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Job Details

Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician

Employer

Chinook Equipment

Date Posted

November 19, 2021

Languages

English
  • Location Leduc, AB
  • Earnings $40.00 to $44.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 19, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Chinook Equipment

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • 4th Period Apprentice
  • Agricultural Equipment Technician Red Seal Certificate

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Installation and alignment of engines and machinery
  • Air conditioning system
  • Fuel injection system
  • Engine control system
  • Lubrication system
  • Cooling system
  • Exhaust system

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Welding experience
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Attach components and adjust new farm equipment

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Specific Skills

  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • 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
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications

Powered Equipment Repair Specialization

  • Pumps
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Electric generators
  • Compressors
  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Telescopic ladder

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • 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

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required

Work Location Information

  • In shop
  • Various locations

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Power take-offs
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Personal Suitability

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

Workplace information

On the road job


How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 19, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes & Abilities
The Heavy-Duty 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 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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