Mécanicien(ne) Véhicules et équipements // Vehicle and Equipment Mechanic

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  • Post Date: February 24, 2023
Job Description

Hydro-Quebec: 1 Position Available

Job Postings are in English and French.

Please see below for more information.

Concours: 147958
Titre à l’interne: Mécanicien(ne) Véhicules et équipements
Statut: Temporaire
Durée: 12 mois
Lieu: Chibougamau
Horaire de travail: 4 j./sem. – Quart de jour
Fin d’affichage: 05/03/2023


Competition No.: 147958
Internal title: Vehicle and Equipment Mechanic
Status: Temporary
Duration: 12 months
Location: Chibougamau
Work schedule: 4 days/week – Day shift
Post until: 05/03/2023

Who we are
We have been producing clean, renewable energy since 1944. Our vision is to mobilize Québec’s collective strength to accelerate the energy transition, stimulate the economy and build a sustainable future. Working with us is an opportunity to advance your career alongside a dedicated team of people who are always ready to innovate to meet exciting challenges.

Your job
Help us identify mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical defects in our motor vehicles and equipment. With your sharp eye and the specialized tools we make available to you, you’ll help us keep our assets in good working order.


Your main daily activities

Main tasks

  1. Inspect, disassemble, repair and adjust a variety of mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic equipment, components and accessories such as cranes, augers, bucket trucks, transmissions, differentials, brakes, steering systems, pumps, speed governors, cooling systems and all kinds of engines.
  2. Inspect, clean and adjust fuel injectors, carburetors, valves, fuel pumps and other gas and diesel engine components.
  3. Repair, modify or replace parts such as gears, bearings, shafts, pins, sleeves, switches, ignition systems, speed governors.
  4. Detect electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic defects by performing visual inspections and/or using test instruments for stability, load and performance testing. Replace, repair, adjust or modify defective parts to correct the problems.
  5. Maintain, repair or modify hydraulic tools such as pruners, drills, alternators, removable winches.
  6. Calibrate cylinders, crankshaft bearings, rings, gaskets, valves and gears and install spare parts.
  7. Adjust hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic controls using instruments in accordance with manufacturer’s data and adjust pressure within allowable safety tolerances.
  8. Adjust and repair safety devices for storing masts, semi-hydraulic ladders, stabilizers, etc.
  9. Install hydraulic, pneumatic or electrical systems according to manufacturer’s specific standards and data.
  10. Refer to maintenance and instruction manuals, plans and drawings for all jobs. Make sketches or modify plans as needed and use certain precision tools and instruments.
  11.  As needed, make minor bodywork repairs and build or modify various pieces of equipment on trailers and trucks.
  12. As needed, visit worksites to make temporary emergency repairs to faulty equipment.
  13. Cut, perforate, shape and polish parts such as cylinders, pins, bodywork and steel plates using hand or power tools.
  14. Perform all types of welding.
  15. Balance and align wheels.
  16. Tow, drive and operate vehicles and equipment of all types.
  17. Could perform duties of lower-category jobs when required.
  18. Could administer first aid and artificial respiration if required; take planned measures in case of fire using required equipment.


  1. Replace the team leader when required.
  2. Assist the team leader at various stages of work planning.
  3. Make sure that all materials and tools needed for the job are brought to the worksite and are ready for use.
  4. Assist in monitoring the tool and equipment maintenance program.
  5. Keep the team leader up to date on progress at all stages of the job and on any problems and anomalies that arise. Take corrective action, as needed.
  6. Complete all your work on time and meet expectations (quality of work).
  7. Suggest improvements to the work process to your team leader, for optimization purposes.
  8. Assist the team leader with the safety sheet. Follow and enforce the agreed-upon safety methods and rules.
  9. Follow and complete all documentation required to track work according to the rules in effect using the appropriate computer systems: work orders, timesheets, updates to plans, etc.
  10. Write inspection reports for vehicles and first aid kits.
  11. Help train team members and inform your team leader of job-specific training needs.
  12. Share knowledge with other team members.

Note: In the list of tasks above or on the job, if there is no team leader, substitute the term “immediate supervisor,” where applicable.

The above is a list of the duties characteristic of the job; it should not be considered an exhaustive list of all job-related tasks.

Your skills and qualifications

  • Vocational diploma (DEP) in heavy vehicle mechanics or construction equipment mechanics.
  • Ability to meet the physical requirements of the job.
  • Ability to follow Hydro-Québec safety rules for the nature of work and the job.
  • Ability to use the required computer systems.
  • Class 5 Québec driver’s license and the ability to obtain a license of an appropriate class if required.
  • Appropriate knowledge of French for the position.

Note: The requirements of the job are those in effect at the time, but management reserves the right to make any changes that circumstances warrant, in accordance with the standardization process for job requirements agreed to with the union.

Essential competencies at Hydro-Québec

  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Open-minded and considerate
  • Agile and results-driven
  • Committed to progress

What we offer

  • A stimulating environment where you can reach your full potential and explore career opportunities in line with your talent
  • Competitive compensation and one of the most generous pension plans on the market
  • A schedule that fosters work/life balance
  • Favorable working conditions, including four weeks’ vacation and the possibility of self-funded leave
  • A full range of health, life and disability insurance programs
  • A hybrid and flexible telework program depending on the nature of the work

Equal opportunity
Inclusion is a core value at Hydro-Québec. We work hard every day to promote a corporate culture that gives everyone the opportunity to be successful and achieve their full potential. Through our employment equity program, we encourage all qualified individuals to apply and, if applicable, identify themselves as a member of any of the following groups: women, ethnic minorities, Indigenous communities and people with disabilities. Hydro-Québec has a broad and inclusive understanding of diversity that goes beyond applicable laws and includes people who identify
as gender- and sexually diverse.

Accommodations may be available to candidates with disabilities to enable them to participate fully in the hiring process.