Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Milford, NS

We are one of the 50 Best-Managed Companies in Canada, and are one of Eastern Canada's leading natural resource manufacturers and community developers. Our Resources Division has developed a range of value-added natural resource based products in industrial minerals and wood pellets for industrial, commercial, and retail markets. Quality products, processing expertise, and market knowledge have helped our company sustain growth founded on innovation and new markets.

We are currently looking for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our Hardwood Lands, NS Maintenance Team. This role reports directly to the Maintenance Manager, and will be responsible for regular maintenance and service to mobile equipment.



  • Regular fleet maintenance of our mobile equipment
  • Maintain records of service and repairs to equipment
  • Manage an inventory of parts/materials required for service and maintenance to ensure uptime availability
  • Maintain a clean and organized work space
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • May be called upon to assist in troubleshooting/repair of plant equipment as well



  • Grade 12 diploma or equivalent
  • Post-secondary training as a Mechanic or Heavy Equipment Mechanic.
  • Red Seal certificate required
  • Able to work under pressure and troubleshoot equipment including: Loaders, Forklifts, Grader, Excavator, and Dump trucks


  • Diesel experience an asset

  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Strong sense of safety
  • Able to perform complete repair and overhaul
  • Ability to work without supervision and to get along well with others
  • Good organizational skills
  • Familiarity with computers is an asset
  • Appreciation and knowledge of production environment
  • Customer focused and ability to prioritize and multi-task with a sense of urgency when required
  • Ability to work flexible hours and overtime as required to accommodate equipment down times
  • Strong knowledge and practice of safe work habits and procedures at all times
  • Exceptional machining and precision measurement skills
  • Team player and with excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with your customers and your team.


Why Work With Us?

We understand the importance of investing in and developing our people. We are collaborative and team oriented. We provide our team with the opportunities to grow, and we create a safe environment for our people to bring fresh ideas to the table. If this sounds like the right fit for you, please show your interest by submitting your cover letter and resume today.

We are committed to offering equal employment opportunities in our workplace and encourage applications from women, indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities.


The Shaw Group Limited

The Shaw Group Limited


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