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Off Road Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Employer

Barda Equipment

Date Posted

May 10, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $33.00 to $49.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 24, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

Barda Equipment

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

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
  • Attach components and adjust new farm equipment
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • Assist process and machine operators in mineral ore and metal processing
  • Perform other routine maintenance

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Agricultural Equipment Technician Red Seal Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate

Apprenticeship training

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

Specialization or experience

  • Green economy sector
  • Specialized environmental skills and knowledge

Diesel engine repair specialization

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

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

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

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

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

Screening questions

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

Experience

3 years to less than 5 years

Green job

Involves duties and responsibilities that lead to positive environmental outcomes

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Other benefits
  • Parking available
  • Wellness program

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Off Road Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic 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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