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Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician

Employer

656634 Alberta Ltd.

Date Posted

November 07, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location St. Paul, AB
  • Earnings $25.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 45 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 07, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

656634 Alberta Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Tasks

  • 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
  • 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 

  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • Truck and Coach Service Licence (310T)
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate

Diesel engine repair specialization

  • Fuel injection system
  • Exhaust system
  • Cooling system
  • Air conditioning system
  • Lubrication system
  • Engine control system

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Power take-offs
  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Security and safety

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Manual dexterity

Weight handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

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

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

5 years or more

Screening questions

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

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

Team building opportunities


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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 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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