Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic or Apprentice

Joe Johnson Equipment Winnipeg

West St. Paul, Manitoba, Canada Remote / Work-at-Home /WFH

Feb 27

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West Saint Paul, MB

LOCATION: West Saint Paul, MB



Joe Johnson Equipment offers a great opportunity to join our team of mechanics. We offer a friendly, safe, fast paced environment that provides, plenty of opportunity to work on a variety of heavy equipment, career development and advancement opportunities, and a stable environment to development or expand your trade skills.

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Apprentice will perform mechanical repairs, hydraulic and electrical troubleshooting and PDIs on a variety of equipment that is represented by JJE in a timely and effective manner.


We offer:

Excellent Signing Bonuses up to $2,500.00 for Apprentices and Licensed Technicians
Manufacturing and Technician Training bonuses up to $3,000.00
Profit sharing opportunities paid quarterly
Competitive compensation package with annual increase opportunities
Apprenticeship wage subsidy program
Tool Allowance
Safety Eyewear/Boot Allowance
Robust Group Benefits 100% paid for by the Company – inclusive of Health, Dental, Life, Disability and Travel coverage
Employer Matching Retirement Savings Plan
Ongoing safety training and safe work environment
Federally recognized as certified Employment Equity organization


Licensed Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic or Apprentice (Level 3 or 4)
Valid driver’s license, Class 3 With Air preferred and a clean driver’s abstract
MPI PMVI Inspection Certificate considered an asset
Experience working on Heavy Duty equipment
Experienced with hydraulic and/or electrical work
Chassis experience considered an asset
First Aid Certification considered an asset
Exposure to Street Sweepers, Vacuum Trucks or Refuse equipment is considered an asset
Forklift or overhead crane certificates would be an asset
Demonstrated ability to work in a safe manner
Team player and willing to assist others when required
Attention to detail and commitment to customer satisfaction
Critical thinker with ability to execute aspects of work independently


Perform preventative maintenance, repairs, troubleshooting, PDIs (pre-delivery inspections) and test a variety of mechanical and electronic equipment represented by the Company
Perform hydraulic and electrical diagnostics
Conduct repairs in a timely and effective manner, communicating effectively with the Service and Parts teams to ensure optimal efficiency
Communicate with Lead Hand and/or Service Manager regarding job progress and job status changes
Maintain organized and safe work area, shop tools and service vans
Ability to work on-call shifts and to work alternating shifts when required (seasonal)
Complete additional tasks as assigned
Warehouse/Shop environment
Frequent exposure to noise, dust and dirt


As the leading distributor of public works equipment, Joe Johnson Equipment (JJE) provides mobile infrastructure-maintenance equipment to municipalities and contractors across Canada and the US. Through our branch network, we sell, rent, lease, service and support vacuum trucks, refuse & recycling collection vehicles, street sweepers, sewer cleaners, and inspection cameras.

JJE is a leading manufacturer of code vacuum equipment under the Westech Vac Systems brand. JJE and Westech also share a sense of pride in our work, our employees’ development and success, and building exceptional lifetime relationships with our customers.

JJE is a dynamic and growing organization, focused on maintaining an “employer of choice” culture. We have a stable, team-based, and collaborative work environment that drives our organization to be best-in-class within our industry. We offer opportunities across Canada and the U.S. and are committed to providing challenging and rewarding career paths for our employees. JJE provides very competitive compensation packages, robust group benefits and an opportunity to grow professionally.

JJE is a proud subsidiary of Federal Signal Corporation.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and we encourage applications from all qualified persons, however only those who are being considered for the position will be contacted.

If you are contacted for an interview and require any accommodation, please notify HR in advance and we will provide applicable accommodation.

Joe Johnson Equipment is an Essential Business due to the products and services we provide to our customers. We continue to fully operate during these challenging times while remaining steadfastly committed to ensuring the safety and well.

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