Calling all rovers, all fixers, machine-lovers and problem-solvers! Our client is seeking a hardy and enthusiastic Red Seal Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic to provide field service for their three recycling facilities in BC and Alberta.  This exceptional individual will be responsible for the maintenance, repair and problem diagnosis of mobile equipment (Scrap Metal Handlers, forklifts, cranes and trucks) including electrical systems in their location of Grande Prairie, AB, as well as Prince George, BC and Fort St. John, BC when needed. With occasionally long hours of travel, and field work in at times extreme northern temperatures, this position is not for the faint of heart. But the rewards are great— how does a steady and long-lasting career, emphasis on training, paid travel expenses and being part of a great team sound? If you’re a capable Mechanic who likes a different challenge every day, this is the job for you!

The company is a long standing, family run business that has been recycling metals for over 100 years.  They have won multiple awards as a local BC company and pride themselves in giving back to the community, their clients, and their employees. Get in touch with us by text (1-250-483-5954) or phone (1-855-733-7325) to learn more!     

Living in Grande Prairie, AB

Grande Prairie is the gateway to Peace River Country. Serving as the regional centre for business, health care, service and shopping for northwest Alberta and northeast British Columbia, Grande Prairie is modern and vibrant and provides a full range of educational, cultural, recreational and employment opportunities while retaining a small town feeling! The city boasts excellent infrastructure, transportation, and communication links, and the availability of a well-trained work force making it a wonderful place to raise a young family.

Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: $35-$45/hour (Depending on experience)

Benefits: Excellent benefits package, RRSP matching program, tool allowance and educational support

Shifts: Monday-Friday or Tuesday- Saturday.  Lots of OT opportunities.

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

Location: Grande Prairie, AB

Number of Vacancies: 1

Education:

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic with or without Journeyperson (3rd or 4th year apprentices with previous heavy machine experience will be considered)

  • Canadian Vehicle Inspection Program License or the ability to obtain one would be considered an asset – Class 5 Driver's License (with clean abstract)

Experience:

  • Welding experience and a current CUI would also be an asset

  • At least five years of experience in a heavy industrial environment

Skills and Abilities:

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Support the company’s environmental, health, safety, security practices and policies

  • Test equipment for proper performance and ensuring that all work meets manufacturers’  specifications and legislated regulations

  • Diagnose various equipment malfunctions

  • Keep equipment clean, lubricated and maintained

  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals

  • Service of sheets, excavators, bailers, bobcats, and dozers

  • Writing service reports

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