Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic

Tidewater Canada

Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic

Headquartered in Burnaby, B.C., Tidewater Transportation Canada, Inc. (TWC), is the West Coast’s largest bulk transporter of refined petroleum products. Our services include bulk fuel transportation, specialty towing and marine logistics. We are currently seeking a Red Seal Industrial Heavy Duty Mechanic who will report directly to the Maintenance Manager and be responsible for performing preventative maintenance and troubleshooting on our fleet of tug boats and bulk fuel barges. The successful candidates will be required to work on hydraulic and pneumatic systems and perform basic repairs on diesel engines, facility equipment and small engines. Responsibilities will also include operating hoisting and lifting devices, such as chain blocks and jacks, and forklifts to position machinery and parts during the installation, set up and repair of machinery. The successful candidate will be expected to operate machine tools, such as lathes and grinders, to fabricate parts required during the overhaul, maintenance and/or set up of machinery.

Candidates for the Red Seal Industrial Heavy Duty Mechanic position must possess a minimum of two to three years’ experience as a certified Red Seal Industrial Heavy Duty Mechanic. Candidates must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a strong work ethic. They must possess the ability to read blueprints, diagrams, schematic drawings and OEM manuals to determine work procedures. Additional consideration will be given to applicants who have work experience in a marine environment and the demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision and organize and prioritize their work. Applicants must be capable of physically demanding work in all weather conditions, including lifting and carrying 50+ lbs, and the ability to climb on tugs and barges. They will be required to work with their own tools and be available to be called in 24/7 to assist with emergency repairs.

Tidewater Canada offers a competitive wage and excellent benefits package including RRSP (with an employer matching contribution of up to 8.5%), health, dental and vision care, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Life Insurance, and a generous vacation leave entitlement.

How to Apply

TWC encourages applications from designated group members under the Federal Employment Equity Act. The designated groups are identified as women, visible minorities, Aboriginal people and people with disabilities. The successful candidates will be required to complete a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screen.

Email resume with a cover letter stating salary expectations to

Completion of a background check and ICBC Driver’s Abstract will also be required prior to commencing employment.

We thank all candidates for applying; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.