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About Great West Equipment

Great West Equipment timber jack and volvo excavator

Great West Equipment is a full-service heavy equipment dealership with 11 branches across British Columbia and the Yukon with a head office located in Vernon, British Columbia. Our early roots were primarily in the forestry and construction industries, but over the years we have grown to become a major force in all the heavy equipment segments including mining, oil & gas, scrap and recycling, waste management, utilities, ports, and aggregates.

In 2002 Great West was awarded the Volvo Construction Equipment distribution rights for most of British Columbia and over the ensuing 10 years we grew from one location to four to seven to eleven full-service locations covering all British Columbia and the Yukon. Over the years we have also acquired the province wide distribution rights to Madill Forestry Products, Sennebogen Material Handlers, Metso Crushing and Screening Equipment, and TimberPro Forestry Equipment.

At Great West we are continuing our expansion program with new buildings in Vernon and Surrey over the past few years and a new building scheduled to open in Prince George in the fall of 2022. To achieve the level of service our customers have come to expect our Territory Sales Managers, and Service Technicians, all receive ongoing specialized product training from all our OEM partners to keep us at the top of our game. Well trained and well-equipped personnel are available 24/365 to assist our clientele with all their needs.

Brad Lagemaat, Lessard Excavating

Everything and everyone with the Kamloops Branch that we dealt with was amazing! The machines are doing fantastic, everybody loves them!

Mike Sieg

“At Macro Industries we pride ourselves in using the best Equipment available, to execute all of our projects Safely and productively.

The Health, Safety and Well being of Great West employees, contractors, customers and the Environment is not only a top priority for Great West Equipment, it is our Culture!

Great West Equipment believes that all injuries and incidents are preventable, The Great West Team is continuously striving for ZERO:


GWE aims to take a progressive and proactive approach to HSE management, designing our HSE management system and business operations in a way that ensures we continuously surpass HSE requirements.

Community Involvement

As a Western Canadian owned and operated local business, Great West Equipment is committed to giving back to the communities that we live, work and play in. Our team is always looking for new and exciting opportunities to instill balance within our organization by offering support in all corners of our society. Some of the most recent initiatives that our team has been a part of range from ensuring school aged children have adequate food over the weekends, to volunteering at local soup kitchens. Our goal has always been to have as much reach as we can to make a positive impact in our communities.

Community Involvement

Great West Equipment is a privately owned heavy duty machine business consisting of twelve branches that operate throughout every region of British Columbia and the Yukon. We are the Volvo distributor for British Columbia and the Yukon, and our product line also includes Dressta crawlers, Metso crushing and screening equipment, Timberpro feller bunchers, Morbark grinders, Sennebogen material handlers, and Madill forestry products. The driving force behind our organization is the sincere commitment to our people, and their focus on exceeding customers’ expectations.

We are always looking for talented, dedicated employees who have a passion for customer service and the desire to succeed. Please visit our Current Openings page for vacancies, or send us your resume, cover letter and application here:

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  • Campbell River, BC
  • Cranbrook, BC
  • Fort St. John, BC
  • Kamloops, BC
  • Nanaimo, BC
  • Prince George, BC
  • Terrace, BC
  • Vancouver, BC
  • Vernon, BC
  • Williams Lake, BC
  • Whitehorse, YT
Campbell River, BC

Great West Equipment 2011-14th Ave, V9W 4J2

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Cranbrook, BC

Great West Equipment Cranbrook Branch 1032401 Cranbrook Street North Cranbrook, BC, V1C-3T3

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Fort St. John, BC

Great West Equipment 12623 Charlie Lake Frontage Road Fort St John, BC V1J 2B0

(250) 785-4237
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Kamloops, BC

Great West Equipment 1220 Chief Louis Way Kamloops, BC V2H 1J8

(250) 372-3484
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Nanaimo, BC

Great West Equipment 2115 South Wellington Road Nanaimo, BC V9X 1R5

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Prince George, BC

Great West Equipment 4759 Continental Way Prince George, BC V2N 5S5

(250) 612-0299
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Terrace, BC

Great West Equipment 3830 Sharples Road Terrace, BC V8G 5P8

(250) 635-0978
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Vancouver, BC

Great West Equipment 18995 - 94th Ave Surrey, BC V4N 4X5

(604) 882-9091
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Vernon, BC

Great West Equipment 123 L & A Cross Road Vernon , BC V1B-3S1

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Williams Lake, BC

Great West Equipment 4700 Collier Place Williams Lake, BC V2G 5E9

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Whitehorse, YT

Great West Equipment 10 Lindeman Road Whitehorse, YT Y1A 5Z6

(867) 456-8213
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