Heavy Equipment Mechanic in Hamilton, Ontario

Enviri Corporation

For more than 170 years, Harsco has played a fundamental role in industrial progress, expanding across the globe and the world to deliver critical products and technologies to our customers and the markets they serve. We take pride in our value system and employee friendly work culture. Find out more about Harsco Environmental on https://www.harsco-environmental.com.

We take pride in our work culture and an exciting work environment. Harsco has been operating in Hamilton since 75 years which in itself is a testimony of our customer service and innovation.


Troubleshoot and inspect, detect faults and malfunctions, adjust and repair or replace defective parts, Test, Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work, on heavy equipment such as CAT 990 Loaders, Large off road trucks and pot carriers, cranes excavators and other large material handling equipment Service attachments and working tools. Keep maintenance reports and documentation.


  • Education: College or classroom training and mechanic apprenticeship in Heavy Equipment, Truck and Coach, Farm Equipment

  • 421A Heavy Equipment Technician license is an asset

Work Experience: Must have six months to 2 years’ experience in Heavy equipment maintenance and repair.

Skills: Should have training or experience in Diesel fuel injection systems, Exhaust systems, Cooling systems, Electrical systems, Air conditioning systems, Lubrication systems, Mechanical transmissions, Drive trains and final drives, Hydraulic transmissions, Power take-offs, Vehicle brake systems, Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering, Off-road vehicle tires and wheels, Differentials, Cable-operated working attachments, Hydraulic-operated working attachments, Winches, Compressors, Pumps, Electric generators, Engine control systems.

Nice to have: Experience and skills in Installation and alignment of engines and machinery

Preferred Qualifications: Experience maintaining and repairing heavy off road equipment in a steel mill, quarry, mine, oil sands, mineral processing or heavy industrial environment

Hourly rate: $44.81 per hour

Guaranteed raises in 2024 and 2025 per collective agreement

OT paid after 40 hours. Mainly day shift. Some afternoons and weekends


  • Monthly bonus $$$

  • $500 per year for tools

  • RRSP Match 5%

  • Extended healthcare $10,000 per year, Employer pays 100% up to maximum

  • Paramedical (Chiro, massage, etc) $1200 per year

  • Life insurance

  • Dental care

  • Disability insurance

  • On-site parking

  • Wellness programs

  • Employee assistance programs

  • Generous Vacation & paid time off

  • All PPE provided, work boots, etc.

  • Uniforms are provided and laundered

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity, or genetics. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Harsco Corporation offers competitive benefits including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance plans starting on the first day of employment; paid time off, wellness benefits, employee discount program, tuition assistance, and a 401k with company matching.

If you have a difficulty applying for any job posted on Harsco’s website because a disability prevents you from using the online system, Harsco offers the following alternate application procedure: Call toll free (833) 209-2659 and leave your name, phone number, city and state of residence. Harsco will arrange for an alternate method of applying and will consider your application together with all other applications received for the job. This line is dedicated to disability applications only. No other inquiries will receive a response.

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