Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Afternoons

Standen’s has been a Canadian fixture since 1924 – we make leaf spring suspensions, tillage tools and other heat-treated steel alloy products for the transportation industry. Our Service department has a long history of excellence in workmanship and customer interactions, and we’re looking for Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technicians (Mechanic) for the afternoon shift. We 4th year apprentices as well.

Afternoon shift: 4:00pm – 2:00am Monday – Thursday (4-10s)

In our Service department, HETs maintain, repair and overhaul light through heavy vehicles including pickups, buses and semi-trucks.  We have a heavy focus on suspension repair and additions, along with alignment, drive-line balancing, and other general mechanical repair.


 Skills Requirement:

  • Must be able to work in a high pressure environment safely
  • Must be able to present in a positive, professional manner
  • Strong ability to fault trace and communicate findings
  • Reliability & diligence
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs consistently, and often
  • Must be familiar with power tools
  • Cutting & welding experience an asset
  • CVIP license an asset


  • Repairs and overhauls suspension for vehicles like buses, light through heavy duty trucks, and RVs, along with other vehicles
  • Examines vehicle and recommend appropriate repairs.
  • Familiarity with alignment on various vehicle types an asset
  • Report any accidents or incidents that require attention immediately.
  • Participates in all training programs that are made available and attend all department meetings.
  • Other duties as required

 What kind of work environment:

  • Automotive service shop
  • Physically demanding
    • (must be able to lift up to 30 lbs consistently, must be able to bend, lift, and work over and under equipment safely)

 Experience & Qualification

  • 4th year apprentice considered
  • Journeyman preferred

What we offer:

  • Company paid health benefits (including dental, extended medical);
  • Company sponsored matching pension plan;
  • Service department works year-round with consistent work during shift times;
  • Onsite café with a variety of menu options daily;
  • Opportunities for paid training and development;

Please submit a resume and cover letter to: recruiting@standens.com. Standen’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that welcomes a diverse workforce. Only those selected for an interview will be contracted. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. NO THIRD PARTY OR OUTSIDE AGENCIES PLEASE.