Date:  Jun 18, 2021

North Vancouver, BC, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Heavy Duty Mechanic

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Position Overview

Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Traylor Bros. Canada and Aecon Construction Group Inc. (Traylor Aecon General Partnership) have an opening for a Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) / Heavy Duty Mechanic for the Second Narrows Water Supply Tunnel in Vancouver BC.


Key Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in a busy construction enviornment.
  • Understand and follow safety policies, recognize work-place hazards and correct them.
  • Ability to follow operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot, diagnose and repair various construction equipment.
  • Function testing and inspecting equipment.


Key Responsibilities and Qualifications

  • A minium of 5 years as an HD Mechanic and 2 years working on a Tunnel Boring Machine is preferred
  • Solid electrical and hydraulic skills required.
  • Comprehend and follow written and spoken directions and work in a safe & efficient manner.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal in the English language.
  • Ability to work in a team environment or individually with a positive attitude.
  • Physical ability and mobility to work in a shop and commercial yard environment; carry moderate to heavy amounts of weights; operate assigned equipment and vehicles.
  • First Aid certificate is an asset.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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