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Job Details

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Employer

Waste Connections of Canada

Date Posted

May 18, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Rocky View, AB
  • Earnings $36.00 to $43.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 17, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Waste Connections of Canada

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Outdoors
  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • 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
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

Driver's License (Class 3 or D)

Area of specialization

  • Engine repair and overhaul
  • Diesel engines
  • Hydraulic system

Diesel engine repair specialization

Installation and alignment of engines and machinery

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Long term benefits

Other benefits

Other benefits

Free parking available


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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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