HEAVY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC, DARTMOUTH, NS, CANADA – #5296

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a HEAVY EQUIPMENT TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC for our Dartmouth, NS client.

As the leading distributor of public works equipment, our client provides mobile infrastructure maintenance equipment to municipalities and contractors across Canada and the US. Through their branch network, they sell, rent, lease, service, and support Vacuum Trucks, Refuse & Recycling Collection Vehicles, Street Sweepers, Snow Removal Equipment, Mowing Equipment, Ice Resurfacing Equipment, Sewer Cleaners, and Inspection Cameras.

Our client is a dynamic and growing organization, focused on maintaining an employer of choice culture. They have a stable, team-based, and collaborative work environment that drives their organization to be best-in-class within their industry.

Our client offers opportunities across Canada and the US and is committed to providing challenging and rewarding career paths for their employees. Our client provides very competitive compensation packages, robust group benefits, and an opportunity to grow professionally.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

  • Perform troubleshooting, mechanical repairs and PDIs (pre-delivery inspections) on a variety of heavy equipment
  • Conduct repairs in a timely and effective manner, communicating effectively with the Service Writer and Parts team to ensure optimal efficiency
  • Conduct regular preventative maintenance tasks and inspections
  • Communicate with Lead Hand and/or Service Manager regarding job progress and job status changes
  • Maintain an organized and safe work area and shop tools

Employees must:

  • work in compliance with the appropriate safety legislation/regulations/safety policies
  • report any known workplace hazards or safety violations
  • Cooperate with their workplace’s Safety Committee or health and safety representative
  • use any safety equipment, protective devises or clothing required
  • not remove or make ineffective any protective devise require by the Company or by the regulations

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Licensed Technician
  • 2+ years’ experience as a Licensed Mechanic
  • Chassis experience considered an asset
  • Proficient with computers
  • Experienced with hydraulic and/or electrical work
  • Exposure to Street Sweepers, Vacuum Trucks or Refuse equipment considered an asset
  • Valid driver’s license with clean abstract

WHY WORK HERE?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Signing Bonuses up to $2,500.00 for Apprentices and Licensed HET
  • Training bonuses up to $3,000.00
  • Profit sharing opportunities paid quarterly
  • Apprenticeship wage subsidy program
  • Tool & PPE Allowance
  • Safety Eyewear/Boot Allowance
  • Robust Group Benefits 100% paid for by the Company – inclusive of Health, Dental, Life, Disability and Travel coverage
  • Employer Matching Retirement Savings Plan
  • Market-competitive compensation package with annual increase opportunities based on performance
  • Robust and fully paid Group Benefits package – inclusive of Health, Dental, Life, Disability and Travel coverage
  • Employer Paid, Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Employer Matching Retirement Savings Plan
  • Paid Personal Days – for those unexpected life events
  • Work boot and prescription safety glasses reimbursement
  • Opportunity for professionally growth
  • Tuition & Professional Development paid
  • Federally recognized as certified Employment Equity organization
  • Safe work environment, member of multiple provincial safety programs and COR certified
  • Exceptional best-in-class products and service offerings for our customers
  • Charitable Giving Program – proud to support a variety of organizations in our communities
  • Educational Scholarship Program
  • Our Core People Values: Leadership, Customer Excellence, Integrity, Inspiration, Teamwork, Innovation and Ambition

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Document to – info@indemand.ca

ONLY QUALIFIED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED