Heavy Duty Mechanic - $45.47/hour
Job Description

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Location: Fort St. John, BC

Are you looking to achieve work-life balance with a job that allows for weekends off to spend time at home? PWTransit may have the opportunity for you! Our Peace Country Transit operation is looking for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic to join its team. This is a full-time, Monday to Friday position, based in Fort St. John, BC.

We offer personalized training, competitive wages and the opportunity to work with new technology. Working in accordance with OH&S Safety Regulations, Government Inspections Standards, and company rules, the Heavy Equipment Technician will be working alongside Operations Personnel, Company Drivers, and fellow workers. The Heavy Equipment Technician will be responsible for ensuring the utilization of shop facilities, equipment, maintenance and efficiency, and safety of buses serviced.

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Journeyman Technician Certification (Heavy Duty)
  • 2 - 5 years related experience desired
  • Valid Driver's License (Class 5 with an air brake endorsement)
  • No more than 3 demerit points on license
  • CVIP (Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program) License desired
  • Exposure to working on diesel engines
  • Analytical problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to read and understand parts and service manuals in English
  • Proficient with computer equipment
  • Health & Safety Knowledge - OH&S rules and regulations guidelines

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Daily maintenance of the Transit fleet
  • Diagnose equipment problems
  • Preventative maintenance
  • Work with Shop Management to maintain schedules and priorities
  • Perform semi-annual Government Inspections
  • Follow procedures and guidelines
  • Perform procurement of parts and materials
  • Complete all documentation associated with equipment repairs
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment
  • Suggest areas for additional training and assist with training of apprentices
  • Attend company training programs as required

Job Requirements


Company Overview

PWTransit, a division of Calgary-based Pacific Western Transportation, is a full-service bus transportation company, with operations located in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.

PWTransit's employees operate a variety of transit vehicles travelling almost 11 million kilometres annually. Our commitment to safety and customer service excellence includes providing up-to-date vehicles, quality maintenance facilities, and the development of highly-qualified personnel.