Heavy Equipment Mechanic - Dexter Construction

Saint John , New Brunswick

Dexter Construction is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently seeking the qualifications and expertise of a Heavy Equipment Mechanic based out of Saint John, NB.

Job Summary:
The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for regular maintenance and repair for various pieces of heavy equipment, including but not limited to backhoes, bulldozers, excavators, graders, loaders, rollers, and off-road trucks.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components, or systems
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Help prevent breakdowns by checking, cleaning, and oiling machine parts regularly
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Candidates who have completed Interprovincial Red Seal Mechanic Certificate or in the process of completing the blocks are required
  • Basic hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical skills
  • Previous experience in the trucking industry on a variety of models
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and engineering specifications
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package are offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:
Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources
Attention: Chelsey Haley 
Via Email: hr@dexter.ca
Please reference “Heavy Equipment Mechanic Saint John” in the subject line.
We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.