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Red Seal Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location : Surrey, British Columbia
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Our client is a successful hauling and transportation company operating in the Lower Mainland region of Southwestern British Columbia.  Due to service demand, there is a requirement to hire a licensed journeyman or red seal heavy equipment mechanic.  This role involves working in an outdoor yard environment and performing comprehensive service and repair work on a number of heavy equipment pieces including dozers, loaders, skid steers, forklifts, and cranes.  There will be engine work so experience and knowledge with CAT 398, Cummins 319, or other similar engines around the 12 cylinder size would be beneficial.  The equipment is a variety of brands and makes and is mostly older, there is no computer diagnosis so the successful candidate will need to get dirty and perform troubleshooting and diagnostics in the more traditional methods.  Candidates with dealership backgrounds are welcome to apply, but please note this is a job that requires a lot of thinking on your feet and problem solving on your own.  Therefore, candidates who have worked in big industry with limited resources and support will likely be happiest and find the most success in this role.  Regular hours are 7-3:30pm Mon-Fri but there can be travel up to 15% for day trip out of town calls (no overnighters or extended trips out of town).  Must be prepared to work overtime when required, its paid and can add quite a bit of extra income for the year.  Attitude and a willingness to learn are everything with this company.  The right candidate will be offered an outstanding benefits plan and base wage up to $45 per hour if coming with the right attributes.  Please do not apply unless you have a serious interest in working with a company based in the Lower Mainland long-term.  Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screen, references will be asked for and contacted.

Required Qualifications :

-Red Seal or Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic

-comfort working outdoors

-ability to pass pre-employment drug screen

-positive attitude and willingness to learn

-availability for overtime when required

-reliable person who cares about doing the job right

-good team player who can be trusted to work alone when required

-experience with a wide range of heavy equipment brands and types is valued

-knowledge of CAT, Cummins, and Detroit engines is an asset

-interest in working on mostly older heavy machinery

-physically fit 


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