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All levels of Heavy Duty Mechanics wanted – Relocation to Alberta

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FREIGHTLINER – Calgary, Red Deer, Medicine Hat, Lethbridge, Balzac, Cranbrook (All Shifts)

New West Truck Centre’s (Freightliner Inc.) is growing and we require technicians for our all our Southern Alberta and BC locations. We are looking for motivated 3rd / 4th year Heavy Duty Mechanics as well journeyman  who are familiar with all types of On-Highway vehicles repairs.

Relocation expenses provided up to $10,000 (depending on experience) that includes accommodation, flights, sign on bonus, childcare etc.

In person interviews may take place in late February/Early March depending on interested candidates and availability.

Experience with Detroit, Cummins and Allison experience will be considered an asset. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude and a drive for continuous improvement and learning, you will be successful in this role.

General Responsibilities:

  • Performing diagnostics and repair of commercial vehicles including: Freightliner; Autocar and Mitsubishi product line. Other OEM brands that may apply include: Detroit Diesel; Cummins; CAT; Eaton; Allison and Meritor
  • Perform commercial vehicle inspections and occasional pre-delivery inspections on new trucks and used truck trade in units
  • Will be required to maintain certifications and obtain new ones through online and instructor lead training – travel may be required
  • Provide estimates related to truck repairs to the service advisor
  • Test drive new and used units for manufacturer defects
  • Must have a positive attitude and be able to foster such an attitude everyday

Education Requirements:

  • Red Seal or Journeyman provincial trade certification or registered 3rd / 4th year is required for this role
  • A Certified Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) certification or willing to obtain one is preferred for this role (Journeyman / Red Seal)
  • Class 1 or class 3 driver’s license is an asset and applicants will be given preference
  • Must display an aptitude for training and mentoring apprentice technicians

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Apprenticeship

Salary: $20.56-$50.00 per hour


  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Housing allowance
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Relocation assistance
  • RRSP match
  • Store discount
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Morning shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay
  • Signing bonus

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Alberta: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Mechanic: 3 years (preferred)


  • Journeyman Red Seal (preferred)

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