Northeastern British Columbia


Fort St. John

Friday, June 08, 2018


Date Posted:

June 08, 2018-Until Filled

Job Order #

Full Time


Peace River Hydro Partners
Fort St. John, BC

Job Title:

Heavy Duty Mechanic (2) - Site C

Starting Date:





Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings.
  • Must be team player and must be willing to participate in company safety and production requirements.
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Knowledge of inventory control and inventory systems for parts management.
  • Familiarity with active construction sites.
  • Completion of a heavy duty mechanic apprentice and registration as a BC or Red Seal Journeyman.
  • Experience with Caterpillar equipment i.e. haul truck, dozer, excavators, etc.
  • Must have a valid Driver's Licence.
  • Experience with heavy duty mechanical work in a construction or mining environment.
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics.
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations.
  • Able to pass any pre-access screening, including a Drug and Alcohol test.
  • Experience with civil construction, earthworks and concrete are all assets.
  • CSTS and other safety certifications are assets.
  • Previous experience on dam construction or large civil projects would be considered an asset.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required.
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools.
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear.
  • Adjust, repair and/or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment.
  • Service attachments and working tools.
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes.
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks.
  • Supervising, coaching and mentoring of apprentices.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
How to Apply:
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Competition number: HDMC123.3

Closing Date:

Until Filled