Proudly Serving London, Tillsonburg, Woodstock & Area Since 2001

Mechanic Assistant

Courtland is looking for a Shop Assistant to join our Team in Tillsonburg, Ontario. The Shop Assistant is required to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of vehicles and also equipment such as mowing tractors, loaders, snow removal equipment, salt spreaders, etc. The candidate must be able to analyze, troubleshoot, dismantle, align, assemble and adjust mechanical equipment and machinery to maintain it in efficient operating condition. Work assignments will be received in the form of oral or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs. This position is permanent full-time with some on/call duties during the winter season.


  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Proven mechanical abilities in gas and diesel automotive repairs
  • Knowledge and experience in electrical diagnostic and repair
  • Hydraulic knowledge and experience
  • Welding is an asset
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Completion of college/vocational or technical training is an asset
  • Class A Mechanic’s License is an asset


  • Provide vehicle troubleshooting and diagnostic repairs
  • Installation of new and added-on equipment
  • Conduct repairs, modifications on vehicles
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and repairs to municipal equipment in order to ensure that the equipment is available, reliable and safe to operate
  • Accurate completion of work orders
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work (undercoating, washing, detailing, etc)
  • Maintain safe working conditions and adhere to occupational health and safety regulations
  • Perform in a team environment with minimal supervision
  • Other mechanical repair work as required
  • Maintenance of yard/shop areas

Work Conditions

  • 24/7 availability may be required
  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors
  • May be exposed to construction sites

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • Vision care
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Courtland is a Landscape & Grounds and Trucking & Logistics firm with offices across Southern Ontario.

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