Heavy Equipment Mechanic (TEMPORARY full-time position)

Department of Public Works

The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is currently accepting applications for a Temporary Heavy Equipment Mechanic. This is a temporary full-time position within the Department of Public Works and reports to the Superintendent of this department. The primary responsibility of the Heavy Equipment Mechanic is to maintain Town owned equipment and implement a recorded preventative maintenance program. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will check, replace and adjust parts as necessary, diagnose motor problems, rebuild engines and other mechanic assemblies as well as welding and cutting. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic will work with the department for maintaining an inventory system and controlling the purchase and stocking of parts/materials through a purchase order system. Preparation of monthly yearly and periodic cost sheets and reports for all major equipment repairs is also required.

A complete job description for this position is available upon request.


As the successful applicant, you must possess the following:

  • High School Graduation Certificate
  • A journeyperson HDET certificate or a minimum of 5 years proven experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Provide a clean certificate of conduct
  • Provide a clean driver abstract
  • Current Driver’s licence, Class 3, 5, 8, 9
  • Working Knowledge of computers for computerized equipment operations
  • Have excellent written and oral skills


Salary and benefits based on a 40 hours per week working schedule as per CUPE Local 2019 collective agreement with the Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay.  The current rate of pay is $37.44 per hour per the Collective Agreement.

This posting will remain active until a suitable candidate has been found. Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit their resume and cover letter to the attention of:

                                                                      Human Resources

Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay

212 Hamilton River Road, P.O. Box 40, Stn. B

Happy Valley-Goose Bay, NL, A0P 1E0



“The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is an Equal Opportunity Employer”

Please note: The Town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay appreciates all applicants for their interest, however, only individuals selected for interview will be contacted.