Mechanic, class I

Qualified workman positions

Hourly salary rates and scales (in dollars)

Until 2020-03-31 2020-04-01 to 2021-03-31 2021-04-01 to 2022-03-31 Rate as of 2022-04-01
without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus without bonus with bonus
Single rate 25,77 28,35 26,30 28,93 26,83 29,51 27,58 30,34

Salary bonus

A 10% attraction and retention bonus is paid until September 30, 2023.

Nature of the work*

The principal and customary work of an employee in this class of employment consists in performing repair and maintenance work on heavy vehicles and machinery in the shop, on the job site or on the road.

Characteristic functions

The employee in this class of employment performs various repair work on motor vehicles, equipment and heavy machinery with internal combustion engines and on the master components; he or she dismantles, repairs and reassembles engines and master components, such as the transmission, differential, power steering, fuel pump and electric or hydraulic systems. He or she adjusts and calibrates injectors and engines.

He or she performs periodic preventive maintenance in order to detect any vehicle or machinery malfunction.

As part of his or her duties, the employee may perform welding, metal cutting or forging work.

He or she orders parts, accessories and products which he or she needs and for which he or she keeps an inventory.

On occasion, he or she may be required to coordinate the work of less experienced or nonspecialized workmen.

If need be, he or she performs any other related duty.

Required qualifications

Schooling or qualification certificate

Hold a Diploma of Vocational Studies in Heavy Road Vehicle Mechanics or in any other appropriate specialty for the class of employment or a diploma or an attestation of studies recognized as equivalent by the competent authority.
Hold an equivalent valid qualification certificate for the class of employment issued by a recognized body.


Have four (4) years of pertinent experience.

Other requirements

Hold a driver’s licence of the class appropriate for the class of employment.

*The nature of the work, the characteristic duties and the qualifications required are taken from the Classification Plan.