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Agricultural Equipment Technician Posted on Nov 07, 2017 by Webb's Machinery (Vermilion) Ltd.

  • Location Vermilion, AB
  • Earnings $22.00 to $35.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jan 03, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Webb's Machinery (Vermilion) Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma or equivalent experience

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

  • 1st Period Apprentice
  • 2nd Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice

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

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Welding experience
  • Attach components and adjust new farm equipment

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 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
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Cable-operated working attachments

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

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

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • In shop

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
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Personal Suitability

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

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:

pam.cannan@webbs.ca

By Mail

4704 44 Street
Vermilion, Alberta T9X1Z6

Advertised Until

Jan 03, 2018

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Agricultural Equipment Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
NOC code: 7312
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 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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