Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Location
    Abbotsford, British Columbia
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Skilled trades - Skilled Trades

Are you interested in joining one of the world's foremost specialty aerospace and defence contractors? Adecco is currently seeking an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic, for a full-time, permanent position at a leading Canadian specialty aerospace and defence company in Abbotsford, BC. In this role, you will perform inspections and repairs of Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and carries out mechanical maintenance on company vehicles.

  • Pay Rate: $32.19 - $35.25 / Hour

  • Location: Abbotsford, BC

  • Shifts: Monday – Friday | 8 AM – 5 PM

  • Job type: Full-time | Permanent  Advantages:

  • Work with a leading company that values employee retention and engagement

  • Comprehensive benefits package provided, including extended benefits and Employee Resilience Program

  • Access endorsement training and development opportunities provided by an approved training organization (ATO).

  • Participate in company-wide social events and family functions throughout the year.

  • Pension matching

  • 3 Weeks paid vacation

  • Relocation Package available for eligible candidates.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Perform inspections of GSE.  

  • Undertake visual mechanical inspection of all GSE according to the pre-determined schedule, including but not limited to scissor lifts, boom lifts, tugs, fuel trucks, dollies, scaffolding, forklifts and hydraulic jacks;

  • Identify maintenance needs according to the schedule or inspection;

  • Complete support documentation to record inspections completed;

  • Report findings to Facilities Crew Leader. 

  • Repair all GSE. 

  • Remove GSE units from service if deemed to be defective, unsafe or in need of repair;

  • Disassemble affected components of the GSE, repair or replace components, and reassemble;

  • Repair, weld, and replace parts on GSE as needed;

  • Request parts needed to carry out the repairs;

  • Pick up parts at relevant supplier if necessary;

  • Document repairs effectively. 

  • Perform mechanical maintenance of company vehicles. 

  • Perform regular maintenance checks every two weeks, which includes but is not limited to checking the oil, water, brakes, lights, beacons, windshield, and tire pressure;

  • Wash company vehicles at least once per month;

  • Complete all repairs needed unless the vehicle is under factory warranty;

  • Take vehicles to the insurance company as necessary to make claims.  

  • Ensure all maintenance work tasks are performed in accordance with the company health and safety policies and procedures. Be familiar with and ensure that all workplace conduct is in accordance with Human Resources safety and security policies and procedures.                

  • Ensure proper safety equipment such as proper gloves, respirators and eye and ear protection are worn when handling hazardous materials;

  • Ensure all co-workers are made aware of hazardous materials being handled around them;

  • Ensure all safety policies and procedures are adhered to when operating equipment and machinery. 

Requirements and Qualifications: 

  • Certificate in Automotive Mechanics and/or Welding; Forklift, Scissor Lift and Boom Lift         

  • 3 to 5 years of experience carrying out automotive or commercial equipment maintenance, including inspection and repair of brakes

  • Minimum 5+ years of experience with general mechanical work

  • Heavy Duty Mechanic and/or Diesel experience would be an asset

  • Excellent communication skills: fluent written and verbal English is mandatory

  • Good general handyman skills: able to use a variety of tools

  • Ability to manage multiple assigned tasks to ensure they are completed on time

  • Strong understanding of all mechanical processes and procedures.

  • Good work ethic with proven good attendance and punctuality

  • Must be legally eligible to work and reside in Canada

Don’t miss out on this Heavy Duty Mechanic job opportunity in Abbotsford, BC. Apply now and you will hear back from an Adecco Recruiter soon. 

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  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number CA_EN_1_028547_2147118

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