Should You Become a Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice?

Should You Become a Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice?

Finding a career in today’s world can be tough. You’re looking for more than just another job. You want something that speaks to your personal interests and passions, but has the potential to offer good pay and to become a lifelong career. Becoming a heavy duty mechanic apprentice can be the first step on that path. With J&W Mechanical Fleet Services, you’ll gain the experience, knowledge and training necessary to not just learn the ropes, but to move up to journeyman status and all the perks that come with it.

What Does a Heavy Duty Mechanic Apprentice Do?

As an apprentice, you’ll be responsible for a wide range of duties, from assisting journeymen on larger projects to performing automotive maintenance, repairs and replacements on your own (both under supervision and without supervision). Apprentices may be called on to perform the following responsibilities:

  • Oil and filter changes for diesel and gasoline engines
  • Repair, service or replace engine components (gasoline and diesel engines)
  • Service attachments and working tools, including winches, side booms, blades, ploughs and more
  • Repair or service RVs, heavy trucks and buses
  • Clean, lubricate and perform routine maintenance on vehicles and equipment
  • Assist technicians with a broad variety of tasks in a number of capacities

Is becoming an apprentice the right choice for you? A great deal depends on the employer you choose. With J&W Mechanical Fleet Services, you’re assured a fast-paced work environment, and the ability to hone your skills and move up beyond the apprentice stage of your career.

About J&W Mechanical Fleet Services

J&W has served the Calgary area for over 15 years, and during that time, we’ve built a reputation for providing outstanding service to clients in a broad range of industries. We serve clients in the mining, logging, transportation, oil and gas, forestry, landscaping and farming industries to name just a few. We have also developed a reputation for providing our employees with an outstanding work environment.

We believe that the cornerstone of a successful business is having the right people. We strive to provide our journeymen and heavy duty mechanic apprentices with a fast-paced workplace, where you’ll enjoy an ever-changing range of challenging tasks that engage you personally and professionally, while providing growth and professional development. We want to be more than just another employer. Our goal is to build a family dedicated to providing outstanding service to all clients, all the time.

J&W differs from other employers in a number of ways. For instance, we offer above-average pay for both journeymen and each heavy duty mechanic apprentice. The goal present during our founding still guide our efforts today – always care about your customers, always do your best, and consistently provide services at a fair price. Those are our core tenets, and combine with our passion for what we do. If you’d like to become part of our growing family as an apprentice, fill out our online application, or call us today at 403-248-1696.