Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Dartmouth Metals & Bottle Ltd based in Dartmouth, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Heavy Equipment Mechanic. Dartmouth Metals & Bottle Ltd is known as a purchaser and processor of all kinds of scrap metal (ferrous and non-ferrous), and all metals (steel, iron, copper, brass, etc.). We work with being adapted to comply with international and domestic Steel Mill foundry specifications. We also serve as a global resource for all industries. By providing a sleek and seamless experience and maximizing the value of a person’s recyclable material, we also do our work in an eco-friendly way.

The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to full time or permanent employment. The candidates have to work in Day shifts.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Dartmouth Metals & Bottle Ltd
Position: Heavy Equipment Mechanic
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $18.00 to $26.00 hourly for 40 hours per week
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Dartmouth, NS
Shifts: Day
Work Site Environment: Outdoors, Noisy, Dusty, Hot, Cold/refrigerated
Work Location Information: In shop


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language.
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates need an experience of 3-5 years
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.): Candidates need credentials such as Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate and Fall Arrest Protection Training Course
Diesel Engine Repair Specialization:
Lubrication system
Weight Handling: Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Powered Equipment Repair Specialization: Pumps, Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts, Hydraulic-operated working attachments, Electric generators, Compressors, Cable-operated working attachments, Telescopic ladder
Security and Safety: Driver’s validity licence check, Criminal record check, Basic security clearance
Own Tools/Equipment: Steel-toed safety boots
Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization: Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering, Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering, Off-road vehicle tires and wheels, Mechanical transmissions, Hydraulic transmissions, Highway vehicle tires and wheels, Brake system

Program Title:

Jobs for Ukraine

Program Description:

This employer has selected to promote this job through “Jobs for Ukraine”. Canadian citizens and permanent residents can still apply

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to handle heavy loads
  • The candidate should be physically demanding
  • The candidate should be able to work with manual dexterity
  • The candidate should be able to pay attention to detail
  • The candidate should be able to work with hand-eye coordination
  • The candidate should be a combination of standing for extended periods, bending, crouching, kneeling
  • The candidate should be able to work for overtime

Other Requirements:

  • The candidate should be able to keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • The candidate should be able to order parts and maintain inventory
  • The candidate should have welding experience
  • The candidate should be able to perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • The candidate should be able to work with accuracy
  • The candidate should be a team player
  • The candidate should have an excellent oral communication skills
  • The candidate should be someone who can be dependent on
  • The candidate should be someone who can be relied on


  • The candidate should be able to adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • The candidate should be able to clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • The candidate should be able to service attachments and working tools
  • The candidate should be able to verify and repair emission control systems
  • The candidate should be able to troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • The candidate should be able to diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • The candidate should be able to test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications


  • The employees get health benefits such as Health care plan, Dental plan and Vision care benefits
  • The employees get financial benefits such as competitive salary and bonus
  • The employees get long-term benefits such as Group insurance benefits and Life insurance
  • The employees get other benefits such as free parking available

Company Overview:

For years, Dartmouth Metals & Bottle Ltd has been serving all industries, businesses of every size, governments, and private citizens. The company is known to pride itself on being the most efficient, competitive, and environmentally sustainable scrap, salvage and recycling company in the region. The company is working with a mission to deliver outstanding customer service to all its local, national, and international clients.

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply directly to the employer by sending an email (along with your resume, cover letter and reference attesting experience) through below mentioned details.

By Email:
[email protected]




We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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