• Heavy Duty Mechanic

    Job Locations CA-BC-Van Anda
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  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in aggregates, asphalt, cement, concrete pipe, pre-cast concrete, ready-mix concrete, paving and road construction that build better cities. 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 is recruiting a Heavy Duty Mechanic for permanent position located at our Texada Quarry on Texada Island, BC.


    Heavy Duty Mechanics are responsible for equipment used in all areas of the operation. A high level of safety practices must be used at all times.


    • Preventative maintenance service
    • General equipment and vehicle repairs
    • Maintain paper and electronic records
    • Diagnose and repair equipment and vehicle deficiencies
    • Maintain 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



    • A valid journeyman ticket is required

    Experience and Skill Set:

    • Valid class 5 driver’s license
    • Knowledge and experience with hydraulics and air brakes
    • Knowledge and experience with gas and diesel engines
    • Knowledge and experience with electrical systems and schematics
    • Prefer experience with Caterpillar loaders.


    The working environment is indoors and outdoors in all weather conditions, as well as extreme heat and dust in certain parts of the operation.



    Why work for us?


    Working for Lafarge offers a wide variety of career opportunities that utilize your abilities and skills to contribute to a better world. In addition to local and global developmental opportunities, we provide employees with competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, a health & wellness program with financial incentives, an extensive global e-learning platform and much more!  More information can be found at:

    We thank you for your interest.  Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  Lafarge is committed to the principles of employment equity and encourages the applications from women, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.


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