Heavy Duty Mechanic - Apprentice

BC, Canada
Posted On Nov 21 2020 Dec 21 2020

An Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for performing major and minor repairs, overhauls and servicing on all types of heavy duty equipment and vehicles used at construction sites in a safe and effective manner in order to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life.  Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanics repair and maintain equipment, hydraulic systems and electrical diagnosis in accordance with company and federal regulations.  Heavy equipment operated at JJM include, but are not limited to, compactors, dozers, excavators, forklifts, front-end loaders, graders, rock trucks, wheeled and tracked vehicles/equipment.  Apprentices must be enrolled in an apprenticeship program and working toward their Provincial License.  As an Apprentice Mechanic, you will have access to mentorship and development from a team of strong technicians.


The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of the essential functions, while providing the highest quality construction services and products safely, effectively and efficiently to ensure JJM Construction’s principle of “Building to Last” endures for future generations.

  • Interprovincial Heavy Duty Apprentice Technician certificate.
  • Must be enrolled in an approved Apprenticeship Program and actively taking the required courses for Red Seal completion.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a related field.
  • Prior experience with Caterpillar, Hitachi and Manitowoc equipment, preferred.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract (per company insurance requirements).
  • CSTS-09 certificate.


JJM Construction Ltd. is committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace with safety as a primary consideration in all we do.

Health and Safety:

  • Strictly adhere to the JJM Construction OHS Manual.
  • Properly follow JJM Construction safe work practices and procedures.
  • Follow the BC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
  • Provide a safe work environment for our people, clients, subcontractors and the public.

Operational Performance and Best Practices:

  • Perform maintenance on equipment according to owner, manufacturer and federal specifications, including changing oil or repairing, replacing, cleaning and adjusting parts.
  • Diagnose diesel/ gas engine, electrical, hydraulic, driveline malfunctions and making required repairs.
  • Inspect all equipment to be repaired for defects and malfunctions.
  • Operate all equipment to be repaired for testing and movement to and from shop.
  • Use electric and oxy-acetylene welding equipment, lubrication equipment and other repair tools and equipment.
  • Clean, lubricate and maintain all equipment, as scheduled and required.
  • Operate hand and power tools in a safe and effective manner.
  • Repair and service various equipment attachments.
  • Prepare inspection, maintenance, work reports and record details on prescribed forms and log books in accordance with established company procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with crew via hand signals and radio communications (when applicable).
  • Lead by example.
  • Wear, and participate in the ongoing training of, the required PPE for the position.
  • Perform housekeeping tasks and other duties as assigned by the supervisor

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