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Apprentice Truck and Transport Mechanic

Winnipeg Transit is a leader in the public transportation business in Canada. Operating 7 days a week, 365 days a year, Winnipeg Transit provides a valuable service to over 46 million customers annually. Winnipeg Transit employs approximately 1,100 Bus Operators and maintains a fleet of over 570 buses.

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The Apprentice Truck & Transport Mechanic is employed in the Plant and Equipment Division of Winnipeg Transit. This is a developmental position that assists Journeyman Mechanics in all phases of mechanical maintenance on Winnipeg Transit fleet vehicles, support vehicles and other equipment. It involves working a variety of shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Diagnose, repair and overhaul of diesel and other internal combustion engines
  • Diagnose, repair and overhaul of transmissions and hydraulic equipment
  • Diagnose, repair and overhaul of all related electrical and auxiliary equipment
  • Maintain a working knowledge of the technical and administrative procedures necessary to perform the duties of a Journeyman Mechanic
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Qualifications to enter the Truck and Transport Mechanic Apprenticeship program with a minimum Level 1 credit. Successful applicants are required to complete the Manitoba Truck & Transport Mechanic Apprenticeship Program
  • Completed 3 year accredited high school program may be considered
  • Must possess a current Class 5 Manitoba Driver’s license in good standing, with the ability to obtain a Manitoba Class 2 Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement, within two months of employment
  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing, as well as understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Must have a complete set of Mechanic’s hand tools
  • Must be familiar with and adhere to safe workplace practices and requirements
  • Must be free of any physical restrictions that would prevent performing the manual labour components of the position
  • Must be able to work in an environment involving exposure to dust, noise, extreme temperature/weather conditions and diesel exhaust fumes