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Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

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Why work for Lafarge?

Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .


LAFARGE CANADA INC. has an immediate opening for a Full Time Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician at our Texada Quarry to perform general equipment maintenance and repair on the Lafarge fleet of equipment.


  • Preventative maintenance service
  • General equipment and vehicle repairs
  • Maintain paper and electronic records
  • Diagnose and repair equipment and vehicle deficiencies
  • Maintain fleet and shop equipment
  • Production environment troubleshooting and repairs



  • General safety in and around equipment and operating plant
  • Reporting unsafe job sites and procedures
  • Maintain a positive image to the customers and the general public
  • Ability to plan work and self direct
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment


  • Valid clean class 5 drivers license
  • Knowledge and experience with hydraulics and air brakes
  • Knowledge and experience with gas and diesel engines
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical systems, electronic troubleshooting, and schematics
  • Prefer experience with Caterpillar, Komatsu, and Atlas Copco mining equipment
  • Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (preference given to Red Seal Journeyman)


Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.