Heavy equipment technician

Home Depot Inc’s Retail Store Opportunities department based in Surrey, BC is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Heavy equipment technician. Home Depot Inc’s Retail Store Opportunities department spearheads retail excellence in the home improvement realm. Offering an extensive range of products from tools to appliances, it serves as a go-to destination for DIY enthusiasts and professionals. Home Depot delivers high-quality goods, expert guidance, and superior customer service, catering to diverse needs in the ever-expanding home improvement sector. The candidates selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Home Depot Inc
Department: Retail Store Opportunities
Position: Heavy equipment technician
No of Vacancies: 4
Salary: $40.00+ hourly
Employment Type: Full time
Location: Surrey, BC
Shift: Nights and weekends
Job ID: 264353BR


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates should have completion of High School Diploma
Experience: Candidates should have 5+ years’ experience servicing construction equipment

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to diagnose and complete advanced mechanical repairs, including engines, hydraulics, and electrical systems
  • The candidates should be capable of troubleshooting and making minor mechanical repairs to equipment
  • The candidates should have the ability to read and understand technical repair and parts manuals for equipment, including mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and other components
  • The candidates should have familiarity with the construction field environment (landscape, home building and remodeling
  • The candidates should demonstrate the ability to work effectively with different personality types and all levels of associates
  • The candidates should be able to operate in extreme outdoor working conditions
  • The candidates should have strong work ethic is essential for this role

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should hold a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal certification
  • The candidates should have completed GED, Technical, or Trade School – or have equivalent experience
  • The candidates should possess knowledge and skills in light construction equipment maintenance, including small engines and hydraulics
  • The candidates should be able to conduct preventive maintenance on equipment
  • The candidates should have a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record
  • The candidates should have the ability to drive in a CMV capacity, including passing a company-administered road test and obtaining a DOT medical certificate
  • The candidates should have familiarity with inventory management
  • The candidates should have working knowledge of handheld technology smartphone, laptop and tablet


  • The candidates should be able to maintain a fleet of rental equipment at an assigned set of store locations
  • The candidates should be able to perform all types of repairs and maintenance on THD Rental equipment fleet, addressing all components of the machine and diagnose problems with equipment to determine needed repairs and perform repairs to return equipment to rental ready status
  • The candidates should be able to accomplish challenging diagnostic and repair work for the field technician team and review the Down Equipment Report daily and communicate with the Regional Manager to prioritize repairs and service calls
  • The candidates should be able to provide leadership to Mobile Service Technician (MST), communicating daily on priorities to address all equipment and procure parts needed for repairs and maintain accurate parts inventory
  • The candidates should be able to communicate effectively with other technicians, store associates, and customers to understand mechanical problems and ensure correct repairs and test equipment to validate that issues have been corrected and document all work performed on equipment using the company technology platform
  • The candidates should be able to inspect equipment for proper security and ensure all locks are in place and train Field and Rental Center associates in the proper operation of equipment and large equipment operating procedures
  • The candidates should be able to interface with Home Depot managers to explain the large equipment program and address specific concerns and assist with equipment deliveries and pick-ups
  • The candidates should be able to deploy new equipment to store locations, including performing PDIs, delivering to the store, and training store associates on operation and work at store locations, company shop locations, and job sites
  • The candidates should be willing to be on call with a rotating schedule including nights and weekends and perform other duties assigned by the Regional Rental Manager or authorized personnel


  • The candidates will get medical, dental, short term, long term disability insurance, term life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment (AD and D) Insurance

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 (along with your resume) through the below-mentioned details.

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