Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Nasittuq Corporation - Grise Fiord, NU (30+ days ago)

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8 x 8 Rotational Position (8 weeks on site, 8 weeks off site)

Location: CFS Alert, Ellesmere Island, NUNAVUT

Canadian Forces Station Alert – On top of the world

Nasittuq provides exemplary support services in CFS Alert, situated in the Canadian Arctic. Our highly skilled workforce provides services that include all elements of facilities maintenance, airfield operations, food services, transport and logistical/administrative support to our customer, the Department of National Defence (DND). For more information, visit www.nasittuq.com.

Responsible for the maintenance of the heavy equipment and vehicles.

This position works 40 hours per week on an 8x8 rotation (8 weeks on-site and 8 weeks on leave). Work is carried out in a remote Arctic location with exposure to severe outdoor winter weather conditions.


  • Maintain and service all vehicles and equipment for DND, Nasittuq and Government employee use
  • Perform all first and second line repairs, inspections and preventative maintenance to all vehicles and equipment
  • Performs as required on-site repair services


  • Certified Motor Vehicle Mechanic & Truck and Coach Technician (310S & 310T), including Diesel endorsement OR Certified Heavy Equipment Mechanic Off-Road Earth Moving Equipment (421A)
  • 5+ years experience in maintaining and repairing vehicles and equipment
  • Qualified to operate vehicles containing hazardous materials
  • Must be eligible for ENHANCED RELIABILITY security clearance, and must pass a company pre-employment medical
  • As overnighting in Thule Greenland is a requirement, must possess a valid passport
  • Ability to work cross-culturally and a strong team player is a must; will need to roll up sleeves and pitch in as and when required

We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Rotational staff will be flown to/from the work location; site facilities include full meals, exercise room, gym, internet and recreational resources.

The Company thanks you for your interest, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. We will be continually accepting resumes to create candidate pools for this position. All resumes will be kept on file for any future job openings.

Our Company is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified groups. Land Claim Beneficiary applicants are encouraged to apply and self-identify.

Job Type: Fly-In/Fly-Out

Salary: $55,611.00 to $58,553.00 /year