Heavy Equipment Technician
Great West Equipment, Kamloops, B.C.
Succeeding in business is about more than selling great products. If you want to make a real impact, you have to provide something special to the community, and make accountability and integrity your number one priority.
We’re Great West Equipment, and we do just that. We’re a privately owned heavy equipment machine business consisting of eleven branches that operate throughout every region of British Columbia and the Yukon. We are the Volvo distributor for British Columbia and the Yukon, and our product line also includes Dressta crawlers, Metso crushing and screening equipment, Timberpro feller bunchers, Morbark grinders, Sennebogen material handlers, and Madill forestry products. The driving force behind our organization is the sincere commitment to our people, their focus on exceeding customers’ expectations and the values that we live by every day:
BALANCE INTEGRITY GROWTH
COMMITMENT ACCOUNTABILITY RESPECT
Now we’re looking to add a new member to our growing team: someone who enjoys a fast-paced environment and thrives on continuous learning and exceptional customer service.
About the Position
As our Heavy Equipment Technician – Journeyperson, you play an integral role in performing major diagnostics and major repairs and servicing all equipment in fleet. This position will be responsible for developing and coaching apprentices. Rotating shifts may be required.
More specifically, your position will consist of:
Perform service, repair and diagnostic and preventative maintenance to equipment
Perform procurement of parts and materials
Install parts as requested by service supervisor
Work with service management to maintain schedules and priorities
Coach and develop apprentices
Working with Great West Equipment
We’re a growing business in an exciting industry, and we’re a family. This is a full-time, permanent position. We offer a competitive compensation package, which includes full health and dental, plus a company sponsored RRSP plan.
Red Seal or Journeyman Technician Certification.
2-5 years related experience
Solid knowledge of equipment systems and repairs
Good communications skills with peers and supervisors
Basic knowledge of computer applications
Committed to continuous learning
Strong technical background and capable of communicating with technicians and customers regarding parts and service
Health & Safety Knowledge – OH & S rules and regulations guidelines
How to Apply
Our online application will give you the option to apply to this role as a complete person – not just a resume. The application will assess your qualifications, personality traits and workplace preferences, and should take 10 to 15 minutes to complete. After submitting, you’ll receive an email inviting you to log in and view your assessment results.
We will review applications, with priority given to those who have completed the assessment, and look forward to hearing from you.
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