Position: Mechanic 

Division: Utilities and Environment 

Department: Saskatoon Water

Term: 1 Permanent Full Time position(s) available.

Closing Date: 03/21/2023 

Labour Group: CUPE 47 

Posting:  1971 

Job Summary

Under supervision of the Mechanical Maintenance Foreman, this position installs and maintains equipment involved in the operation of a water or wastewater treatment plant.

Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Installs, maintains and rebuilds plant machinery and equipment.
  2. Performs welding and machining duties in the fabrication and maintenance of equipment.
  3. Performs preventative maintenance, as assigned.
  4. Performs other related duties as assigned.


Knowledge, Abilities And Skills

  • Knowledge of industrial equipment including pumps, cranes, generators, HVAC systems, and chemical feed systems.
  • Knowledge of safety procedures associated with working with hazardous products including knowledge of confined space procedures and WHMIS.
  • Ability to work with hazardous chemicals such as ammonium hydroxide, lime, chlorine, hydrogen sulphide, sodium hydroxide and methane.
  • Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to operate large equipment such as forklifts and tractors.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
  • Ability to provide leadership to co-workers.
  • Ability to perform duties in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean work site.
  • Physical ability to perform the assigned duties.


  • Possession of a Saskatchewan Journeyman Industrial Mechanic Certificate.
  • Three years’ journeyman experience in welding and machining.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain within one year after date of hire, a valid Fireman’s Certificate.
  • Possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid, recognized first aid certificate
  • Possession of a valid Saskatchewan Class 5 Driver’s Licence.
  • Current driver’s abstract from SGI demonstrating a safe driving record.

Requires Security Check

Acceptable current Criminal Record Check (CRC) upon offer of employment.

Weekly Hours: 38.75 

Salary Range: $37.56 to $39.44 CAD per hour or per annum (2019 rates)


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The City of Saskatoon offers an inclusive workplace that embraces diverse backgrounds. As an equity partner with the Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission (SHRC), the City commits to diversity, equity and inclusion in our workplaces. By having our workforce reflect the community we serve, we support the realization of miyo-pimatisiwin, (me-o-pi-ma-ti-si-win) “the good life”, for all residents. To learn more about Diversity, Equity and Inclusion at the City, please visit Saskatoon.ca/diversity 


The City of Saskatoon strives to provide an accessible and inclusive workplace for all, including throughout the application and selection process through reasonable access and accommodations. Should you require accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please email talentacquisition@saskatoon.ca.