Trades Job Postings

Current jobs available in the trades sector are listed below.

Note Lakeland College is not responsible for verifying all information provided by employers. The onus is on a student to check out each opportunity thoroughly before agreeing to the work or signing contracts of employment. 

Want to check out an employer's reputation? Go to our online employment resources page, check the last drop down for research companies and use the links.
Precision Ag Specialist - Deadline - Jan 30/19
Western Tractor Company Inc., a 4-store John Deere dealer located in Southern Alberta, is searching for a full time Precision Ag Specialist to join our growing John Deere agricultural equipment group at our Lethbridge location. Western Tractor is located at the center of an irrigated agricultural area that is known for
the variety of specialty crops that it produces. John Deere is the number one brand of Agricultural, Turf and Commercial Worksite products in the area and has been represented by Western Tractor in Southern Alberta since the 1930's. Western Tractor's commitment to our basic values, customer focus and employee
improvement are what has made us a dominant dealer and an "employer of choice".
Responsibilities and Duties
Support the organization and coordination of Western Tractor Precision Ag department including sales of Value Added Services (VAS) and Agricultural Management Solutions (AMS) hardware, installations, maintaining, training, diagnostics, repairs, miscellaneous FieldSmart (minor agronomic) support and customer satisfaction.
Qualifications and Skills
• John Deere Precision Ag (GPS equipment) knowledge and operation skills
• John Deere Precision AG (GPS equipment) diagnostics and repair skills
• John Deere product knowledge
• Customer focused individual with excellent communication skills
• Excellent sales and closing skills
• Strong computer skills
Employee Opportunity
We offer our employees terrific opportunities to grow within our organization. Employees are our number one asset and we encourage training and personal development for everyone. Our employees receive on the job training, John Deere University courses and training in other locations across North America. We are proud of the education that we provide our staff.
Western Tractor offers competitive wages and a great benefits plan. Employees can be assured that they and their loved ones will be covered in the case of illness or accident. With this in mind we offer:
• Short term and long term disability
• Critical illness
• Prescription drug coverage
• Dental coverage
• Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
• Life insurance and dependent life insurance
• Extended health benefits
• Registered Retirement Savings Plan
• Extensive safety program
To apply for this position, please forward a cover letter and resume in confidence to:
Or mail to:
Western Tractor Company Inc.
Human Resources
48 Broxburn Blvd
Broxburn Business Park
Lethbridge County, AB T1J 4P4
Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic - Deadline -Mar 1/19 or until suitable applicant found
Trican is Canada’s largest well service company built upon a foundation of solid corporate values and a culture of innovation. At Trican, we believe success begins with our people, as our name and reputation are reflected in the excellence demonstrated by our employees.
If you are a motivated, service-oriented team player with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills, we invite you to explore this opportunity at Trican.
Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic - Lloydminster (LLT)
The Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for the mechanical workings of all vehicles.

- Ensure that Trican’s core value, “We won’t put anyone in harm’s way” is the priority in all activities
- Read diagrams/schematics for successful completion work procedures
- Inspect and examine vehicles and equipment
- Service, diagnose, repair, assemble, and maintain vehicles and perform other routine maintenance work
- Keep up to date with industry standards and regulations
- Provide guidance and instruction to less experienced operators, or apprentice maintenance personnel
- Troubleshoot to determine cause and effect of mechanical failures

Experience & Skills:
- Minimum 2 years experience as a fully licensed mechanic
- Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic certification is required
- Valid Class 1 license preferred; will consider Class 3 or 5
- Heavy Equipment Technician will be an asset
- Safe driving skills; driver’s abstract will be requested
- Physically fit – heavy lifting required
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

What Makes Us Attractive:
- Values-driven organization
- Employee’s choice for full coverage or flexible benefits plan
- RRSP Matching Program
- Employee Referral Bonus Program
- Annual hockey tournament open to all Trican employees and their friends/family
- Focus on safety, training and development
- Career advancement opportunities

Working Conditions:
- 5 days on/2 days off
- Must live near base of employment
- Pre-employment medical testing required
- Working in all weather conditions

How to Apply:
- Email:
- Website:
- In Person: 6013 – 52nd Avenue, Lloydminster, AB
John Deere Agricultural Mechanic - Deadline - until suitable applicant found
John Deere Agricultural Mechanic

Company:WorkHorse Hub
Application Deadline:

Job Location:Multiple
Position Type:Full-time

Contact Information:

Job Description:

Pederson Heritage Farms is located near Bromhead, SK and is looking for a full-time John Deere Agricultural Mechanic. They are a progressive 12,000 acre farm that grows wheat, durum, canola, mustard, peas and lentils. This family farm has a 50' x 100' heated shop to work in and has a team of four full-time employees as well as four part time employees.

