Mechanic/Technician – Hydraulics Job Description

Prince George, B.C.

Norcan is a complete hydraulic service and sales company established in 1974 and is now 8 branches throughout western Canada. We service customers in a variety of industries: Marine, Forestry, Mining, Material Handling, Original Equipment Manufacturing, Agriculture, and Production facilities. We are in a growing industry with a diverse set of skills and abilities that are critical in the operation of industrial and mobile equipment throughout the country

Our Prince George branch is currently searching for a Mechanic/Technician – Hydraulics to join our team. This is a full-time position in the specialty field of hydraulics.

Mechanics are responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, commissioning, rebuilding or modifying hydraulic, pneumatic or fluid systems, controls and components either in the shop or the field.

Qualifications and Experience

  • 3+ years experience in a customer service role
  • Mechanical experience in an industrial setting. Experience in hydraulics with pumps, motors, testing and setup is preferred
  • Machining experience is an asset
  • Able to read and understand Schematics and manuals
  • Knowledge of components and hydraulic systems used in industry and mobile equipment
  • Ability to follow, with detail, written and verbal instructions
  • Strong attendance track record with the ability to get along well with others
  • Proficient written and oral communication skills (ability to read and write legibly)
  • Ability to remain on your feet (standing or walking) for the majority of the workday
  • Weight handling up to 75 lbs
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License


  • Respond to internal and external enquires via phone, e-mail, fax or in person
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs
  • Teardown, inspect and produce a bill of materials of parts required to repair components
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
  • Assemble and test hydraulic components used in industry and on mobile equipment
  • Perform bench work including assembly and disassembly, modification, cleaning, measuring, inspection and testing of hydraulic and pneumatic equipment
  • Installing, testing, repairing or rebuilding hydraulic equipment
  • Identifying and applying lubricants including oils, greases, graphite; installing lubrication equipment and components
  • Reading and interpreting job specifications, blueprints, engineering or design drawings and schematics
  • Communicate professionally with customers as and when required
  • Be familiar and follow all Health & Safety rules & regulations

What we offer:

  • Competitive wages and benefits package
  • Paid training
  • Monday – Friday 8am-4:30pm regular schedule

The Position:

  • Mechanic/Technician - Hydraulics
  • Full Time - Permanent position, Monday to Friday

If you are interested in the position, please forward your resume to

Job Type: Permanent, Full Time


  • Extended Health Care


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations

  • Provincial Guidelines are followed