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Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician

Employer

Valard Construction LP

Date Posted

November 23, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
    Thunder Bay, ON
  • Earnings $25.00 to $50.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 to 80 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Full Time
  • Vacancies 15  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 23, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Valard Construction LP

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Work site environment

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

Work setting

  • Staff accommodation provided
  • Room and board provided
  • Various locations
  • In shop

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
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • 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
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course

Powered equipment repair specialization

  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Pumps
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Brake system

Transportation/travel information

  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel for extended periods
  • 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
  • Overtime required
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Dependability
  • Flexibility

Screening questions

Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

Experience an asset

Financial benefits

As per collective agreement

Other benefits

Transportation provided by employer


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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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