What You'll Do:
•Repair and maintain John Deere equipment.
•In season work may include operating machinery.
•Off season work includes moving snow in the oilfield, loading rail cars and much more.
•There is plenty of work for the right individual!
•What You'll Need:
•Mechanically inclined and experienced working with John Deere equipment.
•A team player attitude but be able to work independently.
•A strong work ethic.
•Ability to weld.
•Class 1A license is an asset.
•CPR and H2S training is an asset.
•Pederson Heritage Farms is flexible with time off during the off season and they do not work on Sunday's.

To find out more about Pederson Heritage Farms please visit:

Please apply for this position at:

Salary:$60,000 - $80,000 /annually
Job Start Date:Immediately

Application Requirements: Resume
How to Apply: Online

Labourers, Pipefitters & Welders - Deadline - asap until suitable candidates found
SK Welding is looking for the following workers to start immediately in the Coronation area.  Pipeline and facility construction experience preferred.
Foreman, Labouers
Equipment Operators
Please send your resume's to:
For more information contact Wayne Houcher at 403.575.1945
Heavy Duty Mechanic - Deadline - Jan 30/19
Heavy Duty Mechanic (RS/JM)

Company:Sanjel Energy Services
Application Deadline:
(Students from the HET program are encouraged to apply)

Job Location:Calgary, AB
Position Type:Full-time Permanent

Contact Information:
Name:Devon Hand (Sr. Recruiting Specialist)
Address:1400, 700 9th Ave SW Calgary, AB, Calgary, ALBERTA T2P 3V3

Job Description:

Sanjel Energy Service Inc. is a privately owned, Canadian-based, oilfield service company focused in pressure pumping.

Sanjel Energy is proud to offer our employees programs supporting individual development and career advancement.

Heavy Duty Mechanic
*Must be Calgary Local / Willing to Relocate

The Heavy Duty Mechanic will report directly to the Shop Foreman - District Service Line. The primary function of this position is to address mechanical issues and conduct preventative maintenance on all components of Sanjel Energy equipment.

General Responsibilities:
•Complete refurbishments and updates to existing Sanjel equipment
•Gain working knowledge of Sanjel's equipment
•Check equipment for proper performance
•Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions and diagnose to determine extent of repair required
•Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
•Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
•Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment

•Class 5 driver's license and a clean driver's abstract (Class 1 Preferred)
•Alberta Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate with Inter-provincial Red Seal or equivalent
•Thorough safety knowledge and practice
•Knowledge of hydraulic systems and pumps
•Electrical wiring capabilities
•CVIP License
•Mechanical training in the oilfield industry is considered an asset
•Driven, engaging individual who is a team player and can offer strong problem solving skills
•Candidates with Military/Canadian Armed Forces experience are encouraged to apply

Sanjel Energy offers individuals a dynamic work environment. The driving force behind our organization is the sincere commitment to our people, and their focus on exceeding customers' expectations.

To apply please submit your resume, updated driver’s abstract and all applicable information to or call 1.800.9SANJEL for more information

Application Requirements: Resume
How to Apply: Email

Truck Mechanic - Deadline - Feb 28/19
M & N Repair in Biggar, SK is looking for a truck and trailer technician (prefer 4th year or journeyman) to fill an open position.
Hours of work: Mon – Fri 8:30 – 5:30. Overtime is available for both weekends and evenings.
Wage: $25.00 - $40.00 dependant on qualifications and experience.
We are looking for an individual who is experienced with:
•diesel engines
•gas engines
• air systems
This position reports to the shop owner. You must have a positive attitude and the ability to work alone or as a team in a fast -paced busy environment. You must have your own basic tools and a valid driver’s license.
Please email resume to or mail to M & N Repair, Box 418, Biggar, SK, S0K 0M0.
Only those considered will be contacted.
Truck Drivers - Deadline -
Now Hiring in Sparwood, BC
Waste Management
Driver Residential - Req #18017074
Competitive Salaries and Great Benefits
1 year of experience operating a vehicle requiring a DZ/Class 3 license or equivalent military driving within the last 7 years.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Hold a current DZ or Class 3 license with an air-brake endorsement.
Apply today at:
Call 877.220.5627 for more information
 Equal Opportunity Employer:  Minority / Femal / Disability / Veteran

What Students Say
With the Student-Managed Farm you learn to be accountable for what you’re doing and the choices you make. You get an understanding of what it’s like to be out in industry or on a farm making decisions that count.

– Anthony Biglieni

Agribusiness Class of 2006

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College has been a integral partner in growing our own through the school of business. As an alumnus of the college, I have first-hand learning experience in the school of business. The professors welcome Servus Credit Union to facilitate classes in the Business Ethics course each year.

– Sandi Unruh

Senior Human Resources Consultant

What Faculty & Staff Say
Vertex has had great experience bringing on students from Lakeland College. We have found the Bachelor of Applied Science (Environmental Management) program to provide students with good academic knowledge of the environmental industry and the criteria that governs the land reclamation

– Sean Fuller B.Sc., P.Ag.

