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Winnipeg Transit

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Maintenance Worker

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.

Wash Rack
Interior of Bus
Wash Rack Person
Front End Loader
Maintenance 3

This is a temporary position working full-time hours within the Plant and Equipment Division of Winnipeg Transit. It involves working a variety of shifts including days, evenings, nights, weekends and holidays.

Duties and Responsibilities

The maintenance worker works on a relief basis in any of the following different classifications: Bus Servicer/Revenue Servicer, General Helper, and Labourer.

  • Servicing Transit buses and other vehicles. This includes cleaning the vehicle, filling the fuel tank and checking and filling all other fluids
  • Washing the interior of Transit vehicles
  • Performing basic maintenance checks on Transit vehicles
  • Performing custodial duties in the canteen, general office, shop and washroom areas
  • Assisting in the maintenance and repair of Transit bus loops, roadways, and buildings
  • Performing a variety of grounds keeping duties including, cutting grass, weeding garden areas, snow removal, and garbage removal
  • Assisting in the maintenance and repair of bus stop platforms including, the removal of damaged platforms, the placement of new platforms and weed control
  • Removing and replacing bus fareboxes
  • A variety of other duties consistent with the classifications as required


  • High school graduation or equivalent
  • Minimum of one (1) year working experience in an industrial environment
  • Must possess a current Class Five (5) Manitoba Driver’s licence in good standing, with the ability to obtain instructional air brake endorsement within three (3) weeks of employment
  • The ability to carry out a variety of duties, within the different classifications including the freedom from any physical restrictions that would prevent performing the labouring aspects of these duties
  • The willingness and ability to work a wide variety of shifts
  • The ability to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the public
  • The ability to communicate clearly and concisely both orally and in writing
  • The ability to understand written and verbal instructions
  • The ability to work in a shop environment and outdoors, including the exposure to extreme weather conditions