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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Employer

Heavy Metal Employees Corporation

Date Posted

January 11, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Fort MacKay, AB
  • Earnings $51.78 to $54.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 2184 hours per year
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 50  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 10, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Heavy Metal Employees Corporation

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Various locations
  • Willing to relocate
  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • 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
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

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
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Telescopic ladder
  • Electric generators
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

Valid driver's licence

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

Weight handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Health benefits

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

Financial benefits

Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Transportation provided by employer
  • Parking available
  • Travel insurance

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic 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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Abilities

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Physical Abilities

Motor Coordination

Finger Dexterity

Manual Dexterity

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