Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic
Date PostedJuly 12, 2022
Location Wainwright, AB
Earnings $32.00 to $46.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1  Vacancy
Closing Date Aug 20, 2022
Other trades certificate or diploma
Work Site Environment
- Various locations
- In shop
- On-site customer service
- Instruct apprentices
- Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
- Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
- Order parts and maintain inventory
- Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
- Keep maintenance reports and documentation
- Welding experience
- 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
- Perform repair work on heavy trucks
- Service attachments and working tools
- Verify and repair emission control systems
- Level two apprenticeship training
- Level three apprenticeship training
- Level four apprenticeship training
Diesel Engine Repair Specialization
- Fuel injection system
- Exhaust system
- Cooling system
- Air conditioning system
- Lubrication system
- Engine control system
- Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
- Installation and alignment of engines and machinery
Powered Equipment Repair Specialization
- Cable-operated working attachments
- Hydraulic-operated working attachments
- Telescopic ladder
- Electric generators
- Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
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
- Highway vehicle tires and wheels
- Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
- Brake system
Security and Safety
- Criminal record check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Vehicle supplied by employer
- Willing to travel
- Willing to travel regularly
- Valid driver's licence
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Physically demanding
- Attention to detail
- Bending, crouching, kneeling
- Hand-eye co-ordination
- Handling heavy loads
- Manual dexterity
- Overtime required
- Sound discrimination
- Standing for extended periods
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Client focus
- Excellent oral communication
- Team player
3 years to less than 5 years
On the road job
- Are you available for shift or on-call work?
- Are you available for the advertised start date?
- Are you currently a student?
- Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
- Are you willing to relocate for this position?
- Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
- Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
- Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
- Do you have the necessary equipment for remote work (i.e. internet, home office, etc.)?
- What is the highest level of study you have completed?
- What is your current field of study?
- What is your current level of study?
- Dental plan
- Disability benefits
- Health care plan
- Paramedical services coverage
- Vision care benefits
- Gasoline paid
Long term benefits
- Deferred profit-sharing plan (DPSP)
- Group insurance benefits
- Life insurance
- Long-term care insurance
- Maternity and parental benefits
- Other benefits
- Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)
- Free parking available
- Learning/training paid by employer
- Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
- Team building opportunities
- Travel insurance
- Wellness program
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Interest in precision working with hand and power tools to adjust equipment and repair and replace defective parts, components and systems
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
Interest in analyzing to diagnose faults and malfunctions, using computerized and other testing equipment, to determine extent of repair required
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