Vice President, Environmental Services, Vertex.

What Alumni Say
There is no way I would be where I am today without Lakeland College. It inspired me to be a better person and to get a job in something I love doing. I am so thankful I had such a great experience at Lakeland and I hope future students do as well.

– Danielle Gaboury

Business studies, Class of 2016.

What Students Say
I recommend the UT program to people all the time. The smaller setting Lakeland offers, is very conducive to learning. It's less intimidating than the larger universities and allows for more class interactions and discussions

– Kelly Mykytuk

2nd year UT student, 2017-18

What Alumni Say
I have loved my experience at Lakeland. The teachers are personable, and quick to share about their own experiences. They encouraged me to run with my own ideas and see what would happen; they got excited about my designs, which gave me the confidence to do my best and be more creative.

– Payton Ramstead

Class of 2016, Interior Design student.

What Alumni Say
At Lakeland College you are guaranteed to have time out of the classroom where you can put everything you learned together and actually see that what you’re learning is relevant.

– Alisa Brace

Animal Health Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The friendships I made, the experiences we were provided with, and the welcoming atmosphere of the Vermilion Campus made my time at Lakeland extremely valuable and memorable

– Grayden Kay

Animal Science & Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
Lakeland College was a learning environment unlike any other school. It allows students to learn beyond the classroom, and staff and faculty genuinely want to see students succeed. It’s a place where you can feel comfortable asking questions and where everyone has a place and fits in.

– Carson Reid

Agribusiness, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The instructors were the highlight of my time at Lakeland. It made a huge impact on my college experience to have instructors who challenged, encouraged, and believed in me.

– Jessica Cadrain

Child & Youth Care, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
At the beginning of my first year, I was really stressed out as I felt I had no artistic ability. But with the instruction and time put in by the interior design faculty, I was able to develop my artistic abilities. Now I am fully confident in and exceeding well in the artistic side of this career!

– Naomi Mason

Interior Design Technology, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I just feel like you get the best education at Lakeland, especially from the time that the instructors can actually spend with you. I like the class sizes too – everything’s been great about my Lakeland experience.

– Dean Coulson

Heavy Equipment Technician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I do give Lakeland College credit for reigniting my interest and even preparing me for Miss Rodeo Canada. Lakeland helped me to grow enough to have the confidence to think I could take on that role and become that person. I think that I have and I am really grateful for that

– Ali Mullin

Agribusiness, class of 2014, former Miss Rodeo Canada.

What Alumni Say
I feel the professors at Lakeland actually prepared me for the profession. It’s impossible to be just a number here when there are 12 students in all of your classes. When the school advertised small class sizes, they actually meant it.

– Stephen Mark Visser

Real Estate Appraisal and Assessment, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
I was involved in the president’s gala in April where I was an emcee for the evening, it was a great experience, and I had a lot of fun doing it and would recommend it to everyone.”

– Lucas Tetreault

HOPE Power Engineering, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I would recommend Lakeland College for the simple fact that it's for everybody. As a mature student who went back to school much later than his 18th year, I was immediately accepted, and not ostracized in the least

– Donald James Shaw

Accounting Major, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
All the hands-on learning was great and very helpful once placed into the industry. Having clients leave with a smile after each service assured me that I was in the right field of work. I would recommend Lakeland to anyone.

– Courtnee Coolidge

Esthetician, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
The professors care so much about their students at Lakeland and are able to know each and every one of them by name, so much so that they are able to nominate a ton of students for awards.

– Stephanie Wakefeild

University Transfer, Class of 2016.

What Alumni Say
They really put you in the lead at Lakeland. Lakeland cares about its students, empowers them, and gives them opportunities to achieve their goals. I don’t see Lakeland as a stepping stone or a first step – I see it as a bridge and an integral part of my education.

– Alyssa Wells

University Transfer, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
I wanted to get experience in the field of assessment as it would give me exposure to what it’s like day to day. It was an invaluable experience as I find it hard to imagine what it would be like working in a particular field or area until I’m doing the work.

– Sheldon Farrell

Real estate appraisal and assessment, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
In the campus spa, they give you time to work with each client so nothing is rushed and you’re able to concentrate on providing the best service you can to your client.

– Daphney Couturier

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Alumni Say
It’s going to be a lot easier to start our first jobs having this experience and having been able to build our confidence in the campus spa. I love that we get to have this opportunity.

– Darby Watchel

Esthetician, Class of 2017.

What Employers Say
Lakeland is a great place to find employees. The college provides real world training that equips soon-to-be employees with knowledge and people skills that are highly sought after in the agriculture industry these days.

– Dustin Dinwoodie

Key Account Manager – Western Canada Arysta LifeScience