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Job Details

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic Posted on Feb 16, 2018 by NWR Maintenance & Construction Inc.

  • Location Conklin, AB
  • Earnings $50.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 72 hours bi-weekly
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 01, 2018
Job Requirements


NWR Maintenance & Construction Inc.




Registered Apprenticeship certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Automotive Service Licence (310S)
  • Truck and Coach Service Licence (310T)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement

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


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)

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
  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Telescopic ladder

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Drug test
  • Basic security clearance

Own Tools/Equipment

Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Non-smoking

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Room and board provided

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
  • 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:

Advertised Until

Apr 01, 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 Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics

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

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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