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West Coast Machinery believes in hiring great people who are committed to meeting our customers’ needs day-in and day-out. Our two divisions, ShearForce Equipment excavator attachments and Work Truck West truck equipment, are fast-paced and growing every year. We are continually searching for new talent to join our progressive team in our new shop facility in the Fraser Valley in the Gloucester Industrial Park in Langley, BC. Our staff works hard and we recognize that with competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package, and training and professional development opportunities when available.

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Mechanical Designer

work truck west mechanical designer job postingReporting to the Operations Manager, the Designer will be responsible for the mechanical layout and design of work truck packages and associated equipment.

Job Duties:

  • Layout and design of all the truck package components and parts such as:
  • storage systems (toolboxes, sliding trays, shelves)
  • lighting systems (beacons, flashers, cabinet lights, spotlights)
  • air systems (compressor, tank, filter, reel, fittings)
  • hydraulics systems (pump, valves, meter, couplers, hoses, reservoir)
  • lifting systems (crane, subframe, power unit, controls, testing) * Creation of the Bill of Materials for the product/project
  • Design of steel and aluminium brackets for mounting bodies and components
  • Design of compressed air and/or hydraulic systems
  • Specification of hydraulic pumps, PTOs, and clutch pumps with vendors
  • Documentation of the installation steps in Work Instructions or SOPs
  • Conduct first article inspections of outsourced parts.

Technical requirements of this role are:

  • Mechanical Drafting Diploma with relevant experience OR Mechanical Engineering Technologist Diploma.
  • Experience 3D CAD using SolidWorks or equivalent
  • Some experience/education with 12V electrical.

Personal requirements of this role are:

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Team player with a strong work ethic.
  • Creativity yet still able to work carefully, efficiently, and consistently.
  • Desire and ability to work safely in a shop environment

Work hours: Monday to Friday 8am-4:30pm.

Job Type: Full-Time, Hourly

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Service Mechanic | Apprentice or Red Seal | Work Truck Shop Aldergrove

The Work Truck West Service Department is searching for a Service Mechanic to join our team of work truck experts. Our Service team is responsible for diagnostic trouble shooting, service, and repairs on work trucks and mounted equipment and generally saving the day for our outstanding customers. Work Truck West believes in hiring great people with a deep devotion to automotive maintenance and harnessing their skills and talents to service and repair mounted work truck equipment, including cranes, compressors, snow and ice gear, and much more. We are looking for an intermediate experienced Automotive Technician, Automotive Mechanic, or Heavy-Duty Mechanic with some Welding and Fabrication experience to join our team of Service Mechanics in our new shop facility in the Fraser Valley in Langley, BC.

This opportunity may be for you if you live for the details and pride yourself on exceptional planning, organizing, and hitting your targets day in and day out. Our crew works hard and we recognize that with competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package, opportunities to work overtime, in-house training, and professional development when available.

Daily Duties:

  • Coordinate with the Product Support Manager by diagnosing units to understand the problem.
  • Create a plan of parts and labor required.
  • Repair/service units according to the plan.

Responsibilities:

  • Electrical and engine troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Diagnose and repair of all power generation equipment, compressors, and cranes.
  • Perform crane operation and mechanical inspections
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively to provide quality seamless customer service.

This position may be a great fit for you if you have:

  • Relevant experience in a mechanic repair shop, including troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Advanced Mechanical aptitude
  • Knowledge and experience with small engine repair (Diesel and Gas)
  • Knowledge and experience with hydraulic compressors and engine-driven compressors, hydraulic equipment, and controls.
  • 12/24-volt electrical installation and troubleshooting experience
  • Valid BC Class 5 driver’s license with a clean driving abstract
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs as well as the physical ability to be working in, under, and around the vehicles being worked on.
  • Excitement and passion for working in a supportive team environment.

Experience in each of the following is considered an asset:

  • Completion of recognized trade training program or current enrollment in an apprenticeship trades program – Automotive Mechanics or Heavy-Duty Mechanics
  • Welding and/or fabricating skills
  • Hydraulics and diagnostics skills pertaining to work truck equipment
  • Truck mounted stiff boom and articulating cranes
  • Truck mounted rail gear

This position is full-time permanent and starts asap.

