Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

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Date: Jul 7, 2024

Location: Princeton, BC, CA

Company: Hudbay Minerals

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic


Become a Part of Our Team
As we continue to grow the Copper Mountain Mine, many career development opportunities are available for motivated and goal-oriented individuals.


Work with us and you will benefit from the mentorship and guidance of experienced team members because we understand that to accomplish our goals, we must work as a team and rely on the effort of every team member.


Copper Mountain Mine, is located near the town of Princeton, British Columbia at the center of the scenic Similkameen Valley. Princeton is a community-oriented town with a diverse offering of activities, especially for those who love the outdoors. Princeton is also in close proximity to both the city of Vancouver and the Okanagan.


Reporting to the Truck Shop Supervisor, the Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic will provide full oversight
of maintenance, overhaul, recondition, and repairs of heavy-duty equipment in the shop and field


Key Responsibilities

  • Diagnoses faults or malfunctions in all mobile mining equipment and then determines the safe and more efficient method of repair,
  • Works safely with multiple trades in a production environment,
  • Performs any other responsibilities related to the Heavy Duty Mechanic role as required or as assigned by the department head.


Education & Experience

  • Red Seal Interprovincial Heavy Duty Equipment Technician certification,
  • Previous experience working on Komatsu 830E haul trucks, D375 dozers, Cat 16M graders,
  • Komatsu PC8000/PC2000 shovels, and Atlas Copco 271/351 Pit Viper drills an asset,
  • Welding ticket would be considered an asset,
  • Possess a valid Class 5/7N driver’s license and have access to personal transportation.


Required Skills

  • Self-starter and able to work with minimal supervision,
  • Requisite to possess a valid driver’s license,
  • Required to meet pre-employment testing requirements.


Working Conditions

  • Frequent exposure to uncomfortable conditions associated with the work environment such as working in noisy and dusty environments,
  • Repeated exposure to vibrations, and chemicals, and will often require working alone with minimum supervision,
  • Work includes working in heavy industrial environments; this may have conditions that include adverse temperature conditions, both hot and cold; in and/or around moisture; walking on slippery and/or rough, uneven surfaces, in confined spaces; at heights; and involves climbing ladders and stairs,
  • Exposure to working outdoors in all weather conditions, operating a light vehicle at our operations, in various weather conditions and terrain, including winter driving,
  • Regular exposure to lifting and moving items and equipment up to 50 pounds,
  • Work requires to be clean-shaven.


Other Requirements

  • Successful completion of pre-employment screening requirements and drug & alcohol testing,
  • Provide proof of a valid class 5/7N driver’s license,
  • Demonstrate eligibility to work in Canada,
  • Provide confirmation of valid educational requirements.

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