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Agricultural Equipment Technician

Employer

Foster's Agri-world LP

Date Posted

November 14, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Fairview, AB
  • Earnings $43.00 to $47.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 14, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Foster's Agri-world LP

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

Agricultural machinery

Tasks

  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Attach components and adjust new farm equipment
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • Add or replace hydraulic and transmission fluids
  • Perform preventive maintenance
  • Perform routine maintenance
  • Operate various vehicles and equipment

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Power take-offs
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Brake system

Security and safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Driver's validity licence check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Agricultural Equipment Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working with hand and power tools to adjust equipment and repair and replace defective parts, components and systems

METHODICAL

Interest in cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work, and in servicing attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches and side booms

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing to diagnose faults and malfunctions, using computerized and other testing equipment, to determine extent of repair required

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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