310T Mechanic or Apprentice

North Bay & Bracebridge

Fowler Construction is seeking a 310T Mechanic or Apprentice to perform repairs and maintenance on heavy trucks, earth moving, and related construction equipment including road graders, gasoline and diesel-powered tractors, and dump trucks.

Why work for us?

  • Competitive compensation
  • 100% Employer paid premiums on medical and dental benefits
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • RRSP match pension plan
  • Company events and perks

Key Duties:

  • Conduct yourself in a professional and mature manner.
  • Receive work assignments in the form of oral and written work orders and determine the nature and extent of needed repairs.
  • Repair and adjust hydraulic pumps, safety valves, and any other necessary mechanical components.
  • Inspect, repair, and adjust gasoline and diesel-powered units.
  • Perform incidental welding operations on equipment.
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations, and compliances.
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor to facilitate prompt correction or reporting.
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, and streamline work processes.
  • Diagnose defects in heavy equipment.
  • Perform mechanical repairs on equipment in the shop and road calls when required.
  • Operate automotive servicing equipment, e.g. A/C recycler, etc.
  • Install new and added-on equipment.
  • Perform electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics.
  • Accurately complete work orders and timecards.
  • Repair cooling, and lubrication systems.
  • Install and align engines and machinery.
  • Repair mechanical transmissions, drive-trains and final drives.
  • Repair cable-operated working attachments, winches, compressors, pumps, electric generators, etc.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance.
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work.
  • Instruct apprentices or receive instruction as an apprentice.
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques.
  • Perform vehicle inspections as per CMVIS standards.
  • Review and educate apprentice mechanics, or become familiar as an apprentice, of the safe operation of licensed vehicles as per CMVIS.
  • Other mechanical repair work as required.


  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training is preferred.
  • Appropriate credentials and certifications – 310T license, or apprentice.
  • Computer literate or working towards computer literacy.
  • Strong organizational skills with task prioritization, use of timelines and time management techniques, and clear communication abilities.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Complete work with attention to detail to produce a quality product.
  • Must be able to work with little supervision; must be self-directed.
  • Must be able to stand, lift 50 lbs., carry, bend, reach.
  • Must maintain a valid driver’s license.

Work Conditions:

  • Work in a shop environment; travel to various sites may be required.
  • Safety equipment will be required such as safety boots, hearing protection and safety glasses.
  • Indoor and outdoor environments in various weather conditions.
  • Weekend and overtime work may be required.

Fowler Construction values the diversity of the people it hires and serves. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all our employees.


Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • RRSP match
  • Vision care


  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Supplemental pay types:

  • Overtime pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Bracebridge, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Mechanic: 1 year (preferred)


  • 310T (preferred)
  • driver's license (preferred)

Work Location: In person