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Reference number: MOT22J-033995-000017
Selection process number: 22-MOT-EA-HRS-25080
Transport Canada
Churchill (Manitoba)
$31.55 to $34.29 per hour (plus allowances under the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive)

For further information on the organization, please visit Transport Canada

Closing date: 22 December 2022 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

Allowances under the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive

Environment Allowance
• Employee with dependants ($ per hour) : $4.08
• Employee without dependants ($ per hour) : $2.45
Living Cost Differential
• Employee with dependants ($ per hour) : $8.38
• Employee without dependants ($ per hour) : $5.03
Fuel & Utilities Differential
• Employee with dependants ($ per hour) : $2.46
• Employee without dependants ($ per hour) : $1.48

Please note the above-noted rates are subject to change. Please refer to the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive (http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/ipgh-pile/index-eng.php) for more information.

Transport Canada will provide relocation assistance in accordance with the provisions of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat Addendum - Initial Appointees Relocation Program.


Transport Canada is looking for a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician at its airport in Churchill, Manitoba. The successful candidate will perform preventative maintenance, inspections and repairs, and overhaul various equipment, vehicles, and diesel-powered generating plants. Primary responsibilities include:
• Maintaining and overhauling fixed and mobile gasoline and diesel-powered equipment
• Carrying out heavy, light, and small engine repairs
• Operating heavy and light equipment to assess their operating condition
• Carrying out welding and machinist duties during maintenance and repair activities
• Preparing a service schedule to ensure proper equipment maintenance, and source materials and supplies
• Assist with airport operations, and bird and wildlife control

Work environment

Churchill is a remote town in northern Manitoba, known for its spectacular outdoor experiences. If you’re interested in an opportunity of a lifetime (who wouldn’t want to live and work in the polar bear capital of the world, watch beluga whales migrate in the fall, and get to see northern lights up to 300 nights of the year?!), please consider applying to join our dynamic team!

Intent of the process

The initial intent is to staff one (1) position on a permanent basis. The results of this process may be used to staff similar positions within Transport Canada.

Positions to be filled: 1

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

• Heavy duty equipment technician trade certification, with Red Seal endorsement

• Experience inspecting, diagnosing, repairing, adjusting, overhauling, maintaining, testing and verifying heavy duty equipment

• Experience using computer software for diagnostics, function calibration, programming, service and parts information

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

• Experience preparing detailed technical reports

• Experience providing instruction on the safe use of tools and equipment

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

• Communication
• Reliability
• Demonstrating integrity and respect
• Thinking things through
• Working effectively with others
• Showing initiative and being action-oriented

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one of the following employment equity groups: aboriginal peoples, persons with a disability, visible minorities, and women.

• Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain an Airside Vehicle Operator Permit
• Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a Restricted Operator Certificate – Aeronautical
• Eligibility and willingness to obtain and maintain a Possession and Acquisition License (PAL)

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

• Health Canada approved pre-employment and periodic health assessments
• All employees of the core public administration are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and attest to their vaccination status unless accommodated based on a medical contraindication, religion, or another prohibited ground for discrimination as defined under the Canadian Human Rights Act.
• Possession and maintenance of a valid and unrestricted license issued by the Province of Manitoba for Class 3 vehicles (minimum) with air brake endorsement
• Willingness and ability to wear CSA approved safety footwear and other personal protective equipment
• Willingness and ability to safely perform a variety of physically demanding and repetitive tasks (including lifting up to 75 lbs.)
• Willingness and ability to work irregular hours, overtime, weekends, statutory holidays, provincial/territorial holidays, and call-back or standby
• Willingness and ability to travel and work in a variety of weather conditions

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Please note completion of the screening questions is required. Your responses to each will be used as the primary source in determining whether you meet the screening requirements. Failure to complete them fully may result in your elimination.

All communication relating to this process may be used in the assessment of qualifications.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Stephani Daoussis
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