Heavy Truck Technician

5 days ago
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Mission for this Position

At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle mining iron ore at our Mary River property. Located in the Qikiqtani Region on Baffin Island, Nunavut, it’s one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations, we are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.


We are a unique company with a strong management team. Our leadership team has immense experience in northern mining projects, from community consultation and permitting, through to operation. Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture which is rapidly advancing. The result is a work and community experience you will not find anywhere else in the world.


Currently Baffinland is looking for experienced Heavy Truck technicians to join their team on the Mary River Project. This position will report directly to the Mobile Maintenance Supervisor.


This is a permanent position based at site with a 2 week fly-in, fly-out rotation.

Main Accountabilities

  • Performing all tasks safely with the capability to follow procedures and policies set out by the employer
  • The disassembly/overhaul of engines or engine components, axles, brakes, suspensions, transmissions, drive systems components and other assemblies and components as required
  • The diagnosis and troubleshooting of equipment problems; identifying and replacing failed components, worn or broken parts, making all necessary adjustments and alignments and performing quality repairs.
  • Preventative maintenance focus with strong inspection skills and defect identification
  • Strong focus on housekeeping in the field, in the shop and any other work areas. Cleaning work areas and equipment as required.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of heavy trucks and medium duty equipment such as Western Star (6900XD series), Trailers, Kenworth, Forklifts, Skid steers, Telehandlers, Light vehicles and any other equipment as required.
  • Actively participates in continuous improvement and reliability initiatives and programs.
  • Performs high quality work at all times

Main Qualifications

  • A valid interprovincial Red Seal Certification as a Truck and Coach Technician with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in repair and service of heavy trucks both in the shop and in the field
  • Proven track record in safe work practices and quality workmanship
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Focused, energetic and organized with superior attention to detail and a sense of urgency
  • Excellent troubleshooting and diagnostic skills
  • Motivated and hard working with a professional attitude
  • Ability to understand and execute oral and written instructions and to interpret technical manuals and specifications.
  • Language: Speak English, Read English, Write English (Inuktitut would be an asset).
  • Motivated to work under harsh Arctic temperatures
  • Previous mining experience is an asset.



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