Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Red Seal) – Foreign Applicants are welcome!

Coquitlam, BC Full-time $40.00-$45.00/hour

Who We Are
Emterra Group is a safety-focused and growth-oriented company providing essential collection and processing services for recycling, organics, and waste management. They prioritize customer service and safety and are seeking an energetic employee to contribute to waste diversion and the circular economy. Emterra is proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers and holds certifications as a diverse supplier from CAMSC and WBE.

Emterra operates four major Recycling and Waste Centers in Metro Vancouver, receiving and managing large volumes of waste while promoting recycling and the green economy. We are looking to hire a Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic / Earth Moving Equipment Mechanic for our United Boulevard Recycling and Waste Centre. This position reports to the Maintenance Manager and is responsible for diagnosing and repairing facility equipment in a safe and timely manner.

Attention: We are also accepting international candidates for this role, please submit your application with your red seal certificate.

What will you do?

  • Diagnose and complete all repairs safely and within company policy and manufacturer specifications.
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Maintain proper maintenance reports and/or work orders
  • Communicate regularly with managers regarding repair status and concerns
  • Work as part of a team to support the daily needs of the operation
  • Provide guidance and instruction to junior maintenance personnel
  • Suggest positive changes to processes or procedures to enhance operational efficiency
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

What will you bring?

  • Must have your Red Seal Heavy duty Mechanic License
  • Must have a valid driver’s license/
  • Experience in Waste industry or similar industry is an asset, but not necessary
  • Demonstrated experience with hydraulic and electrical systems
  • Strong troubleshooting skills
  • Basic proficiency with use of computers
  • Previous work experience in working with online preventative maintenance programs is an asset
  • Ability to stand/lift 40lbs/carrying/bending/twisting for periods at a time/repeatedly
  • Effective communication skills (both written & verbal)

Reasons to Apply, Stay and Grow with Emterra Group


·       Opportunity to be part of one of Canada’s Greenest Employers!

·       Competitive wages and annual wage increases!

·       Comprehensive health benefits (drug, dental, vision, LTD, life insurance)!

·       Employee Assistance Program, paid for by the Company!

·       Tuition reimbursement program and professional development support!

·       Employee discount programs!

·       Be part of an organization that wans to learn and grow!

·       Ability to have impact and make change!



Are you ready to jumpstart your career by joining one of Canada’s Greenest Employers and become part of the environmental solution? If so, apply now!  We appreciate all applicants who apply however only those who are qualified, will be contacted.


Emterra Group is committed to maintaining an equitable, fair, and diverse environment.  Any applicants who have a disability or require reasonable accommodation may speak directly with our dedicated Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Specialists.  Reasonable accommodations will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.



Note: Applications without red seal certificates would not be considered[PW1] .


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