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Job Details

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic Posted on Mar 12, 2018 by Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.

  • Location Medicine Hat, AB
  • Earnings $34.00 to $37.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Apr 11, 2018
Job Requirements


Volker Stevin Highways Ltd.




Registered Apprenticeship certificate or equivalent experience

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

  • 4th Period Apprentice
  • Driver's License (Class 3 or D)
  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate


2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Weight Handling

More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination

Work Location Information

In shop

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • 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.

Advertised Until

Apr 11, 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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