Heavy Duty Mechanic - Texada Island
Cambell River, BC, CA
23h ago


Lafarge Canada is recruiting a permanent Heavy Duty Mechanic located at our Texada Quarry on Texada Island, BC. This is a skilled position which primarily involves preventative maintenance and repair of a large fleet of heavy equipment and light duty vehicles including loaders, dozers, excavators, dump trucks and more.


  • Preventative maintenance service
  • General equipment and vehicle repairs
  • Maintain paper and electronic records
  • Diagnose and repair equipment and vehicle deficiencies
  • Maintain shop equipment
  • Production environment troubleshooting and repairs
  • Accountabilities :

  • General safety in and around equipment and operating plant
  • Reporting unsafe job sites and procedures
  • Maintain a positive image to the customers and the general public
  • Ability to plan work and self-direct
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment
  • Education :

  • A valid journeyman ticket is required
  • Experience and Skill Set :

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license
  • Knowledge and experience with hydraulics and air brakes
  • Knowledge and experience with gas and diesel engines
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical systems and schematics
  • Prefer experience with Caterpillar loaders.
  • This is a Union position within the Collective Agreement of United Steel Workers Local 816 & Texada Quarrying (a Division of Lafarge Canada).

    Rate of Pay : $41.60 (2020)

    As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check, may be required.

    Lafarge Canada is committed to providing a safe environment for employees, customers, contractors and vendors. As such, in keeping with the requirements of our industry associations, partners, and clients across Canada, Lafarge Canada has implemented a COVID-19 vaccination policy intended to reduce the spread of COVID-19.

    As of October 1st, 2021, all new employees joining Lafarge Canada, subject to any requirement to accommodate pursuant to applicable human rights legislation, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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