Apprentice Technician – Kamloops - Douglas Lake Equipment & Avenue Machinery
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Apprentice Technician – Kamloops

The Apprentice Technician must be enrolled in Inter-provincial Journeyman Program. Responsibilities will include inspecting, conducting preventative maintenance, and repairs on the equipment DLEAMC sales and services under the direction of Journeyman Technicians and the Service Manager/Supervisor.


  • Attention to Detail – Attends to details and pursues quality in the accomplishment of tasks, regardless of the volume of duties encountered.
  • Commitment to Health and Safety – Works in compliance with all applicable health and safety legislation and established policies and procedures. Trained on tooling and equipment used in the trade.
  • Efficiency – Works to get results and share resources to promote customer service and efficiency. Is accountable for their time.
  • Ownership – Takes pride in the work that is accomplished and understands the function of tasks within the larger picture of the organization. Ensures deadlines are met and work is completed properly.
  • Problem Solving – Able to work in a systematic manner to identify key issues and figure out cause and effect relationships to solve. Use logic and analytical methods to come to realistic solutions.
  • Teamwork – Works cooperatively and effectively with others to reach a common goal. Participates actively in group activities fostering a team environment.
  • Time Management – Balances a myriad of tasks; prioritizes duties as needed to provide value.

Job Duties

  • Always adhere to established safe working procedures and wear the proper safety equipment.
  • Ensure high standards of workmanship and efficiency in repairing, maintaining and diagnosing equipment within scope of training.
  • Adhere to company policies and standards for cost control, waste reduction, quality, and customer service.
  • Trained in safe use of tools and machine operation for jobs assigned.
  • Ensure paperwork applicable to the role and jobs performed is completed accurately and timely.
  • Inform supervisor of materials/supplies needs and accurate parts ordering for jobs assigned.
  • Take a proactive approach to preventative maintenance and selling DLE value.
  • Perform or assist with administration duties, such as timesheet completion, inspections of equipment and technical support for others on the team.
  • Attend training and share value with others on the team as required by the company.
  • Keep abreast of technology as applicable to the role and as required by the company.
  • Maintain a clean working area and/or clean service vehicle between tasks and at end of day.

Job Requirements

  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent.
  • Inter-Provincial Journeyman Program enrollment.
  • Knowledge of appropriate materials, methods, and tools required in various repair processes.
  • Knowledge of equipment and site safety.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to read schematics, equipment manuals and use related software for diagnosis.
  • Ability to lift heavy objects, walk, and stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to perform strenuous physical labour.
  • Ability to work in a hot and humid, as well as a cold outdoor environment.
  • Ability to work individually as well as part of a team.

Work Conditions

  • Exposure to hazards associated with the industry/trade.
  • Hazards associated with conducting work outdoors and on active work sites.
  • Occasional high noise levels.
  • Lifting, moving, or manipulating objects up to 40 kilograms.
  • Occasional travel.
  • Operation and use of necessary tools, machinery, or equipment.
  • Repetitive work.
  • Use of required personal protective equipment.