Tasks and responsability

As a mechanic at Hydrocam; you will be responsible for maintaining, tuning, checking, inspecting, repairing and adjusting the various systems and components of various types of heavy and light vehicles.

  • Observe the operation of running engines, test vehicles on the road and check the components and circuits of the vehicles using computerized diagnostic devices and other devices, to locate and isolate faults;
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of road transport truck systems, including chassis, frame, cab, body, engine and powertrain, fuel system, transmission, brakes air, steering, and hydraulic, electrical and electronic systems;
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of heavy truck systems, including structural, electrical and brake systems;
  • Adjust, repair or replace parts and components of small engines
  • Test repaired systems and adjust them according to the manufacturer’s operating specifications;
  • Check and test mechanical systems, such as engines, transmissions, axles and brakes systems, to locate faults and imperfections;
  • Identify the causes of defects or malfunction and verify diagnostics with supervisor to determine if parts are repairable or if they need to be replaced;
  • Test and adjust elements according to specifications to ensure proper functioning;
  • Carry out periodic maintenance operations such as oil change, lubrication and tune-up
  • Discuss with the hierarchical superior the operations carried out, the general condition of the vehicles and the repairs which will have to be made in the future;
  • Clean and apply lubricants to machine components
  • Reconstitute fluids and components of engines and machines
  • Provide advice on correct maintenance and preventive measures to users of machines or vehicles
  • Undertake other assigned tasks (for example, cleaning vehicles, painting vehicles, etc.)
  • Use welding equipment, lubricating equipment and various other repair tools and materials.
  • Write inspection ,maintenance and work reports
  • This description of tasks and responsibilities is not exhaustive or static, so changes are likely to be made

Necessary qualities and skills

  • Good perception of colors and shapes
  • Good condition and physical endurance
  • Good visual, hearing and tactile acuity
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Good manual skills and dexterity
  • Analytical skills
  • Sens of observation
  • Thoroughness, precision, attention to detail and ease of concentration
  • Autonomy
  • Sense of responsibility
  • Be open to technological changes
  • Bilingual an asset
  • Versatility
  • Shift work (day / evening / night /weekend)
  • Work requiring travel for repair on the road


  • Proven experience as a mechanic
  • Experience in electrical diagnostics applied to mechanics
  • Hold a class G driver’s license AZ-DZ an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of hydraulic, electrical and other machines and systems and their components
  • Ability to use various hand tools (screwdrivers, hammers, etc.) and precision measuring tools (e.g. calipers)
  • Ability to follow established procedures and practices and read instructions, plans, etc.
  • Problem-solving ability
  • DEP in heavy vehicle mechanics
  • Qualification/ knowledge in combined truck (VACTOR) a big asset

Benefits offered

  • Competitive salary
  • Social benefits (Health care) and group RRSP
  • Work uniforms provided
  • Pleasant, stimulating and rewarding work atmosphere
  • Training

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