Journeymen Mechanic - Dexter Construction

St Johns , Newfoundland and Labrador

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 Journeymen Mechanics (Truck and Transport, and Heavy Equipment, and Automotive for our fleet of construction equipment based out of St John’s, NL.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safe and effective installation, maintenance, and repair of stationary industrial machinery and mobile equipment
  • Assemble machinery and equipment as required
  • Follow blueprints and engineering specifications and maintain careful records of work performed
  • 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
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts of construction equipment
  • Inspect brake systems, wheel bearings, steering components and other engine parts, and perform repairs as required
  • Test and adjust repaired systems to manufacturer's specifications
  • Check, clean, and oil machine parts on a regular basis
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Skills, Knowledge, Abilities, Education and Experience:

  • Full certified Red Seal Mechanic
  • 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
Attn: Taylor Blake
Via Email:  tblake@dexter.ca
Please reference “Journeymen Mechanic” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume, quoting the position title.

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