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Job Details

Mechanic, Heavy Equipment

Employer

N.L. SMITH & SONS CONSTRUCTION

Date Posted

May 02, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Nanton, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $40.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jun 01, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

N.L. SMITH & SONS CONSTRUCTION

Languages

English

Education

College/CEGEP

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

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

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Instruct apprentices
  • 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

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • In shop
  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

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

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Parking available

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

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.

By e-mail:

office@nlsmith.ca

Online:

http://NLSMITH.CA

By phone:

403-646-3175 Business Hours: 08:00 AM - 05:00 AM

In Person:

2804 - 19 AVE
NANTON, Alberta T0L1R0
Between 08:00 AM and 05:00 AM

By Mail:

BOX 267
Nanton, Alberta T0L1R0

Advertised Until

Jun 01, 2022

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 Mechanic, Heavy Equipment 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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