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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

No. 485
January 25, 2023
Starting at $110,000 per year + Tax-free food allowance.
Job category
Skilled Trades - Manufacturing
Type of job
Day shift, Monday to Sunday, from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dear heavy equipment mechanic, Are you looking for a new challenge and to live an extraordinary experience in the great northern regions? Would you like to work in collaboration with an Inuit community? If I tell you that you are going to work "Fly in Fly out", earn more than $120,000, be housed and fed, how does that sound to you? Would you like to admire the sunsets, the northern lights, go fishing in your free time and reconnect with nature? If after reading this you're already thinking about packing your bags and heading north, there's no time to lose! Apply and let's write a new chapter of your life together! One of our partners is looking for a competent and dynamic mechanic to live an unforgettable experience in a northern village of Nunavik, named Salluit. This person will be called upon primarily to maintain and repair John Deere and Caterpillar heavy equipment as well as Kenworth, MACK and Freightliner trucks.


  • Repair hydraulic systems.
  • Build and crimp hydraulic hoses.
  • Inspect and rebuild hydraulic cylinders.
  • Perform maintenance and inspections.
  • Replace various mechanical and hydraulic components, such as pivots, bearings, seals, cylinders, brakes, etc.
  • Replace tires and repair flat tires.
  • Perform repairs on 10-wheel trucks.
  • Carry out any other related tasks.


  • “Fly in Fly out" (42 days of work and 21 days of rest).
  • Accommodation provided.
  • Tax-free food allowance.
  • Competitive salary.
  • Air transportation included.
  • Tools and clothing provided.
  • Diversified fleet.

Job requirements

  • DEP in heavy equipment mechanics.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a similar position.
  • Good knowledge of hydraulic electricity, welding.
  • Experience on loaders and excavators required.
  • Good command of CAT and John Deere Service Advisor software.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken French / Intermediate English.

Desired profile

  • Resourceful and autonomous.
  • Dynamic and positive attitude.
  • Adaptability skills.
  • Ability to easily communicate and integrate into a group.
  • Good ability to work in cold weather and have an interest in nature.

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