Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic Apprentice

City: Abbotsford, British Columbia


Highest Education High School or equivalent
Years Experience 2+ to 5 Years
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full-Time
Salary Range 32-36

Westerra Equipment (https://www.westerraequipment.com ) sells, rents, and fixes equipment to customers across British Columbia. From forklifts to skid steers, excavators, loaders, and dump trucks, Westerra Equipment services industries such as warehousing, milling, construction, forestry, recycling, and more with their equipment needs. Join our award-winning company and experience working at a Gold Certified Canada’s Best Managed Company, A Great Place to Work, and one of BC’s Top Employers.

Are you interested in servicing a diverse range of equipment, including Bobcat, Linde, Doosan, Clark, and Vermeer? From skid steers to excavators and more, our service teams handle it all. We are looking  to grow our Service Technicians team at Westerra Dealership located at 3349 Mt. Lehman Rd, Abbotsford, BC V2T 5M1. Reporting to the Service Manager, a successful candidate is customer-focused and a team player who can work independently. No matter which industry you have experience in, we hone your transferable skills and teach you all about the ever-changing world of equipment! 

Key Responsibilities:

Diagnosis /Faultfinding of earth moving and material handling equipment
Repair and maintenance of earth moving and material handling equipment according to EOM specifications
Check for the proper operation of earth moving and material handling equipment
Repair or replace defective parts
Clean lubricate and routine maintenance on earth moving and material handling equipment
Perform routine scheduled Planned Maintenance (PM) services, appraisals, and Safety Inspections
Complete all necessary timecards and report documentation as required
Complete shop work as required by Supervisor's direction when required
Communicate repair status and requirements with customers and Supervisors alike
Excel the 'customer experience' by being always professional
Order and track all parts request to meet the customer expectation
Complete jobs as assigned. Some out of town at customer site visits might be required
Proactively seek opportunities to grow customer accounts while carrying out your duties
Other related duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Several years experience as a heavy-duty apprentice or uncertified mechanic 
General ability to carry out diagnostics and repairs on diesel engines, hydraulic and electrical systems, as well as reading schematics from each
Strong troubleshooting skills
Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to contribute positively to the team environment
Willingness and desire to learn
A minimum of intermediate English language skills (spoken and written)
A valid driver's license and current Driver’s abstract may be required.

Required Qualifications

2-3 years or more experience as a uncertified heavy duty mechanic or apprentice
Benefits and Perks:

Our Service Technicians enjoy a competitive remuneration package with the benefits of having membership in the International Union of Operating Engineers.
$32 - $36 per hour base pay depending on the experience and qualifications, plus premiums (if applicable) and pension contribution.
Benefits: Medical, Insurance, Dental and Pension, etc.
For more information, please access the Collective Agreement at https://www.westerraequipment.com/documents/3/WesterraCollectiveAgreement.pdf
Relocation reimbursement available against receipts ($5000 and higher).

Who We Are: Our people are at the core of what we do. We take the time to hire the right people who share our 5 core values, train them, coach them, and reward them for their successes.

Build Trust – Build trust with others and & each other.
Be a Team Player – Commit to working together to win.
Be Customer Focused – “Wow” customers so they become “Raving Fans”.
Support Community – Care for our people, our community, and the planet.
Deliver Results – Know what you need to do and get it done.

How to apply:

Please submit your application at: https://www.westerraequipment.com/company/careers/

For any additional questions, please contact Alina Iuliana Calota at careers@westerraequipment.com or 604-930-3311.

Due to the volume of applicants, only those candidates shortlisted will be contacted. Thank you for exploring career opportunities with Westerra Equipment.

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