Truck and Transport Mechanics

Dexter Construction

Greenwich, Nova Scotia

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Dexter Construction Company is a large, diversified Construction Company engaged in all major aspects of the heavy civil construction industry within the Atlantic Provinces. We are currently looking for Truck and Transport Mechanics and/or Apprentice Mechanics to join our operations out of Greenwich, NS for the 2023 season.

Job Summary:

The Mechanic is responsible for installing, maintaining, and repairing stationary industrial machinery and mobile equipment.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safe and effective installation, maintenance, and repair of stationary industrial machinery and mobile equipment
  • Assemble machinery and equipment as required
  • Follow blueprints and engineering specifications and maintain careful records of work performed
  • Help prevent breakdowns by checking, cleaning, and oiling machine parts regularly
  • Be aware of surroundings at all times
  • Ensure a safe work environment in compliance with all safety policies and procedures using the appropriate tools and equipment for the task
  • Protect and promote the interest of this company in all matters and to take actions as required to satisfy such responsibilities
  • Ensure safety of fellow employees
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education, and Experience:

  • Candidates who have completed Interprovincial Red Seal Mechanic Certificate or in the process of completing the blocks are required
  • Basic hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical skills
  • Previous experience in the trucking industry on a variety of models
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and engineering specifications
  • Willingness to work in a team environment
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Comply with all safety policies and procedures
  • Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers and supervisors to ensure that projects are completed properly
  • Working safely is a condition of employment.

Working Conditions:

The Mechanic has a physically strenuous and demanding job. This position will be lifting, pulling and managing heavy equipment and objects, requiring the use of PPE, Hardhat, and Steel Toe Boots to minimize risk on the worksite.

A comprehensive pension and benefits package is offered with this position along with opportunities for advancement and training and development.

Application Process:

Completed applications should be submitted to:

Human Resources

Attention: Emily Siepierski

Via Email:

Please reference “Truck and Transport Mechanic” in the subject line.

We are an equal opportunity employer that encourages all interested candidates to submit a detailed resume, quoting the position title.

We would like to thank all those who apply; however only those selected for an interview will be notified.

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