Are you an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic who wants to work on the best and biggest equipment? While working for Canada’s largest diversified mining company, you will be responsible for safely maintaining and repairing mobile mining equipment including Caterpillars largest haul trucks 797s, and enormous P&H Shovels.

Our client is currently seeking a number of Heavy Duty Mechanics to join their team. This is an excellent opportunity to join a stable company that offer long term career progression with an excellent salary and benefits package. You will be joining a company that is committed to providing its employees with a generous work life balance which will give you plenty of time to enjoy the gorgeous outdoor playground in your backyard, with countless hiking trails and world class skiing.  Don’t miss out on this amazing experience and apply today or call/text us at 1(250)-483-5954!

The mine is located just north of the picturesque Rocky Mountain town of Elkford, with free daily transportation available to the mine site from the town centre. The town has approximately 3,000 residents and offers a feeling of relaxed rural community living. The area’s pristine natural wilderness is highlighted by proximity to Elk Lakes Provincial Park and Height of the Rockies Wilderness Area along the continental divide. Recreational activities include world class fly-fishing on the Elk River, camping, swimming, canoeing, a local ski hill, golf, hunting, and a full range of recreational activities. Elkford is 90 minutes away from the Canadian Rockies International Airport in Cranbrook, BC where you can connect to cities across Canada. Not to mention it’s a 3  hour drive from Calgary, AB. Click here for more information on Elkford. Some employees also choose to live in Sparwood or Fernie, just a short commute away. For more information on these towns click here and here!

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Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full Time.

Location: Elkford, BC

Number of Vacancies: Multiple

Salary: $43.71 per hour plus overtime and additional shift premiums

Benefits: An excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • 100% company funded MSP and extended health
  • $2,000-$6,000 trades retention bonus
  • RSP contributions
  • Boot and tool allowance
  • Profit sharing bonus plan
  • Generous relocation allowance, if required

Shifts: 4 days (both day and night shifts) on and 4 days off.  42 hours per week with some overtime available.


Candidate should be experienced in working on a variety of off road equipment including loaders, dozers and haul trucks. Previous mining experience is an asset.


  • Valid Interprovincial Heavy Duty Mechanic Journeyman or Red Seal ticket.
  • Truck and Transport Journeymen Mechanics with off road heavy duty equipment experience, may be considered.
  • Valid driver’s license is required.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • A high regard for safety.
  • Excellent communication skills are also essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Diagnose, maintain and repair of mobile mining equipment including haulage trucks, graders, bulldozers, excavators, shovels, loaders and other heavy equipment. Maintenance and repairs may include engines, transmissions, cooling systems, air systems, fuel and exhaust systems, clutch and differentials, brakes and tires, hydraulic and electrical systems and lubrication systems.

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