Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic

Job No: 2021112301
Location: Kamloops, BC

Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic

We are currently recruiting Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanics to join our growing team at the Elk Gold Mine, 57km from Merritt, British Columbia. This position offers a rewarding opportunity to work on heavy duty construction equipment and build your career with a fast-growing company and a close-knit team that supports your personal and professional development.


Positions are ‘Point of Hire’ – offering no LOA or Travel Allowance


Candidates should demonstrate a history of skilled experience repairing Heavy-duty equipment including but not limited to servicing, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhauling and maintaining mobile heavy-duty construction equipment. Experience required in hydraulics, attachments, drive trains, tracked vehicle suspensions and steering.


General Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Conduct pre-operational checks on equipment
  • Daily inspection of dozers, excavators, graders, haul trucks, scrapers, loaders and other heavy construction equipment for proper performance, and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnosing faults or malfunctions to determine the extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools
  • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other daily and scheduled routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Service attachments and working tools such as blades, ploughs, winches and side booms
  • Provide ongoing and preventative maintenance for all heavy equipment
  • Participate in pre-job hazard assessments & inspections prior to commencing any job
  • Follow and complete work orders including recording parts used by part number and quantity
  • Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operations, decrease down-times, and streamline work processes
  • Follow safety procedures and ensure good mechanical practices
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions and confirm findings with supervisor or management to determine whether to repair or replace unit
  • Clean tools and equipment check for defects, maintain/repair as require
  • Accurately complete all work reports and maintenance logs
  • Communicate with co-workers
  • Regularly perform Safety inspection of equipment
  • Follow equipment maintenance schedule and advise if repair is required
  • Perform other related tasks as needed




  • Red Seal Heavy Duty Ticket Repair tools
  • Must have knowledge and competency of safe work procedures
  • Must have respect for company policies
  • Must be able to complete work while being environmentally friendly
  • Must be willing to work as a team member
  • Job requires clean shaven face
  • Competency in email communications
  • Experience working on mine site an asset
  • Basic welding skills strongly recommended
  • Ability to pass Drug and Alcohol pre-screen


What we offer you:

  • Competitive Wages
  • Long-term employment for qualified individuals


Location: The Elk Gold Project is located approximately 57 km from Merritt, BC. and controlled by Gold Mountain Mining Corp., a BC based exploration and development company.


Nhwelmen-Lake Limited Partnership is a 51% Nlaka’pamux owned entity and a Certified Aboriginal Business by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business.


Lake Excavating Ltd. is one of Western Canada’s largest and most respected earthworks and infrastructure contractors with over 55 years experience in earthworks, road construction, underground and surface works, delivering projects of all sizes for clients in a variety of industries. Our team of experienced professionals, combined with our fleet of over 100 pieces of heavy-duty equipment, gives us the unique in-house capacity to meet all our customer needs for residential, commercial, and large industrial applications alike.


Thank you for your interest in Lake Excavating Ltd. and the Nhwelmen-Lake Limited Partnership.


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