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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Delta, BC

Heavy Duty Mechanic



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The Role 

Our client is a growing and reputable food processing plant based Delta, BC and on their behalf, we are looking for a Heavy Duty Mechanic to join their growing maintenance team! This is a full-time, permanent position that offers great benefits and the opportunity to expand your experience!!

The position directly reports to the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for providing a safe, comfortable, operating environment by directing installation, maintenance, and repair of machines, tools, equipment, and utility systems.


This position can be either Monday-Friday or Tuesday-Saturday position starting at 7:30 AM to 4 PM.



  • Conduct diagnostic procedures and faultfinding on equipment (loaders, MEWP's, tractors, forklifts, MHE's).
  • Perform repairs and maintenance on equipment in accordance with original equipment manufacturer (OEM) specifications.
  • Maintain, service, and repair equipment used throughout the facility (warehouse, pack houses, and greenhouses, grounds etc.). This includes locating sources of problems by observing mechanical devices in operation; listening for problems; and using precision measuring and testing instruments.
  • Ensure proper operation of equipment through checks and tests. Replace or repair defective parts in equipment.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve production breakdowns.
  • Clean, lubricate, and perform routine maintenance on equipment. Maintaining equipment, parts, and supplies inventories with the team. Checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed equipment, parts, and supplies to ensure limited downtime.
  • Interpret technical manuals to ensure compliance with manufacturer specifications and warranty requirements.
  • Execute routine scheduled Planned Maintenance (PM) services, appraisals, and Safety Inspections.
  • Accurately complete all necessary timecards and required report documentation.
  • Maintain clear and effective communication of repair status and requirements with customers and supervisors.
  • Use of computerized maintenance management software (CMMS). Developing maintenance schedules for major and minor equipment as well as facility needs (PM’s)
  • Carrying out production and facility maintenance as required.


  • 5+ years of experience as an HD Mechanic with expertise in the field
  • Red Seal ticket is an asset but not required
  • Excellent skills with conducting diagnostics and performing repairs on diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems, and interpreting schematics
  • Experience working with carrying out maintenance on some of the following equipment; loaders, MEWP's, tractors, forklifts, MHE's
  • Strong troubleshooting skills, allowing for efficient identification and resolution of equipment issues
  • Ability to work as part of a team and also be proactive and work on own initiative
  • Ability to multi-task in a dynamic environment and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Time management and priority management skills


Compensation & Perks:

  • $40-$50 per hour (depending on experience and tickets)
  • Benefits and a $500 Health spending account
  • After 1 year, RSP matching (50% company match). 2% after 2nd year and progresses to 6% after 6 years of employment 
  • 2 weeks of paid vacation first year, 2nd year 3 weeks, 4th year 4 weeks
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • Tool supplied
  • OT opportunities (not very frequent)
  • High growth and expanding company!


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