Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Dawson Road Maintenance
    January 11, 2023
    Job Type
    Some experience required
    British Columbia


    Are you looking for a chance to be part of something big, something meaningful, something important? How about keeping our vital transportation infrastructure — our necessary roads, highways and bridges — safe for B.C. families and businesses!

    Dawson Road Maintenance operates a diverse fleet of specialized equipment using the latest in technology, including GPS-tracking backed by real-time weather forecasts. From winter snow to avalanches, mud slides or washouts, we work hard to make sure our highways are open and safe for the travelling public.

    In this role you will be a valued member of Dawson Road Maintenance, working in a temporary, full-time position of Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic, reporting to the Superintendent of Mechanical. This position requires a skilled and experienced technician; one who is safety-conscious, production oriented, and self-motivated to perform diagnostic and repair work on a variety of trucks and equipment. Your base location will be Fort St. John, BC and may require some travel throughout our great province.

    What Success Looks Like

    • Safely perform accurate and complete vehicle inspections, diagnostics, and repairs
    • Adhere to all policies and procedures
    • Prioritize a safe working environment
    • Liaise with management to ensure a smooth flow of communication during repairs or maintenance work
    • Always strive to exceed industry standard by providing quality workmanship
    • Perform daily bay inspections to ensure shop neatness/cleanliness, and safety
    • Work closely as a team to ensure all tasks are completed efficiently
    • Effectively work in all weather conditions and have the flexibility to work shift work if necessary

    Looking to be a key member of a well-established family-owned company? Our core values include: People First, Integrity, Respect and Excellence and as such we are committed to providing an environment that supports the growth and effectiveness of our employees and the organization. You will work for a company that offers an excellent compensation package, pension, and medical benefits, as well as learning and long-term advancement opportunities.
    The Dawson Group is expanding our reach and need people like you to join us on our journey, and to help us continue safely connecting our communities.

    Apply now to start the conversation!


    • Journeyman Certificate in Heavy Duty or Commercial Transport Mechanic
    • Experience and / or certification in Automotive Mechanic is an asset
    • Preferably Grade 12 education; and up-to-date technical knowledge acquired through trade-related courses since achieving TQ certification
    • B.C Driver’s License, minimum Class 5. Class 3 with Air is an asset
    • CVIP Inspection license is preferred, or willingness to acquire
    • Welding experience is an asset
    • Capable of performing heavy physical duties
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Prioritizes safety of self and team

    How to Apply

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