Maintenance Heavy Duty Mechanic – Lax Kw’alaams Band

Posted 9 months ago

Fulltime – 1 position

Date Classified: August 25, 2023
Business Unit: Maintenance
Lax Kw’alaams, BC 
Reporting to: Director of Infrastructure

The Lax Kw’alaams Band has an immediate opening for 1 full-time Maintenance Heavy Duty Mechanic. The successful candidate will be carrying out all the tasks within the maintenance department.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Under the direct supervision of the Public Works Director or designate, the maintenance heavy duty mechanic shall be responsible for but not limited to the following duties:

  • Prepare daily reports and follow maintenance schedules;
  • Operate vehicles
  • Attendance at workshops & training as requested
  • Perform manual labor including climbing into confined areas in adverse conditions to carry outrepair and installation procedures
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Preference for candidates in possession of a Class 5 (minimum) or Class 3, 1, driver’s license and be able to show a responsible driving record; Required
  • Deal with the public in a courteous and considerate manner;
  • Work conditions may be hazardous. Must be in good health & physical condition;
  • Candidate must show a responsible attitude and desire to perform the duties required.
  • Experience leading a team in an outdoor environment
  • Advanced knowledge of using tools, machinery
  • Ability to oversee and teach safety while using tools and machinery
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet timelines
  • Criminal Record Check Required
  • First Aid or OFA considered an asset
  • Commitment to a Healthy lifestyle.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Wages – $67,340 – $ 70,007, based on experience and certifications
  • This is a Bargaining Unit position and is open to all genders
  • Health, Dental Benefits

Submission Deadline: Monday September 18, 2023

  • Pursuant to Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code, preference may be given to applicants of Indigenous ancestry or current CUPE Members.
  • We invite all interested parties to reply in the strictest confidence to the Human Resources Manager
  • Email Resume or Inquiries to: [email protected]
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