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Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Date: Feb 17, 2021

Country: CA, V8C 2G7

Company: Colas

Subsidiary: Terus Construction Ltd. 



Terus Construction Ltd. is an integrated road construction and materials manufacturing company, which has been building roads in British Columbia and the Yukon Territory for over 30 years through decentralized business centers.

Road construction, asphalt paving, aggregate production, hot mix asphalt and ready-mix concrete supply are the core activities. In addition, the Company acts as general contractor on civil construction projects, including excavation, utilities, concrete placement, sidewalks, and curbs, and in all kind of road construction related activities.

Over 800 jobs every year are performed through more than 20 decentralized business centers, such as highway rehabilitation, airport construction, industrial, municipal and commercial work, subdivisions. More than 550 employees are locally employed.

Terus Construction provides challenging and rewarding opportunities in an entrepreneurial, diverse, inclusive and respectful work environment. As our growth creates new career opportunities, likely there is the right one for you!


Kentron Construction, part of the Terus Construction Ltd. group, is seeking a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic for its Kitimat/ Terrace operations.  Kentron Construction has a bright future for many years ahead with it’s involvement into the LNG project and sustaining the paving needs throughout the region.  Terus Construction Ltd. is one of British Columbia’s leaders in the construction industry. 

Reporting to the Area Manager, you will provide support to complete daily repairs and preventive maintenance and perform related assigned tasks and duties under limited supervision. Travel to project sites will be required upon request.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform equipment repairs and preventive maintenance in a timely manner
  • Assist in completing all maintenance inspections
  • Ensure all repairs completed are documented
  • Record any equipment deficiencies
  • Assist with the organization and scheduling of repairs, inspections & purchasing


Qualifications/ Experience: 

  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic red seal ticket
  • Minimum of 5 years experience as a Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Strong technical knowledge and mechanical aptitude to perform service on various equipment ranging from heavy duty equipment to small engine and parts
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to multitask is a must
  • Team player
  • Proficient in computers / tablets for daily maintenance records, time cards, reporting
  • Knowledgeable of safety procedures related to the trades work


Salary: As per collective agreement classification and experience

Start date: As soon as possible.

We are a solid reputable employer recognized throughout the region and offer a competitive compensation package with a comprehensive benefit plan and pension plan. 

Please send your resume in confidence stating your position in the subject line to kentron@ycs.bc.ca or apply online at https://careers.colasjobs.com/Canada/go/Terus-Construction/767302/

Terus Construction Ltd. offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization including competitive salary and benefits package, along with in house training, an incredible work environment, and career advancement opportunities.


Must be able to meet all safety requirements including pre-employment drug/alcohol testing.

We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume.  However only applicants selected to be interviewed will be contacted.