The Town of Petawawa is currently seeking a knowledgeable and diligent Mechanic for our Public Works Department. The Mechanic maintains and repairs the Town’s fleet of vehicles, heavy equipment and machinery under the direction of the Manager of Public Works.

Description of Position:

  • Conducts safety checks on all Town vehicles, including fire trucks and trailers
  • Services and repairs Town vehicles or arranges for repairs from an outside source
  • Ensures routine vehicle and equipment maintenance is performed to keep in safe working condition
  • Diagnoses and corrects electrical problems, and calibrates electronic sand and salt distribution systems on all winter maintenance vehicles
  • Purchases tools, parts and supplies and maintains inventory of same
  • Participates in, and assists in the preparation of new equipment tenders and inspects new vehicles and equipment to ensure adherence to specifications
  • Provides occasional in-house training on maintenance and minor repairs
  • A full job description is available at petawawa.ca



  • Post secondary diploma in vehicle mechanics or the equivalent apprenticeship with a minimum grade 12 diploma
  • Licensed Automotive Service Technician (310S) and Licensed Truck and Coach Technician (310T)
  • Knowledge of new technology on engines, equipment, emission systems
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant fleet management software, an asset
  • Possession of a valid class DZ driver’s license, an asset


Rate of Pay:

$37.37 to $43.96 per hour, commensurate with qualifications and experience and is based on a 40 hour work week. The Town offers a pension and comprehensive benefits package.


Application Instructions:

Qualified candidates are invited to submit a cover letter and detailed resume by 4:30 PM on Friday, July 26, 2024 to:


Town of Petawawa


ATTN: Mechanic


The Town of Petawawa is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those being considered for an interview will be contacted. If selected to participate in the recruitment, selection and/or assessment process, please inform the Town of Petawawa of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you may require to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.