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Quality Assurance Technician, Field or Shop - Sparwood, BC

Date:  Apr 18, 2024

Sparwood, British Columbia, CA, V0B 2G0

Req ID:  29167
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Focusing solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.


Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities:

  • Competitive wages: Base rate of $58.24/hour
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on Glassdoor 
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen


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Job Overview

Reports to: General Foreman, Field Service

Shift: 7x7, 12-hour shifts

Location: Sparwood, British Columbia

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Perform Visual, UT, LP and Mag Particle inspections of rebuild components, including professional reporting of the results.
  • Perform audits for machine and component rebuilds.
  • Responsible for quality control inspection for machine overhauls, including labeling, inspecting and final reporting.
  • Coordinates, compiles, and files all documents from the various projects and ensures that all requirements of the Quality Control program are completed in a timely manner.
  • Coordinates document and quality control to ensure quality assurance goals are maintained.
  • Assists in determining processes and process improvement.
  • Executes the inspection and signoff of projects and worksheets.
  • Documents processes to ensure overall project consistency.
  • Maintains relationships with third party inspectors.
  • Provides quality control updates at production meetings as required.
  • Complies with standards and procedures of the Joy Global Health and Safety manual and Occupational Health and Safety regulations.


  • Experience with practical knowledge of supervising welding/fitting operations.
  • NDT CCGSB Level II Certification in UT, MP and LP or willingness to work toward that certification.
  • Possesses conversant knowledge of CWB requirements.
  • Journeyperson Welder Ticket considered an asset.
  • Possesses the ability to interpret engineering specifications.
  • Ability to provide accuracy and detail in projects and reports.
  • Possesses intermediate computer skills, specifically with MS Office.
  • Ability to work effectively with team members and yet be independent and self-reliant when completing tasks.
  • Demonstrates interpersonal skills, ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative and is a proactive problem solver.
  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.
  • Demonstrates efficient organizational skills and the ability to thrive well in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Ability to prioritize and execute multiple tasks quickly.
  • A valid driver’s license is required.

Additional Information

Komatsu (Joy Global - Canada) is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce strongly contributes to our business growth and product innovation.

As we search for collective healing and true reconciliation, we are striving to build respectful partnerships with the Indigenous Peoples of Canada and would like to honour all the traditional territories that make up the land in which we gather, work and play. Komatsu is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, or a conviction for which a pardon has been granted.


Accommodations during the recruitment process are available upon request.


While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment. 


Note to Recruiters: Komatsu and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Komatsu, directly or indirectly, will be considered Komatsu property. Komatsu will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written, and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

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