Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Surrey, BC, Canada
Full Time
Williams Machinery has been selling, renting, and fixing equipment for over 100 years. We also train people in all corners of British Columbia on how to operate machinery safely and effectively. From forklifts to skid steers, excavators, loaders and dump trucks, Williams Machinery services industries such as warehousing, milling, construction, forestry, recycling and more with their equipment needs. Join our award-winning company and experience working at a Platinum Certified Canada’s Best Managed Company, and one of BC’s Top Employers.

The  Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for the diagnosis and repair of Material Handling equipment including electric power and internal combustion engine forklifts and other such equipment. The position is based out of the Surrey shop and works 40 hours on average per week Monday to Friday. An additional position is available as a Field Mechanic. 

Key Responsibilities:
  • Diagnosis and repair of equipment.
  • Perform routine scheduled Planned Maintenance (PM) services, appraisals and Safety Inspections.
  • Complete all necessary time card and report documentation as required.
  • Complete shop or road work as required by Supervisor’s direction when required.
  • Communicate repair status and requirements with customers and Supervisors alike.
  • Excel the ‘customer experience’ by being professional at all times.
  • Order and track all parts request to meet the customer expectation.
  • Complete jobs, as assigned. Some out of town at customer site visits might be required.
  • Proactively seek opportunities to grow customer accounts while carrying out your duties.
  • Other related duties, as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Previous aerial and lift truck experience ideal but not essential.
  • Strong trouble shooting skills.
  • Valid driver’s license and clean driving record.
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to contribute positively to the team environment.
  • Willingness and desire to learn.
  • A proactive autonomous individual able to set own standards and succeed.
  • Physical capabilities necessary to perform duties of the position (lifting & mobility).
  • Must be willing to travel and complete jobs out of town as assigned.

Training, Education and Experience:
  • Red Seal Heavy-Duty Equipment certification or equivalent experienced in small construction and material handling with consistent exceptional customer service skills.
  • General ability to carry out diagnostics and repairs on Spark Ignition LPG engines and systems, Compression Ignition engines, Hydraulic and electrical systems as well as reading schematics from each.

Compensation Package: 
  • This is a Unionized position, and the successful candidate will enjoy a competitive remuneration package with the benefits of having membership in the International Union of Operating Engineers.
  • Hourly wages ranging from $44.52 -$46.87 per hour as per Collective Agreement.
  • Pension plan of $4.63 per hour. 
  • 2 weeks of vacation.
  • Medical, insurance, and dental plan.
  • Company vehicle available for road-based positions, where applicable.

  • Build trust – with customers and each other;
  • Be a team player – commit to working together to win;
  • Be customer-focused – “wow” customers so they become raving fans;
  • Support community – care for our people, our community and our planet;
  • Deliver results – know what you need to do and get it done.


Privacy Notice for Job Applicants: By applying, you consent to share your name and email with our third-party assessment provider solely for assessment purposes, if required. We will manage your data confidentially and will not use it for any other purpose. If you have any concerns, please contact our HR department at careers@williamsmachinery.com.

Selection Process Notification: Due to the volume of applications, we will contact only the shortlisted candidates. Thank you for considering career opportunities with Williams Machinery.



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