants to apply on-line, by e-mail to or by mail at the following address by December 3, 2020 indicating competition number R40-2020/21-777. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
District 02 - Miramichi
PO Box 248
Miramichi, NB E1N 3A6
Telephone: (506) 778-6046

We thank all those who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities in which we live and serve. We encourage and support applications from Aboriginals, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minority groups. Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who are among the most qualified, will be given preference at the time of selection.

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