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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada


As a member of our elite team of mechanics, you will feel like you're a part of something bigger than yourself. Our team works together towards a common goal -- keeping our fleet on the road and in good working order and making sure our drivers get home safe every night. Do you have experience working on diesel trucks or heavy equipment? Would you love working in a very stable industry for a rapidly growing company? If the answer is yes, then you're who we're looking for.

  • Full Time
  • Level: Entry to Journeyman
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Success Profile

What do you need to be a successful Mechanic at Waste Connections? Check out the top traits we’re looking for and see if you have the right mix.

  • Safety Minded
  • Problem Solver
  • Responsible
  • Team Player
  • Mechanically Inclined
  • Efficient


  • Compensation

    Competitive Wages
    Paid Vacation Time
    Wage Increases
    401(k) with Company Match

  • Healthcare

    Medical RX

  • Perks

    Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    Emergency Travel Assistance
    Prepaid Legal Plan
    Scholarship Program for Kids
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Employee Relief Fund

  • Insurance

    Short-term Disability
    Long-term Disability

Employee Quote

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Every day when I go home and I know that what I did is going to keep these drivers safe and get their job done, it just feels great.

Andrew Mechanic


Heavy Duty Mechanic

Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada

Waste Connections of Canada has an immediate opening for a Heavy Duty Mechanic to join our team in Kamloops, BC to work on a fleet of garbage trucks. Safety is key in our business and our mechanics play a crucial role in maintaining both personal and equipment safety. The Mechanic is responsible for maintaining WCC heavy trucks & heavy equipment in safe working order. The Heavy Duty Mechanic will work as part of a team to ensure that all equipment meet all government regulations and standards for safety, as well as WCC safety standards.

Location: 8165 Dallas Drive, Kamloops, BC

Pay rate:

  • $46.08 per hour
  • Excellent benefits
  • Generous boot and tool allowance

Shift timing:

  • Monday to Friday, afternoon shift


  • Red Seal License or Equivalent
  • CVI Ticket Required
  • Class 3 License Required
  • Hand Tools required
  • Mack Diagnostic software experience an Asset
  • Waste Industry Experience an Asset
  • Welding Experience an Asset
  • 3-4 years of experience as a Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Must be able to pass all pre-employment tests

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Inspect and repair Garbage/Roll Off Trucks, support fleet and post collection off road equipment; in a safe, efficient, and courteous manner.
  • Ensure that all equipment and systems are operational by conducting inspections and completing related repairs to ensue vehicle uptime is maintained.
  • Maintain accurate work orders and parts charge outs using an electronic work order system.
  • Inventory control, ordering & receiving parts from vendors as required
  • Complete all safety checks and record information into data base.            
  • Perform all work in accordance with established safety procedures.
  • Maintain facility
  • Works as part of a team to accomplish common goals.

Come, join a team environment, and colleagues who embrace a "work hard, play harder" culture. Our compensation package is competitive and comes with excellent benefits. You’ll also be associating yourself with a company that likes to lead by example through a strong presence in our local communities, charitable giving, sustainability initiatives, and more.

APPLY TODAY! Be part of a great team!

Waste Connections of Canada/Enviro Connexions is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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