Heavy Equipment Technician (local ft or seasonal)

Westcan Bulk Transport Ltd . - Yellowknife, NT (30+ days ago)

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At RTL Construction and Westcan Bulk Transport, we dedicate ourselves to delivering complete, customer-driven construction and transportation solutions. Since 1964, our team of industry professionals has worked to build a reputation for safety, on time delivery and unparalleled customer service. Staying true to this tradition is what keeps RTL/Westcan driving for excellence.

Reporting to the Shop Foreman, our Heavy Equipment Technicians – Truck/Trailer Mechanics are responsible for the day-to-day maintenance and repair of Class 8 highway tractors and trailers and our construction equipment. We’re looking for skilled technicians to support both our hauling and construction fleet with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What you bring:
Licensed or experienced apprentice Heavy Equipment Technicians – Truck and Transport (HD Mechanic)
Experience working with Cummins and Mack preferred
Experience with B620 Transport Canada regulations are considered an asset
CVIP and/or Class 1 license are an asset
Previous experience working on light/heavy construction equipment
What’s in it for you?

Competitive compensation including weekend and evening shift premiums
Flexible work arrangements
Immediate company paid health and dental benefits and safety boot allowance (full-time)
We offer a wide range of other employee programs and incentives including a RRSP/DPSP matching program, annual bonus opportunities and scholarships opportunities for your children
Referral reward payments up to $2,000 available per successful hire (certain conditions apply)
We are a fun team and maintain a family like atmosphere
We have an uncompromising commitment to safety and lead by example every day through actively caring about one another
Seasonal contracts available in for licensed Technicians; 5 weeks on, 2 weeks off schedule for the duration of the contract; airfare provided
Winter road (ice road) seasonal positions also available
Accommodations available in our camp for seasonal positions
Applicants for this position will need to produce proof of valid driver’s license and current driver’s abstract. Applicants in consideration will adhere to company arranged health assessment and drug screen as well as criminal record search. External applicants should apply online on the Career Opportunities page found under the Join Our Team link at www.westcanbulk.ca.

We love diversity! RTL/Westcan is an equal opportunity employer that embraces diversity in the workplace and equivalently considers applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. We welcome applications from all interested individuals; however only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.