Great West Equipment has exciting opportunities for qualified Heavy Equipment Technicians at the following branches:

Terrace, B.C.:

3830 Sharples Road

Terrace, B.C.

Servicing Bulkley - Skeena Valley Region

2 vacancies


  • Perform service, repair and diagnostic and preventative maintenance to equipment
  • Perform procurement of parts and materials
  • Diagnose, recondition and repair all equipment components and systems as assigned by supervisor
  • Complete reports and documentation as required, maintain good records
  • Assist with coaching and development of apprentices


  • $50.96 per hour
  • All overtime is double time
  • Benefit plan
    • Dental coverage
    • Extended Health coverage
    • Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage
    • Company sponsored RRSP plan $3.50/hour


  • This is a full-time, permanent position, minimum 40 hours per week
  • Occasional overtime may be required
  • Work may take place in the shop, yard or in the field at mine sites, logging sites, construction sites, pipelines in the Bulkley-Skeena Valley area
  • Work may occasionally require employees to be in the field for extended periods of 2 – 14 days.
  • Language of work is English

Experience Required:

  • 1+ years related experience post certification
  • Knowledge of Volvo equipment systems and repairs is an asset
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications
  • Experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic at a dealership would be an asset
  • Committed to continuous learning
  • Strong technical background and capable of effective communication with technicians and customers regarding parts and service
  • Dedicated to working safely

Education Required:

  • Successful completion of Heavy Equipment Technician Apprenticeship and achievement of Journeyperson status (Interprovincial Red Seal)

About the Company:

Great West Equipment is a privately owned heavy duty machine business consisting of eleven branches that operate throughout every region of British Columbia and the Yukon. We are the Volvo distributor for British Columbia and the Yukon, and our product line also includes Dressta crawlers, Metso crushing and screening equipment, Timberpro feller bunchers, Morbark grinders, Sennebogen material handlers, and Madill forestry products. The driving force behind our organization is the sincere commitment to our people, their focus on exceeding customers' expectations and the values that we live by every day:

- Balance: – We provide the infrastructure, tools and flexibility necessary to promote high morale, efficiency, exceptional customer service and an enjoyable and safework environment.

-Integrity: – We act with authenticity and frankness without compromising the truth instilling confidence in employees, customers and suppliers in the interest of fostering long term relationships.

-Growth: – We continually seek out opportunities to improve our knowledge and skills for personal growth and to better serve the enterprise; customers, employees and suppliers.

-Commitment: We are committed to our employees, customers and suppliers to positively effect lives within and outside the company.

-Accountability: – We seek to understand and advocate for our employees needs, customers and suppliers, to do what is in their best interest, to hold ourselves accountable and add value to every opportunity.

-Respect: – We are thoughtful towards employees, customers and suppliers, valuing diversity.

For more information, please contact Jaynee McIntyre, Human Resources Manager:

Phone 236-600-9249