Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic Apprentice Posted on Jan 17, 2018 by Foothills Landscaping (2000) Ltd.
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $21.50 to $25.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 1 Vacancy
Closing Date Mar 14, 2018
Foothills Landscaping (2000) Ltd.
Other trades certificate or diploma
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- 2nd Period Apprentice
- Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
- Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
- Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
Diesel Engine Repair Specialization
- Fuel injection system
- Lubrication system
- Cooling system
- Exhaust system
2 years to less than 3 years
- Keep maintenance reports and documentation
- Welding experience
- Perform repair work on heavy trucks
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
- Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
- Service attachments and working tools
- Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
- Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
Powered Equipment Repair Specialization
Hydraulic-operated working attachments
Security and Safety
- Driver's validity licence check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Drug test
Work Site Environment
- 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
- Overtime required
Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization
- Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
- Power take-offs
- Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
- Mechanical transmissions
- Hydraulic transmissions
- Highway vehicle tires and wheels
- Brake system
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
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.
Mar 14, 2018
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Interest in precision working with hand and power tools to adjust equipment and repair and replace defective parts, components and systems
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
Interest in analyzing to diagnose faults and malfunctions, using computerized and other testing equipment, to determine extent of repair required
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