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Heavy Duty Shop Mechanic and Mobile Heavy Duty Mechanic

  • Become a valuable addition to the team at Canada's leader in safety, innovation, and quality
  • Grow your career in a place where you can lay down some roots 
  • Receive an attractive hourly wage plus amazing benefits

REMCAN is a full-service contractor for the railway industry. Our mission is to deliver safe, cutting-edge, and environmentally sustainable maintenance and construction services to railway track owners and operators across Canada. A career in the railway industry is dynamic, challenging, and most importantly, rewarding. We help guide your career, steering you in the right direction for your unique skill set and helping you grow professionally. We are innovators at heart, which means we are enthusiastic about learning and ensuring every crew member is staying at the forefront of railway construction advances and opportunities.

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About the Opportunity

We have the following opportunities for multiple full-time Heavy Duty Mechanics (shop and/or mobile) to join our team:

  • Shop and Mobile Heavy Duty Mechanics in Barrie, ON 
  • Shop Heavy Duty Mechanics in Spruce Grove, AB

You will be involved in a variety of exciting projects where no two days will be the same and you will ensure the effective operation of a diverse fleet of equipment (from the oldest to the most modern).

Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Maximizing equipment availability by performing efficient and proactive preventative maintenance programs
  • Diagnosing faults and malfunctions, and carrying out necessary repairs including major component replacement and repair or rebuild 
  • Sourcing parts and supplies when necessary as well as testing repaired equipment for proper performance 
  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment and working individually as well as in a team environment
  • Performing other preventative maintenance such as inspections, lubricating, oil changes, and failure analysis
  • Making sure work orders and equipment logbooks are completed accurately
  • Complying with all Safety, Health, Environmental and other policies and procedures
  • Assisting with other duties as required
About You

To qualify, you will need 5+ years of related experience and a Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic certification (or are in the process of getting one), we will also accept Heavy Duty Equipment Technicians.

The following will be critical to successfully performing this role:

  • Extensive experience in hydraulic and electrical troubleshooting and repairs
  • Understanding of all equipment types and ability to repair them
  • Work in remote locations when necessary and travel to them
  • Capable of working independently and in teams
  • Flexibility in working within different shifts and timeframes when required
  • Compliance with safety guidelines is a must
  • The ability to work outdoors as well as indoors all year round
  • Experience working with railway equipment (asset)
  • Class 3 driver's license with air endorsement and clean driving abstract (asset)

You will need to be able to complete a pre-employment criminal background check, medical exam, and drug screen.

Lastly, you will join us with a highly collaborative mindset, fostered by integrity, focus, and an incredible work ethic. Your excellent communication skills will be essential to your success as a solutions-focused member of the team.

About the Benefits

As a valued member of our team, you can look forward to an attractive hourly wage. You'll also gain access to some incredible benefits, including:

  • A health, dental, and vision benefit plan
  • Health, Lifestyle and Wellness Program on top of regular benefits
  • Group RSP with company matching program
  • Paid safety and hands-on job training 
  • Career growth opportunities
  • Family days/seasonal group events
  • Return to work gift (top-tier company swag!)
  • Safety challenges with milestones and celebrations
  • Challenging projects where you can take pride in your workmanship
  • The opportunity to work with a team where safety is an integral part of our culture
  • REMCAN Warriors – is our corporate Cancer fighting and fundraising team
  • COR Certified – huge focus on safety
  • PAR Bronze Certified with the CCAB – first railway contractor to achieve this in Canada
  • Opportunities for continued learning and progression – we have created a strong culture of promoting from within

If you’re looking for a safe, inclusive, and exciting work environment with excellent opportunities for development and advancement, apply today!

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