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Material Handling Equipment Mechanic

Employer

Mainline Equipment

Date Posted

May 29, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $45.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jun 28, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Mainline Equipment

Languages

English

Education

  • Registered Apprenticeship certificate
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Machinery installation
  • Maintenance
  • Service
  • Repair
  • Overhaul
  • On-site customer service
  • Troubleshooting/diagnostic

Tasks

  • Assemble mechanical equipment
  • Assemble stationary industrial machinery
  • Detect and troubleshoot irregularities and malfunctions
  • Read blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine work requirements
  • Repair or replace defective machinery parts
  • Perform routine maintenance work on machinery
  • Installing machinery and equipment
  • Operate hoisting and lifting equipment
  • Advise customers on work performed and condition of equipment
  • Commission systems and components
  • Test and adjust repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Read and interpret blueprints, maps, drawings and specifications
  • Perform scheduled maintenance and service
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required

Apprenticeship training

  • Level two apprenticeship training
  • Level three apprenticeship training
  • Level four apprenticeship training
  • Level five apprenticeship training

Type of heavy equipment operated

Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Instrument experience

Hydraulic

Equipment and machinery experience

  • Electrical and electronic controls
  • Hydraulic system
  • Industrial and stationary engine
  • Power tools
  • Forklift
  • Hand tools

Area of specialization

  • Rigging and handling
  • Troubleshooting
  • Bearing, seals and packing
  • Wiring
  • Welding

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Work under pressure
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Manual dexterity
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Ability to distinguish between colours
  • Sitting
  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking

Weight handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)
  • Parking available

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Material Handling Equipment Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics (Except Textile)
OBJECTIVE

Interest in setting up and assembling machinery and equipment before installation using hand and power tools and welding equipment

INNOVATIVE

Interest in analyzing information to inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions, to adjust machinery and to repair and replace defective parts; and in installing, trouble-shooting and maintaining power transmission, vacuum, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, and programmable logic controls

METHODICAL

Interest in speaking with other workers to direct them in constructing foundations for machinery; and in cleaning, lubricating and performing other routine maintenance work on machinery

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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