Heavy Duty Mechanic - CDI Construction Drilling

NorLand Limited consists of 15 specialized businesses working together as one team towards common goals. We have the unique ability to undertake complex, multi-faceted public and private sector projects within a single contract. Our businesses make Anything. Possible!


Joining our family means bringing your diverse ideas to the table every day, rolling up your sleeves and getting the job done! You’ll work with a trusting team of diverse professionals, and go home safely every day, passionate and proud of what you have helped to build.


CDI Construction Drilling Inc., a division of NorLand Limited is looking for a team member to fill the position of Heavy Duty Mechanic reporting to the Superintendent/Journeyperson located in Duncan, BC. The successful candidate will be responsible promoting the company’s HSE policies throughout each project.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Perform work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Manage and prioritize field service calls
  • Demonstrate abilities to effectively trouble shoot and provide problem solving solutions
  • Helps promote a work environment where the safety and health of all employees, subcontractors, and individuals on NorLand sites is paramount
  • Conduct yourself at all times in professional manner, consistent with NorLand Limited’s code of conduct, Shared Purpose, and Values


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspecting equipment for proper performance and determining faults and malfunctions
  • Adjusting equipment & repairing/replacing defective parts components or systems according to scope of work to restore equipment to original manufacture specifications
  • Testing repaired equipment to ensure proper operational performance
  • Commissioning and Operator Training on new equipment
  • Completing accurate time records, technical reports, failure reports, and parts lists
  • Staying current with industry, customer, product developments and technical best practices
  • Complying with safety policies and identifying/reporting any unsafe work habits
  • Maintaining hand tools and equipment to ensure safe operation
  • Able to travel to out of town as required
  • May be required to work outside of normal work hours to meet the needs of the project
  • Travel between sites



  • Red Seal Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic
  • 3+ years’ experience as a mechanic, preferably with field experience
  • Experience working on earth moving equipment
  • Demonstrated ability to diagnose, troubleshoot and repair mechanical and electrical issues
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license (at minimum) is required (The license must not include any restrictions that would affect the ability to carry out job responsibilities legally and safely. Driver’s abstract will be requested.)
  • Previous experience with Drilling Equipment and/or Excavators is an asset
  • Experience with hydraulic systems/equipment and excellent proficiency in reading hydraulic and electrical schematics is an asset
  • Honest, reliable, punctual, positive attitude and ability to work well with others is a must
  • Excellent communications skills and willingness to work within a team environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Basic computer skills
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required


We are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in our recruitment and hiring practices.