Work hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm with opportunity for overtime.

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Truck Equipment Upfit Technician

truck equipment upfit technicians

Work Truck West believes in hiring great people with a passion for building the best custom vehicle projects and training them to build great work truck packages. We are looking for an experienced Automotive Technician, Automotive Mechanic, or Heavy-Duty Mechanic to join our team of Truck Equipment Upfit Technicians in our new shop facility in the Fraser Valley in Langley, BC.

This opportunity may be for you if you live for the details and pride yourself on exceptional planning, organizing, and hitting your targets day in and day out. Our crew works hard and we recognize that with competitive wages, comprehensive benefits package, opportunities to work overtime, in-house training, professional development when available, and a generous bonus pool program for our competitive team players.

As a key member of our team of Truck Equipment Upfit Technicians, you would be responsible for the installation of service bodies, dump boxes, flat decks, and associated equipment on medium-duty truck chassis. This includes:

  • Mounting service bodies, dump boxes and flat decks onto truck chassis
  • Installation and wiring of 12-volt electrical systems
  • Fabrication of custom steel and aluminum brackets for mounting components
  • Installation of hydraulic pumps, PTOs, and clutch pumps
  • Installation of under-hood engine components
  • Installation of compressed air systems, waste oil recovery systems, and hydraulic tool systems.

This position may be a great fit for you if you have:

  • Trades training as an Automotive Technician, Millwright, Commercial Transport Mechanic, Heavy Duty Mechanic, or experience with Automotive Fabrication. Red Seal Certification preferred but not required.
  • Your own set of mechanics tools
  • Strong organizational and communication skills (English language)
  • Positive, enthusiastic, and hardworking attitude
  • A valid BC drivers license

This position is full-time permanent and starts asap.
Work hours: Monday to Friday 7:00 am – 3:30 pm with opportunity for overtime.

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Shop Assistant

Work Truck West is the work truck equipment division of West Coast Machinery Ltd. We build medium-duty work trucks in our new shop in the Gloucester Industrial Park in Aldergrove, BC. We’re currently searching for a Shop Assistant who would be responsible for overall cleanliness of our site and detailing of finished truck packages.

Daily Duties:
– Rinsing trucks when they leave production prior to Quality Control process
– Washing of finished trucks prior to pickup/delivery
– Nightly lockup – Responsible for all end-of-day lock-up of all shop doors, including securing all trucks and yard.
– Disposing of wood each day. Filling wood waste bin optimally and calling for pickup.

Regular Duties:
– Support the Materials Handler to improve safety and reduce damage such as unloading/loading bodies.
– Washing of bodies and cranes upon delivery and as needed to keep unsold stock looking presentable.
– Assist with movement of trucks and bodies to and from sub trades shops.
– Cleanup of the shop and warehouse areas. Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, etc.
– Assist sales if needed with delivery of finished trucks to local customers in a professional manner.
– Cleanup Work Truck West Yard. Sweeping, leaf blowing, pickup nails/screws, seasonal pressure washing, light landscaping, etc.
– Maintain building exterior. This includes all shoveling and salting walkways during snowfalls, trash pickup, leaf blowing, window washing, sign cleaning, etc.

Weekly Duties
– Monitoring propane cage including checking levels and ensuring tanks are filled when necessary.
– Monitoring and filling gas and diesel jerry cans. Filling the tidy tank when required.
– Monitoring Steel/Aluminum bins. Calling for pickup.
– Monitor waste oil tank and coordinate disposal. Maintain waste-oil area (bucket, pans, spills)
– Pressure Wash Yard to remove oil, grease, dirt, nails, wood scraps.

Requirements:
– Ability to work in a team environment
– High attention to detail and an eye for cleanliness.
– Ability to work efficiently and prioritize tasks
– Good communication skills
– Class 5 driver’s license with a clean driver’s abstract.
– Ability to lift up to 50lbs safely

Work hours: Monday to Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm with some opportunities for overtime.

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