Heavy Duty Mechanic - $38 starting wage

Emterra Group - Surrey, BC (14 months ago)

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Emterra Group is a leader in providing integrated recycling resource management and waste disposal solutions to the industrial, commercial and institutional (ICI) sectors and municipalities throughout Canada. Our view of waste management means maximizing recycling and waste diversion. Whether you see it as garbage, waste, trash, rubbish or junk, we see waste another way – as a resource to be collected and recycled into new, usable products. From tire recycling to liquid waste – we turn waste into resources.

Our Surrey location is currently searching for a Mechanic to join our team of Maintenance experts. The Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for diagnosing and performing repairs on all facility vehicles in a safe and timely manner. This position reports to the Fleet Maintenance Manager.

The work schedule for this position will be afternoon shifts.

What will you do?
Diagnose and complete all repairs safely and within company policy and manufacturer specifications
Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and electrical systems
Test repaired equipment for proper performance
Maintain proper maintenance reports and/or work orders
Communicate regularly with managers regarding repair status and concerns
Work as part of a team to support the daily needs of the operation
Provide guidance and instruction to junior maintenance personnel
Suggest positive changes to processes or procedures to enhance operational efficiency
Perform other duties as assigned
What will you bring?
Must have Red Seal Mechanic License
Minimum Class 3 valid driver’s license
Minimum 1 year of related experience in Waste industry, Truck experience and/or similar industry
Demonstrated experience with hydraulic and electrical systems
Strong troubleshooting skills
Basic proficiency with use of computers
Asset: Experience with natural gas fleets
Asset: Previous work experience in working with online preventative maintenance programs
Ability to stand/lift 40lbs/carrying/bending/twisting for periods at a time/repeatedly
Effective communication skills (both written & verbal)
What do we have to offer you?
Base salary along with a comprehensive Group Insurance Plan
A solid organization within which you are able to develop your competencies for future growth
A family-oriented culture with an entrepreneurial mind-set that encourages you to take ownership of your role and effect change
As per company policy, this position is deemed Safety Sensitive.