Heavy Duty Mechanics in BC ($45/hr, RSP, Pension, 14/7, OT)

  • 3 weeks ago
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What Matrix Labour Leasing is Hiring for:

Matrix is looking for heavy duty mechanics for a high-paying/longterm camp position that will provide fly-in/fly-out for those living outside Fort St John, BC. The role also provides and incredible work schedule paired with an RSP/Pension match (details below). 

Key Features: 

  • Pay: $45/hour (5% RSP and 2% pension match) 
  • Location: Fort St. John, BC (Camp Position) 
  • Duration: 14/7 Shift (Longterm) 
  • Hours: 12 hour days (paid 11.5) 

Scope Of Work: 

  • Check bulldozers, excavators, cranes, haul trucks, graders and other heavy construction equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear
  • Adjust, repair and/or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, & cranes
  • Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment


  • 3rd/4th Year Apprentices Considered
  • Must be physically fit and able to work in remote camp locations
  • Outdoor work subject to extreme weather changes
  • Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts, day and night
  • Physically able to work outdoors performing hard labour tasks
  • Must be able to access/board equipment in areas with uneven ground, snow and soft-ground/surface water


  • Ability to read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings
  • Must be team player and must be willing to participate in company safety and production requirements
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Knowledge of inventory control and inventory systems for parts management
  • Familiarity with active construction sites
  • Completion of a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprenticeship and registration as a BC or Red Seal Journeyperson - ticket required
  • Experience with Caterpillar equipment i.e. haul truck, dozer, excavators, etc.
  • Must have a valid drivers licence
  • Experience with Heavy Duty Equipment Technician al work in a construction or mining environment
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Able to pass any pre-access screening, including a Drug and Alcohol test
  • Experience with civil construction, earthworks and concrete are all assets
  • CSTS and other safety certifications are assets
  • Previous experience on dam construction or large civil projects would be considered an asset

Work Regions:

These opportunities from Matrix Labour Leasing are available in Fort St. John, British Columbia, Canada.


The below are factors that tend to matter for our listing seekers. This listing with Matrix Labour Leasing offers:

14 & 7

Competitive Wages


Remote Camp

Benefits Package

RRSP Matching


As positions vary, please confirm details with employer.


Matrix Labour Leasing has indicated that these are the requirements for the listing:

  • All Types Of Weather
  • Physically Fit

Requirements may not be comprehensive. Confirm w/employer.

About Matrix Labour Leasing:

Matrix Labour Leasing is a full-service recruitment agency specializing in the placement and administration of the skilled trades workforce all across Canada. We have been in business for over seventeen years and have placed over 4,000,000 man-hours in the Canadian workforce. We have been recognized as one of Alberta Venture’s Fast Growth 50 and as a Leader of Tomorrow by Business in Calgary.


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