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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Employment Options, KL

Full-Time • Kirkland Lake Region

Position title

Heavy Equipment Mechanic


Dane (Ontario)



Report to

Operations Supervisor


EPC Canada is a dynamic and rapidly expanding company. It is 100% owned by the EPC Group, an international manufacturer of commercial explosives with extensive experience and expertise in storage and distribution in the mining, construction, and quarrying industries.

EPC Canada is seeking a heavy equipment mechanic for its explosive products manufacturing and distribution site in Ontario. Reporting to the Operations Supervisor, the incumbent will be responsible for performing preventive and corrective mechanical work on various types of equipment, service vehicles and heavy machinery related to the production and delivery of explosives. She/He will also be accountable for establishing and maintaining effective liaisons and collaboration with colleagues and managers at their site and across other departments, sites, and functions.

Why Join The Canada Team?

-       To be part of a dynamic and human team;

-       To have access to various benefits: group insurance paid at 90% by the employer, employer-sponsored retirement plans, employee assistance program, competitive salaries, social activities, etc.;

-       To be part of a team where your perspective and ideas are valued;

-       To have the opportunity to grow within the company (internal promotion opportunities and career development);

-       For many other reasons that we'll let you discover for yourself!

Role & Responsibilities


-       Repair and preventive maintenance of equipment. (mechanical, hydraulic or electrical breakdown)

-       Perform general maintenance, tune-up and repair of various systems and components of various types of heavy vehicles, identify operating problems, research the cause and locate the source, perform repairs, replacements and adjustments and conduct functional tests;

-       Estimate the time and parts required for the repair to be performed, and source the needed parts.

-       Ensure compliance with established standards;

-       Respond to emergencies for the proper functioning of operations;

-       Perform any other related task requested by his superior.

-       Create and organize maintenance and inspection planning, annuals, VK’s, VKI’s, VKPI’s.

-       Be in contact and appoint the necessary contractors to perform outsourced inspection works or any other specific job like welding or structural interventions.

-       Work on other EPC-Canada entities equipments when they show up on Dane site with issues to be resolved before it can be on the road again.

-       Keep his own parts inventory, monthly and yearly counts.

-       Make consumables order following the 3 quotes process requirements.

-       Liaise closely with maintenance/vehicles centralized department in Quebec.

-       Ability to create and managed a log book for repairs and maintenance equipments history.

-       Active and constructive participation to the budget preparation process for maintenance, repairs and purchase of vehicles.

-       Keep work areas clean (workbench, garage, etc.)

-       Perform other related duties.


Required Qualifications


-       Hold a diploma in heavy vehicle mechanics, diesel mechanics or an equivalent field of study;

-       Have 3 years or more experience in heavy vehicle mechanics or heavy machinery;

-       Have a valid “G” driving license (mandatory) and Class D license (an asset);

-       Have extensive knowledge in diesel combustion engines, DEF systems and vehicle air conditioning;

-       Hold a Motor Vehicle Inspection Technicians (MVIS) Professional Certificate (an asset);

-       Have good physical condition and the ability to climb (truck ladder) and handle loads that can vary between 5 kg and 25 kg;

-       Have no legal impediment related to employment.


Skills Sought


-       Ability to analyze, be creative and problem-solve;

-       Proactivity and sense of initiative;

-       Ability to read and interpret technical diagrams and drawings;

-       Team spirit and collaboration;

-       Oriented towards health and safety behaviors;

-       Have a concern for rigor and quality of work;

-       Sense of organization and good management of priorities.




-       Competitive salary;

-       Insurance coverage 90% paid by the employer;

-       Dental and vision care plan, supplemental health insurance, life & disability insurance;

-       Retirement plan with employer participation;

-       Employee assistance program;

-       Internal training offered;

-       Equipment provided;

-       Corporate events.


Conditions of Employment


-       Permanent position, full time;

-       Schedule of 40 hours per week over 5 days, Monday to Friday;

-       Occasional availability at the end of the day and weekend (for emergencies) and possibility of working overtime after 40 hours worked;

-       Have an interest in working in an outdoor environment with climatic variations.


Work Location


3045 Highway 650

Dane, ON P2N 3K4


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Job Expires: 2024-06-04

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