Job Posting 86826

Mechanic Tradesperson
Pacific National Exhibition (PNE)
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
2901 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC, Canada
closes in 3 days (Fri, 30 Sep)
full time  •  $40/hour plus benefits with Trades Qualification

Full-Time; Permanent 


Who we are…


The Pacific National Exhibition is an iconic institution in BC, famous for bringing generations of people together to celebrate and build memories. This 110-year old, non-profit organization has an annual operating budget of approximately $58 million dollars and generates revenue through four activity streams:  the 15 day annual summer Fair which averages 800,000 guests each year, Playland amusement park which welcomes 375,000 guests annually including Fright Nights, year-round events including concerts, trade shows and film, cultural and community events.  The fourth activity stream is park care and facility maintenance.  The PNE is proud of the work it does at Hastings Park and has a vibrant team that is passionate about events, guest experience and being the best we can be.


At the PNE, we strive to create an environment that reflects our organization’s core values: Enthusiasm, Excellence and Evolution.  With a focus on these core values, we are committed to achieving our mission which is to “Deliver Memorable Experiences” for all who interact with the PNE whether it is our guests, our employees, or the community.

Under the direction of the Director, Tech Services & Capital Planning, the Mechanic Tradesperson will ensure that the required maintenance tasks are completed on site. The tools/equipment in compliance with all health and safety requirements as determined by WorkSafeBC, and all other applicable legislation and company policies.


Why join our Team?

  • Exhilarating and fun-loving culture
  • Flexible work environment
  • Staff discounts
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Opportunity to create lasting memories and relationships


What will you do this year?


In your role as a  Mechanic Tradesperson, your primary accountabilities will include:

  • Perform preventative maintenance and repairs on gas, propane, and diesel-powered equipment and vehicles.
  • Complete work documentation, ensuring all paperwork is completed and readily accessible.
  • Build and fabricate projects made of steel of aluminum. 
  • Perform cutting and welding relatve to all steel and aluminum products. 
  • Install, repair, and remove steel fencing. 
  • Ensure work is performed within a specified time, and notify supervisor if difficulties arise. 
  • Maintain a clean and safe environment for yourself and others.
  • Work with blueprints, sketches, oral and written instructions. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 


What else?

  • Successful completion of post-secondary Training of a Trade Qualification (T.Q.) level in Mechanic.
  • Min. of 3-5 years of general mechanical maintenance and gas-cutting experience is required.
  • Previous arc welding and welding experience is considered an asset
  • Knowledge of job-related practice methods, materials, tools, and equipment.
  • Forklift certification is required
  • Capable of working at high heights and lifting heavy materials up to WCB restrictions
  • Physically able to work in awkward positions
  • Knowledge of the hazards and proper safety precautions of the construction trades
  • Must be capable of reading, writing and speaking English for the purposes of written or oral instructions, timesheets and documentation of work
  • Must have a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and provide an up-to-date Driver’s Abstract confirming a clean driving record
  • Must be available to work events, including, evening, weekends & holidays when required.
  • Candidates must undergo a Criminal Record Check.


Who are you?

  • Passionate
  • Hardworking
  • Team player
  • Reliable
  • Motivated by fast-paced environments


Where and when to APPLY?


Applications can be submitted via the PNE website by clicking here and will be accepted until the role is filled.

We look forward to hearing from you!


The PNE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating an inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse community we proudly serve. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, or age. If you require any support or accommodations throughout any stage of the recruitment process, please contact the People & Culture Department at .

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