Generator Technician in Burnaby at Sunbelt-Rentals

Date Posted: 7/15/2024

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Job Description

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Sunbelt Rentals strives to be the customer's first choice in the equipment rental industry. From pumps to scaffolding to general construction tools, we aim to be the only call needed to outfit a job site with the proper equipment. Not only do we offer a vast fleet that ranks among the best in the industry, we pair it all with a friendly and knowledgeable staff. Our employees are our greatest asset, and although we present a comprehensive equipment offering, our expertise and service are what truly distinguish us from the competition.

We pride ourselves on investing in our workforce and offer competitive benefits, as well as extensive on-the-job training for all eligible employees.

As a highly successful national company, we are constantly looking for talented individuals to support our growth. If you are interested in pursuing a rewarding career, we invite you to review our opportunities!

Job Description Summary

Are you looking for an opportunity to be part of movie production? Sunbelt Rentals Film & TV, previously known as William F White International Inc. , a Sunbelt Rentals Company, the largest movie equipment rental company, is looking for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic/Technician to join us. With offices across the country, WFW services productions of all sizes from coast to coast and houses an extensive state-of-the-art inventory. Our job is to help bring the magic of storytelling to life, by supporting our clients as their go-to Partners in Production.

This mechanic/technician role performs preventive maintenance, perform advanced diagnostics, and make complex repairs on equipment in the safest, most effective way possible to avoid downtime. Our fleet varies by location but primarily include Aerial Work Platforms, general construction tools and equipment. Our specialty lines locations may have a fleet of large-scale power-generators, pumps, HVAC systems and oil/gas related equipment.

This is a full-time, permanent position located in Burnaby, BC. This position reports to the Shop Foreman and the hours of work are Monday to Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.


  • Services and oversees major electrical, hydraulic and/or diesel engine repairs of all types of construction equipment as required to ensure proper working condition when leaving the shop:
  • Dismantles and reassembles/rebuilds equipment;
  • Fabricates parts and equipment as required to meet shop and customer needs;
  • Diagnoses complex mechanical and electrical equipment problems.
  • Performs check-ins and safety inspections and assists other equipment Technicians with general shop and equipment maintenance as needed
  • Conducts preventive maintenance to avoid unnecessary repairs and down time in the field or other remote settings.
  • Maintain safe work environment and perform duties in accordance with safety standards.

Education/Knowledge/Skills/Abilities you may rely on:

  • High school diploma or GED required, some trade school or equivalent training desired.
  • May need to provide tools of the trade.
  • 3 +years of mechanic experience with similar diesel equipment and/or heavy equipment or specialty lines equipment (large-scale generators, pumps, HVAC or Oil & Gas equipment) strongly preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of hydraulic & electrical systems & troubleshooting skills
  • Working knowledge of equipment design and safety requirements.

We Support our Team before anything else - Join us, you will be able to

  • Enjoy competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits program
  • Prescription, paid sick day & vacation, vision coverage, short- & long-term disability coverage
  • Group RRSP plan, company-wide profit-sharing program
  • Tuition & Fitness reimbursement; Boots Allowance program
  • Develop new skills for a career track in equipment rental industry
  • We promote from within; you can explore your career to level up and get prepared for various roles
  • Work with incredible team of people in a safety-driven culture
  • Social committee with various events; We act with integrity and follow through on our commitments with high level of engagement
  • We strive to build safe, healthy, inclusive, and sustainable communities

The physical demands of this role require bending, squatting, crouching, reaching, lifting 50 pounds or more, and working indoors/outdoors when required by the job. The above description is not a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day. Reasonable accommodation may be made to comply with applicable laws.

Sunbelt Rentals Film & TV requires applicants to undergo a background verification process prior to commencing employment with the company. Employment with Sunbelt Rentals Film & TV  is contingent on the satisfactory completion of a pre-employment background check.

Sunbelt Rentals Film & TV is an equal opportunity employer — women, people with disabilities, Aboriginal peoples, and visible minorities are welcome to apply.

If this sounds like your #dreamjob, then hit the apply button with your best resume!

Base Pay Range: $33.39 - 45.90

Starting rate of pay may vary based on factors including, but not limited to, position offered, location, education, training, and/or experience. Please visit for more information on our benefits and to join our Talent Network.

Sunbelt Rentals offers generous benefits including health, dental, vision, life insurance, wellbeing, and a retirement plan with employer matching contributions in accordance with Sunbelt’s plans, policies, and applicable agreements (unless specified in a collective bargaining agreement).

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