Heavy Duty Mechanic - Carnaby, BC

Dawson Road Maintenance - Smithers, BC (30+ days ago)

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Are you looking for a chance to be part of something big, something meaningful, something important? How about keeping our vital transportation infrastructure — our necessary roads, highways and bridges — safe for B.C. families and businesses!

Dawson Road Maintenance is looking for skilled, passionate people to help us safely connect our communities.

We operate a diverse fleet of specialized equipment using the latest in technology, including GPS-tracking backed by real-time weather forecasts. From winter snow to avalanches, mud slides or washouts, we work hard to make sure our highways are open and safe for the travelling public.

Work for us and you will be a valued member of the Dawson Group, a family owned group of transportation and construction companies serving all of B.C. People First is one of our core values, and we take it seriously. As well, we pride ourselves on acting with Integrity, Excellence and Respect. These values define us and guide all the decisions we make.

In this role you will be a valued member at Dawson Road Maintenance, working as a permanent, full-time Journeyman Mechanic; reporting to the Superintendent, Mechanical. This position requires a skilled and experienced technician; one who is safety-conscious, production oriented, and self-motivated to perform diagnostic and repair work on a variety of trucks and equipment. If you are looking to join a growing organization to build your career with, apply today. Your base location will be Carnaby, BC.


  • Safely perform accurate and complete vehicle inspections, diagnostics, and repairs
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Prioritize a safe working environment
  • Liaise with management to ensure a smooth flow of communication during repairs or maintenance work
  • Always strive to exceed industry standard by providing quality workmanship
  • Perform daily bay inspections to ensure shop neatness/cleanliness, and safety
  • Work closely as a team to ensure all tasks are completed efficiently
  • Effectively work in all weather conditions and have the flexibility to work shift work if necessary


  • Experience in the related field will be considered an asset
  • Journeyman Certificate in Heavy Duty or Commercial Transport Mechanic
  • Experience and / or certification in Automotive Mechanic is an asset
  • 2nd and 3rd year apprentices may be considered
  • C Driver’s License, minimum Class 5. Class 3 with Air is an asset
  • CVIP Inspection license is preferred, or willingness to acquire
  • Welding experience is an asset
  • Capable of performing heavy physical duties
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Prioritizes safety of self and team
  • Dedicated and committed


Looking to be a key member of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include: People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization. You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.

The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey, and help us achieve our vision of safely connecting our communities.

Apply now to start the conversation!

The Dawson Group uses a centralized application service- please apply electronically as paper resumes will not be accepted

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Automotive: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Heavy Duty: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Mechanical: 4 years (Preferred)


  • Journeyman Mechanic (Preferred)