09-1057 Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Expiry Date: 
Tuesday, December 31, 2019


The City of Iqaluit is looking for an experienced Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our team!


Title:                Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Department:    Public Works

Reference #:    09-1057

Status:             Full-time permanent

Salary:             $61,181.45 - 73,911.83 per annum, 40 hour/week


Allowance:      $20,907.43 per annum

Union Status:  Unionized


Closing Date:  Open until filled

This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.


Reporting to the Garage Foreman, the Heavy Equipment Mechanic carries out a variety of maintenance duties, repairs and overhaul of municipal vehicles and equipment.  In addition, the Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for maintaining shop equipment and tools, completing detailed work orders and records, providing mechanical advice to shop helper(s) and instructing/training apprentices.

This position requires ocassional overtime, necessary due to operational requirements.


  • Interprovincial (Red Seal) and/or Nunavut Heavy Duty Mechanic certification

  • Class 3 License with Airbrake Endorsement

  • Four years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy trucks, equipment and automotive including fuel injection

  • Working knowledge of mechanical trades

  • Experience with welding and body work

  • Precise organizational skills for records and inventory

  • Skilled driving abilities to operate heavy equipment when necessary

  • Ability to work cooperatively in a team setting

Assets include the ability to speak and write in both English and Inuktitut, and northern experience.  Equivalencies that include a combination of education and experience may be considered.


Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate and/or Red Seal and Driver’s License are required at time of application.  The successful candidate would be required to submit a Criminal Record Check, as well as an acceptable Driver’s Abstract. 


Please email your resume and credentials quoting Reference # to: hr@iqaluit.ca



Human Resources, City of Iqaluit                       www.iqaluit.ca 

PO Box 460                                                      Phone:  867.975.8506

Iqaluit, Nunavut  X0A 0H0                                  E-mail: hr@iqaluit.ca


  • The City of Iqaluit embraces the intent and spirit of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement.  Priority will be given to Nunavut Inuit; Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive consideration under this agreement
  • Only those selected to interview will be contacted