Apprentice Mechanics (Truck and Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Millwrights)

Mississauga, ON Full-time $26.35-$31.35/hour

Who We Are

We are a dynamic, growth-oriented and safety-focused company. Our organization has been deemed to be an “essential service” by providing collection and processing for Waste and Recycling that keep our communities clean and safe. With customer service and safety as our focus, we are looking for an energetic and driven employee to support our growing company and play a crucial role in waste diversion. Emterra is proud to be recognized as one of Canada’s Greenest Employers, a certified diverse supplier of the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), the Canadian Women Business Enterprise National Council (WBE) and WEConnect International.

The Emterra Peel Region Maintenance/Repair team is growing! If you are committed and collaborative professional looking to contribute to a hard-working, innovative team, this opportunity is for you. If so, apply now!

Career Opportunity

Apprentice Mechanics

(310T / 310J / 421A /433 / (Truck and Heavy Equipment Mechanics, Millwrights)

Reasons to Apply, Stay and Grow with Emterra Group:

  • Flexible work shift schedule with plenty of overtime if you are interested
  • Competitive wage plus health benefits (drug, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance)
  • RRSP Plan
  • Free uniforms and boot allowance yearly
  • Employee discount programs
  • Latest/up-to-date diagnostic equipment
  • Ongoing technical and training provided


  • Diagnose and complete all repairs safely and within company policy and manufacturer specifications;
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic, mechanical and electrical systems;
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance;
  • Maintain all required records and files for vehicle maintenance;
  • Communicate regularly with managers regarding repair status and concerns;
  • Work as part of a team to support the daily needs of the operation;
  • Maintain a clean & organized shop/equipment work area;
  • Suggest positive changes to processes or procedures to enhance operational efficiency; and observe safe work practices.


  • Completion of accredited vocational technical school program or proof of enrollment;
  • Registered Apprentice;
  • Must have a valid ‘G’ driver’s license/ Asset: Valid DZ license & clean drivers abstract;
  • Own basic tools;
  • Working knowledge of hydraulic, electrical, mechanical, ignition, cooling and air brake systems an asset;
  • Strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Basic proficiency with use of computers;
  • Ability to stand/lift 60lbs/carrying/bending/twisting for periods at a time/repeatedly;
  • Effective communication skills (both written & verbal); and
  • Punctual, reliable, team player.

Work Remotely

  • No

Job Type: Full-time


  • Casual dress
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

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