Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice

GFL Environmental

GFL Environmental is looking for Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentices- 3rd year or above to join our team in Surrey, BC!

We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice to join our team and further develop their skills in a dynamic work environment.

At GFL our goal is to invest in our people and provide opportunities to grow for life!
GFL Environmental is one of North America’s leading waste management companies, proudly making communities cleaner, safer, and happier through first-class service. Together, our employees are known as “Team Green”—a name that unites us all under our shared purpose: making our customers and communities Green for Life!
Working for GFL is more than a job — it’s an opportunity to grow in your career, make new friends, and make a difference each day.

The job:

As a 3rd year or above Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice you will have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned professionals in the field of heavy equipment maintenance and repair. This individual will learn how to properly maintain commercial motor vehicles according to DOT regulations and Company standards. Under the guidance of experienced mechanics, you will gain hands-on experience and technical knowledge necessary to become a proficient Heavy Duty Mechanic.

What’s in it for you:

Benefits : Competitive benefits plan, including:
Retirement Saving Options, for future financial security
Prioritized orthodontic and vision coverage
Life Insurance
Shift Premiums for afternoon and weekend shifts
Annual Tool and Boot allowance

A day in the life* of an Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic:
Executing preventative Maintenance, including basic vehicle servicing to engine or transmission overhaul.
Diagnosing and repairing operational difficulties with heavy duty trucks and equipment.
Completing reports, work orders, order parts and perform other administrative duties.
Planning and scheduling repairs in M5 planner and procure all parts for successful plan.
Assisting in the review of mechanical write-ups on equipment and coordinate repair schedule.
Completing other responsibilities, as requested by management.
Attending to service calls as needed, or emergent situations in the field.
Performing afternoon assigned tasks, either continuing tasks from the morning or starting new ones
Cleaning up work areas

What’s required:
Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanics must be able to:
Completion of 1st and 2nd year of certification.
Previous work in the waste industry is an asset.
Computer literate, have the ability to be trained on software systems and the willingness to learn.
Meet relevant criteria for safety sensitive functions according to Company standards
Use diagnostic software a plus
Follow detailed instructions and maintain accurate records
Operate any vehicle or equipment necessary to perform job
Possess physical ability to perform all aspects of job

Advantages to working at GFL:
Unique access to diverse career pathways and internal growth opportunities
Contribute to the sustainable growth of your community through the Full Circle Project
Benefit from a network of 20,000+ employees across North America
Be part of a publicly traded company (on NYSE & TSX), benefitting from our growth trajectory


We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities to apply. We seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences. GFL will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require an accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.