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Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Rowe's Construction
April 21, 2021
Hay River,
Job Type
  • 35$-50$/hour


  • A fantastic opportunity to join an industry leader.
  • Provide best-in-class support and customer service while receiving a highly competitive wage and benefits package.

About the Organization

Founded in 1975 by Jack Rowe and his brother Mike Rowe, Rowe's Construction has been providing outstanding service that makes a difference for over 45 years. Based out of Hay River, we provide a range of construction services, including General Contracting, Road Construction & Maintenance, Freight & Hauling, and Equipment Rentals. In order to meet and exceed each of our client's unique needs and requirements, we've established effective affiliations and partnerships with other key technology providers and engineering consultants.

At Rowe's Construction, we know that we owe our continued success and growth to the hard-working and dedicated people that make up our team. Our diverse in-house team of project managers, site superintendents, equipment operators, carpenters, and support personnel all work diligently to ensure customer satisfaction. We reward this team by creating a company culture that feels like family and where everyone's opinion is heard and valued. If this feels like an environment that you could build a career within then we want to hear from you!

For more information about us, please visit our homepage by clicking here.

About Hay River

Surrounded by boreal forests, rivers and lakes, Hay River is an energetic town of approximately 3500 residents and the perfect playground for outdoor enthusiasts through all seasons. Our extensive trail networks, spectacular waterfalls and sandy beaches provide the backdrop for many outdoor adventures.

As the second-largest community in the NT, we are justifiably proud of our recreation and cultural offerings, our diverse business environment and most importantly, our community spirit.

For more information about Hay River, please click here.

Hay River

About the Opportunity

Rowe's Construction currently has an exciting opportunity for a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician to join our team on a full-time basis. This role will be based out of Hay River, NT, on a 6-week on, 2-weeks off rotation. Overtime and some travel to remote camps will be required.

Reporting to the Superintendent of Heavy Equipment Operations, you will be responsible for carrying out maintenance and repairs on various heavy-duty equipment.

About the Benefits

The successful candidate will be rewarded with a wage of $35 to $50, depending on skills and experience. In addition, Rowe's Construction employees enjoy a wide range of excellent benefits, including:

  • Health, dental and disability benefits.
  • Group RRSP benefits.
  • Accommodations may be supplied.

Upon joining Rowe's Construction, you will be welcomed into a supportive, collaborative, and diverse team that takes pride in a job well done.

If you're looking for a satisfying workplace and would like to take your career forward with an established industry leader, Apply Now!


While no two days will ever be alike in this role, your more typical responsibilities will include:

  • Running tests, inspecting and repairing equipment.
  • Identifying equipment usage & breakdown trends to mitigate potential future equipment failures.
  • Recommending changes when deemed necessary.
  • Working in the field to repair equipment.
  • Following instructions and taking directions via two-way radio or by phone.


In order to qualify for this role, you will need at least 5 years of experience along with a Red Seal certification as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician or MechanicYou'll also join us with a valid Class 5 Driver's License. Previous experience working in the field is an asset.

As our ideal candidate, you'll take responsibility to safely execute the work by following our company’s Health, Safety and Environmental policies and procedures while demonstrating excellent communication skills in both written and verbal forms. Your knowledge of the construction industry, as well as your attention to detail, stress-management and problem-solving skills, will ensure your success in delivering quality workmanship.

Above all, you'll be a reliable team player who has a natural aptitude for excellent customer service and the physical capabilities required to carry out the role.

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