Transit bus delays and cancellations possible beginning Monday, Nov 27. Check your bus schedule online before heading out.
Le service d’autobus pourrait faire l’objet de retards et d’annulations dès le lundi 27 novembre. Vérifiez l’horaire d’autobus en ligne avant de quitter.
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City of Winnipeg

Winnipeg Transit

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 640 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