Mechanic (AST & T&T)
in Sussex, NB

Sussex, NB
Full-time - Permanent
$28.03 / hour
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Competition Number: 2023-D4V-05

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
Mechanic (AST & T&T)
Regular Position
Vehicle Management Agency
Sussex Repair Facility

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.

What you will do?

As a member of the Vehicle Management Agency, the successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and installation of automotive and related equipment.

Work environment:

  • Office location: Sussex Repair Facility
  • 40-hour work week, with variable hours, including evenings and weekends when required.
  • We promote a scent-reduced environment.
  • Some travel within the region will be required.

Who you are?

Key behavioural competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgment
  • Concern for Order
  • Results Orientation

Essential Qualifications:

  • Possession of Journeyperson's certificates in the Automotive Service Technician (AST) and the Truck and Transport (T&T) trades as issued by the Province of New Brunswick.
  • Valid Class 5 driver license as issued by the Province of New Brunswick.

Please attach a copy of your certificates with your application.

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 résumé.

Should the Department be unsuccessful in finding candidates with both required certificates, the Department is prepared to accept one of the certificates and enter into an apprenticeship agreement with the employee to help them obtain the second certificate.

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.


Journeyperson's Certificates in AST and T&T: $29.17 hourly

Journeyperson's Certificate in AST or T&T: $28.03 hourly

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 [email protected] or by mail at the following address by June 7, 2023, indicating competition number 2023-D4V-05. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Transportation and Infrastructure
District 04 - Saint John
50 Crown Street, Suite 105
Saint John, NB E2L 2X6

Telephone: (506) 643-7463

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.

Check out what it is like to work at the Government of New Brunswick, where we are working together as One Team One GNB to improve the lives of New Brunswickers every day!

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