Heavy Duty Mechanic

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  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Shop

Job Description

Company: TNDC

Location: Dease Lake


TNDC is seeking an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic to join our dynamic team. This position is located at the Dease Lake shop within the TNDC Mechanical division. The work schedule is Monday to Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm with the expectation there will be overtime and on-call requirements.

TNDC’s mechanical division is responsible for the preventative maintenance and major repairs to mobile (heavy and light duty), auxiliary and stationary mining equipment, while continuously aligning daily functions. In addition, this position is responsible for the Airport Services equipment and all field based mechanical needs within the Telegraph Creek, Iskut and Dease Lake area. The successful candidate must be committed to safe working practices.


Reporting to the Fleet Manager with a dual reporting line to the site supervisor or designate, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • inspecting equipment, troubleshooting, and planning sequence of repair operations
  • investigating deficiencies and equipment malfunctions
  • following maintenance procedures to ensure all equipment meets specifications
  • cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • servicing attachments and working tools as required
  • ensuring proper reporting, documentation, and clear lines of communication with supervisors
  • attending toolbox, safety and other meetings or discussions as required
  • participating in any other specified training
  • other related duties as required

Qualifications and experience

  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Technician Interprovincial (Red Seal) Certification (or related discipline) preferred
  • Welding Certification is an asset
  • 3-5 years of experience in the maintenance of diesel and gasoline mobile (heavy and light duty) and stationary equipment preferably in an industrial or heavy industry setting
  • valid Occupational First Aid Certification (OFA) and WHMIS Certification preferred
  • maintenance repair experience and knowledge with Caterpillar is preferred
  • proven commitment to safety, health, and environmental standards
  • able to take direction, follow instructions, adapt to changing priorities and multi-task
  • strong work ethic with an ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • strong oral and written communication skills and able to use diagnostics
  • a team player who works respectfully and cooperatively with others

Conditions of Employment

  • pass mandatory pre-employment drug and alcohol screening and fitness for work assessment where required
  • valid Class 5 driver’s license required; Class 1 or Class 3 with air brakes endorsement preferred
  • the ability to lift/move up to 50lbs and maintain high levels of performance over 12-hour shifts
  • due to local, provincial, and /or client requirements; this position may require an individual to be fully vaccinated by a Health Canada approved or authorized COVID-19 vaccine

How to Apply:

Please apply to:

Human Resources, Tahltan Nation Development Corporation

Box 250 | IR #9 Hwy 37N

Dease Lake, BC V0C 1L0

Fax: 250.771.5454

Email: jobs@tndc.ca

Only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Tahltans and Tahltan associates are encouraged to apply.

Please reference mytrades.ca in your application to this job posting!

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