Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

Fleet MaintenanceFull TimeWhistler, BC

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Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

At Coastal Mountain Excavations success means growing our business by growing our people. We believe employees are self motivated to achieve mutually agreed goals when their core values align with those of the company: professionalism, strong work ethic, honesty, reliability, problem solving, and attention to detail.

We work with private developers, strata corporations, public entities, and individuals in civil construction and snow services to build an excellent company, people, relationships, and results. As an employee you will foster and promote our core values within the support of our strong team environment.

Functional Role

As a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic, you will repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty construction equipment, as well as company vehicles and other equipment as required. They understand and implement personal and company safety measures by wearing personal protection equipment. Communication skills are essential to work with team members. The Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic must perform all work to regulated organizational, as well as provincial and federal standards and procedures and adhere to the highest standards of safety.


· Red Seal Certified Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
o c/w Commercial Truck & Transport
o c/w Transport Trailer
· CVSE Inspector’s ticket
· Air conditioning ticket
· Class 1 Drivers’ Licence with Air Brake Endorsement

Skills, Knowledge, Abilities

The Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic will demonstrate the following abilities in their daily work:

· Reliable, trustworthy

· Organizational abilities

· Problem solving skills

· Ability to follow specific instructions and respond to requests from others

· Ability to work as part of a team

· Attention to detail

· Physical stamina

· Customer service skills including the ability to communicate effectively with the general public

· Interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively with other Coastal Mountain Excavations employees

· Operation of hand tools and other skills specific to the position

Physical Requirements/Work Conditions

Lifting, pulling, climbing, standing, sitting, lying down, squatting and kneeling and managing equipment and tools. Requires excellent manual dexterity and fine motor skills.

May work outside in all different weather conditions, including extreme cold and heat. Most work is performed in a repair shop environment.

Lead, Manage, Accountability

The Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic is accountable to the Chief Mechanic

Hours of Work

  • Generally 7:30am - 4:00pm Monday-Friday
  • Overtime maybe required during busy periods


  • Very competitive hourly rate

· Extended health and dental benefits after 180-day waiting period

Visa Requirements

You must be legally eligible to work in Canada


· Perform work in accordance with all organizational, as well as provincial and federal health and safety standards and legislation, ensuring highest standard of safety is upheld

· Check excavators, loaders, heavy truck and trailers, off-road trucks, and highway trucks 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

· Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools

· Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment, commercial trucks and trailers

· Adjust, repair or replace part and components of automobile systems including fuel, brakes, steering and suspension, engine and drive train, emission control, electrical and electronic

· Small engine repairs

· Service attachments and working tools such as blades, hammers, buckets

· Test repaired equipment to ensure work meets manufacturer’s performance specifications

· Perform scheduled maintenance service, such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups

· Perform daily maintenance or repairs on equipment or machinery as needed

· Inspect motor in operation, road test motor vehicle and test automotive systems and components to isolate faults

· Hydraulic troubleshooting

· Electrical troubleshooting

· Organize shop supplies

· Order parts when necessary

· Organize and distribute parts when received

· Weld and fabricate

Coastal Mountain Excavations recognizes the importance of a diversified workforce Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic