Heavy duty mechanic

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Region, city
Terre-Neuve et Labrador, Labrador City
Job type

Boreal Cranes Inc. offers turnkey services for project management for any type of lifting venture. It specializes in industrial domain lifting projects in Newfoundland and Labrador from its Labrador city office.


Boreal Cranes is a part of Groupe Desgagnés Inc. (“GDI”) is a Québec conglomerate renowned for the quality of its maritime and land operations. It is headquartered in Quebec City, and its business units are present in major Canadian ports, on the Middle and Lower North Shore, and in the Canadian Arctic. Desgagnés stands apart for its range of diverse yet complementary national and international activities. Around its headquarters, the business units operate successfully in their respective fields.

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Job description

The heavy duty mechanic performs servicing, maintenance, repair of heavy machinery, transportation equipment and cranes. He reports to the Mechanical Foreman of Labrador City, NL and may be called upon to travel on site. He works with tools and equipment that are at the cutting edge of technology.

Required Skills

  • Professional studies diploma (DEP) in construction machinery mechanics or other relevant training (ASP)
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in construction machinery / cranes mechanics
  • Very good knowledge of hydraulics, mechanics, electricity and IT
  • Knowledge of electronics, understanding of diagrams, reading of plans (asset)
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Bilingual or unilingual anglophone seen the position in Labrador in an anglophone team
  • Ability to adapt and be open to many technological changes
  • Possibility of FIFO (Fly in / Fly out)
  • Schedule 12/21 (21 working days / 12 “off” days)
  • French speaking supervision at the mechanical level

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