The position is located in Nakusp, BC.
We are now accepting applications for a Heavy-Duty Mechanic / Millwright
Who we are:
At WaterBridge, we believe that people are the core of our business. We are proud to offer our employees a positive work environment, competitive salaries and excellent benefits. When you are a member of the WaterBridge team, you enjoy a stable career where your ideas are encouraged, and skills valued. We offer a worksite in one of the prettiest areas in the country to live and work. If you are an avid outdoor person you can ski, sled, bike and hike in some of the best natural areas in British Columbia.
WaterBridge Group is a privately-owned ship building and ferry operator company based in British Columbia, Canada. The team specializes in building vessels in remote sites, under difficult environmental conditions and with limited access to industrial infrastructure.
We are also responsible for the safe ferry passage of people in the communities surrounding the Arrow Lakes and Francois Lake in the interior of BC. Our ferry crews are Transport Canada trained and certified. We are a dedicated team working in a fast-paced environment with a focus on customer service and quality workmanship. We pride ourselves on the impact we make to the local economies in which we build and operate.
Who you are:
You are a seasoned Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic or Millwright with a focus on working safely and efficiently. Your problem-solving skills are beyond average and you are known for your creative approach to equipment failure issues. You are a forward thinker and planner. You thrive in a fast-paced work environment where no two days are the same. Your approachable demeanor makes you a natural team player.
Heavy- Duty Mechanic/Millwright
We have an immediate opening for a Heavy- Duty Mechanic/ Millwright based out of our Nakusp, BC location. The Heavy-Duty Mechanic/Millwright is responsible for the mechanical maintenance and repairs of an inland water marine fleet and other heavy-duty equipment. This position interfaces with the operations team to ensure the fleet is operating efficiently, effectively and safely. Additional duties include marine vessel refits and overseeing mechanical engineering projects of various sizes and complexity. Reporting to the Mechanical Technical Manager, he/she will be considered the technical resource for all employees.
Work Hours: Monday – Friday 07:30 – 16:00 or as required by current work load. This position is part of a continuous operation. The incumbent will need the flexibility to be “on call” and available after hours. This schedule may include weekends and/or holidays, as directed. Overtime may be required without notice.
This position is non-union and completes work in a unionized environment. You will receive a competitive annual salary, full benefits including contributions to the pension plan and a company vehicle.A relocation allowance is included.
This posting is open from Nov 12- Dec 15, 2019.
We thank all applicants but advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
WaterBridge Ferries is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.
Job Type: Full-time