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Date:  May 26, 2023

Carp, ON, CA

Operating Sector:  Transportation East

Position Title:  Mechanic

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


Position Overview

Under general supervision, the Mechanic will be responsible for carrying out skilled journeyman level work out of Carp, Ontario. Work involves preventative and corrective maintenance, inspections, modifications, installations/dismantling of systems and projects within the trade and troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairs of construction equipment. This position is unionized.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Workplace Safety, Environmental and National Safety Code Policies and Regulations are being adhered to.
  • Read diagrams/schematics and manufacturers repair manuals for work procedures.
  • Maintain and service a fleet of Heavy Equipment for road construction.
  • Able to perform services on electrical, hydraulic, power train, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment.
  • Operate a hoist and lift device to position machinery parts in a safe manner.
  • Inspect and examine vehicles and equipment.
  • Lubricate, service, diagnose, repair, assemble, and maintain vehicles and equipment.
  • Timely and accurate diagnosis and repair including computer connection/diagnosis with machine to identify fault codes.
  • Provides guidance and instruction to less experienced, or apprentice maintenance personnel.
  • Performing hands on maintenance and repairs of all equipment.
  • Diagnosing electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic troubles.
  • Making repairs per the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Utilize computer electronic systems to interpret failure codes.
  • Suggest positive changes to policy and procedures as required.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations.
  • Perform service calls for emergency breakdowns.
  • Conduct safety checks on vehicles and equipment.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Valid G license in good standing is required, DZ license would be an asset.
  • 421A licensed or 4th year apprentice heavy equipment mechanic.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in equipment and vehicle maintenance and repairs.
  • Excellent mechanical knowledge.
  • Heavy lifting required.
  • Effective interpersonal skills (spoken and written communication).
  • High school graduate asset.


Aecon fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.