Job Details - Heavy-Duty Mechanic

Heavy-Duty Mechanic

Breton Diesel Servicing



About us

Breton Diesel Servicing Ltd is a Heavy-Duty Mechanic Shop located in Sydney, NS, offering 24/7 service to all of Cape Breton. We pride ourselves in supporting our local community and are currently looking to hire a Heavy-Duty Mechanic to join our team.

As a Heavy-Duty Mechanic at Breton Diesel Servicing, you will be working as a team member out of our main shop most of the time, however, assistance will be needed periodically on service calls as well.

Duties, Responsibilities and Work Description:

  • Clean, lubricate and perform routine maintenance on heavy-duty trucks and equipment.
  • Perform in depth maintenance on heavy-duty truck and transport equipment.
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools.
  • Service attachments and working tools such as blades, plows, winches and side booms.
  • Diagnosing faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required.
  • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications.
  • Repairing damaged equipment/parts.
  • Reporting damaged or faulty equipment to management.
  • Assist in service calls all over Cape Breton for roadside service repairs.
  • Able to work with computer-based maintenance and work order programs.
  • Assist with inspections and participate in preventative maintenance programs.

All interested candidates can submit their cover letter and resume to:


Experience and Assets:

  • Experience in the Truck & Transport Industry.
  • Experience working as a licensed heavy-duty mechanic.
  • Experience with Mitchell 1 and/or ShopKey (or any other mechanic shop invoicing system).
  • Experience diagnosing engine failures using computer program systems (DiagnosticLink).
  • Must be self motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team.


  • Valid Heavy-Duty Mechanic License
  • Class 1 Drivers License


Intended Job Posting Audience

This employment opportunity is open for: Canadian, Permanent Residents, and Temporary Residents who are able to work for any employer in Canada (Study Permit and Open work permit holders).

Only applicants who are authorized to work in Canada will be considered.

Location Information
Sydney River
Cape Breton Regional Municipality
Nova Scotia
Job Information
Breton Diesel Servicing
NOC Code
Heavy-duty equipment mechanics (7312)
Experience Required
Available Openings
Pay Type
To be Determined
Pay Rate
To be Determined
Estimated Weekly Hours
Start Date
End Date
Language Proficiency Level
Advanced (CLB 8-9)
Posted on
June 2nd 2021
July 2nd 2021