Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic

Hourly · Ralmax Contracting, Victoria, British Columbia
Department Hourly
Employment Type 050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $38.30/hour



Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic


Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent, Union
Business Unit: Chew Excavating Ltd.
Location: Victoria, British Columbia
Reporting to: Operations Manager

Wage Rate: $38.30/hour

Hours of Work: 40 hours/week

Work Setting: Industrial

Number of Job Vacancies: 1


Chew Excavating Ltd, a division of the Ralmax Group of Companies has an exciting and immediate opening for a full-time Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic in Victoria, British Columbia. They will have the ability to troubleshoot major and minor mechanical problems, as well as have the ability to repair and adjust all necessary mechanical components. Further, work assignments will be received in the form of verbal or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs.


What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Union benefit package
  • Professional development and training




  • Provide routine maintenance;
  • Check all heavy equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions;
  • Train and mentor apprentices;
  • Use computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair that is required;
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliance;
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting;
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service;
  • Perform mechanical repairs on equipment in the shop and in the field;
  • Operate automotive servicing equipment;
  • Installation of new and added-on equipment;
  • Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics;
  • Accurate completion of work orders and time cards;
  • Repair cable-operated working attachments, winches, compressors, pumps, electric generators, etc.;
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance;
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques;
  • Other duties within the scope of the position, as assigned.




Education and Experience


  • Must hold a Journeyperson's certificate, or have Red Seal in Heavy Duty or Commercial Transport;
  • 5+ years experience in a similar or related role
  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training;
  • Possess a valid driver's license; Class 3 with air endorsement driver's license preferred;
  • Ability to coach and mentor less experienced mechanics a must;
  • Proven mechanical abilities including schematics and diagnostics;
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations.


Knowledge and Skills


  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with attention to detail;
  • Ability to set goals and manage multiple projects and initiatives;
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing business needs;
  • Mature, professional and optimistic attitude;
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment;
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing;
  • Able to work well under pressure;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times.


Work Conditions


  • Physical ability to lift up at least 50lbs;
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required;
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required;
  • Hazards associated with the trade;
  • Work both indoors and outdoors.
  • This position is subject to shift work.


Application Process


We welcome applications from all backgrounds and cultures to join our team (including self-identifying Indigenous, status, non-status, Metis, and Inuit and non-Indigenous cultures). If you have any questions regarding this position or applying for the position, please reach out and email us at: We want to support all applicants during this process. We encourage all indigenous candidates to self-identify during the application process.    


Submission Deadline: Open until filled


Only those selected for interviews will be contacted.


We are looking forward to connecting with you!


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  • Location
    Ralmax Contracting, Victoria, British Columbia
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    050 - Hourly, Union: Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation