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Forklift Mechanic Posted on Apr 09, 2018 by Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $35.00 to $45.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 23, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

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

  • 4th Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice
  • Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

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

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Pumps
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
  • Electric generators

Experience

5 years or more

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Weight Handling

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

Types of Systems

Compressors

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

  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Telescopic ladder

Security and Safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

In shop

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension 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:

kwilson@westmat.com

Advertised Until

Apr 23, 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.

Interest Codes
The Forklift Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Motorcycle and Other Related Mechanics
OBJECTIVE

Interest in precision working to test and adjust repaired systems for proper performance; may repair and rebuild hoisting mechanism and other mechanical systems on industrial trucks and forklifts

METHODICAL

Interest in analyzing information to perform scheduled maintenance service on equipment

innovative

Interest in speaking with supervisor to discuss work to be done and to review work orders

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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