Open Position

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Meraki acknowledges that Indigenous peoples and communities have a unique connection to the firsts, land and water and a strong desire to retain their culture, values and traditional practices.

Position Summary:

K&D Logging’s goal is to hire team members that will contribute to our shop work environments. We are seeking an individual who is mechanically inclined, self-motivated, and detail-oriented with strong initiative to take on a wide variety of tasks. These shops are very busy; someone with good attendance and work ethic is needed. The successful candidate could have the opportunity to become a certified mechanic.

Repairs and Maintenance

  • Ensure all units are maintained and operational meeting the needs of K&D Logging.
  • Responsibilities:
  • Troubleshoot breakdowns, communicate the problem to the team and work through the repair process.
  • Complete and maintain our scheduled service program keeping equipment services current and up to date
  • Keep on top of less important repairs to maintain K&D’s equipment maintenance standard
  • Order parts through either shop parts person or Maintenance manager. Only order parts that are essential for the repair or service
  • Manage and return unused or wrong parts to the shop for return.
  • Maintain and manage the stock and cleanliness of your mobile service van.
  • Maintain service truck tools cleanliness and stock.
  • Create and maintain an up to date fix list to ensure your time between breakdowns is best utilized
  • Manage for least cost for the appropriate consumables, parts, etc. that meet K&D needs and standards.
  • Continually look for ways to improve.
  • Complete a detailed daily time card with proper coding, hour meter reading, and detailed description of each task throughout the day.

Team Work:

  • Work with the Maintenance Manager, Supervisors, and other mechanics to meet the goals and objectives of K&D.
  • Communicate with operators about breakdowns problems and other mechanical needs.

Health and Safety

  • Ensure you have a sound understanding of the Company’s Safety Management System recognize unsafe work conditions and modify work procedures
  • Ensure you understand and adhere to all applicable safety regulations

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Completed Journeyman or Red Seal in Heavy Duty (HD) Mechanic Trade.
  • Experience with similar equipment/conditions is preferred.
  • Must have valid class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Possess a good work ethic

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • Possess a good understanding of the logging services
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills.
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communications skills

Abilities

  • Ability to work under pressure with tight deadlines, and attention to detail
  • Ability to focus, plan and meet deadlines while managing multiple projects and changing priorities
  • Are able to deliver results
  • Computer literate

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Overtime
  • Willing and able to perform work outdoor as required
  • The ability to complete physically demanding mechanical jobs