Heavy Equipment Mechanic Job in Dawson for Government of Yukon | Jobs.ca

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

May 3 2024
Expected expiry date: August 2 2024
Industries Public administration
Categories Trades, Technicians, Construction
Dawson, YT • Full time
Job Summary and Requirements

This is an until – filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes, whichever is earliest.

Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Dawson City, Yukon

This is to fill a permanent full-time position. Relocation may be offered.

Your opportunity…

To join Mechanical Operations and our team of dedicated professionals who keep the equipment that maintains the roads safe and reliable.

We maintain a large variety of equipment from snow blowers, loaders, packers to KW and Western Star dump and highway trucks and we have the largest CAT grader fleet in Western Canada.

Our compensation perks:

  • $47.30 / hr.,
  • Paid breaks,
  • Start with 160hours of advanced vacation leave,
  • Paid vacation, sick, and special leave,
  • Competitive benefit package and pension plan
  • Plus, more … check it out Here

We are committed to on-going training, supporting career advancement and personal development opportunities.

Mechanical Operations is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. We encourage our staff to express themselves and achieve their full potential while providing equal opportunities to everyone.

What work you would have to do:

  • Troubleshoot and repair off and on-highway equipment.
  • Utilize Quickserve, ET, and other software daily,
  • Complete daily documentation (safety reports, work orders, part requests)
  • Work with Heavy Equipment Mechanical Supervisor, Leadhand, other technicians, and occasionally apprentices on various tasks as required.
  • Occasionally work outside and in remote locations.

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet each of the following qualifications. Please note, selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume

  • Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic and/or
  • Red Seal Journeyman Truck and Coach Mechanic
  • Experience diagnosing, servicing, troubleshooting, and repairing mobile and stationary equipment.
  • Experience performing preventative maintenance inspections and repairs.
  • Recent experience diagnosing and troubleshooting aftertreatment systems, diesel engines, transmissions, and other such components.

If your resume shows education, training, and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above, your application may be equally considered.

For more information about preparing your resume for a Yukon government posting please click here. Note that selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.)

Desired Knowledge, Skills & Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on their:

  • Safety and service orientation
  • Taking action and achieving results
  • Adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Promoting common values and ethics
  • Willing to work in a team environment.
  • Modeling interpersonal skills and personal responsibility.
  • Demonstrating client focus

Conditions of Employment

  • Red Seal Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Mechanic and/or Red Seal Journeyperson Truck and Coach Mechanic
  • Valid Class 5 Yukon Driver's Licence
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) certification (must be obtained within 6 months of hire)
  • Valid Class 3 Yukon Driver’s Licence with Air Brake Endorsement (must be obtained within 6 months of hire)

Additional Information


If you have questions about this position, please contact Hayden McHugh, Heavy Equipment Mechanical Supervisor at Hayden.Mchugh@yukon.ca or Chris Dunbar, A/Manager, Mechanical Operations at Chris.Dunbar@yukon.ca

If you have questions about applying on a job with Yukon government or if you need an accommodation for this staffing process, please contact Katrina Dobush, HR Consultant at Katrina.Dobush@Yukon.ca

Apply now!

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