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Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic Posted on Apr 12, 2018 by CONNECT UTILITY SERVICES LTD

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $30.00 to $40.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 12, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

CONNECT UTILITY SERVICES LTD

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

  • Equipment operation
  • Automobile

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

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Confined Space Entry Training
  • Automotive Service Technician Red Seal Certificate
  • Welder Trade Certification

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

Drilling Equipment

Drilling machine

Equipment and Machinery Experience

  • Engines
  • Diesel engines
  • Crane

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

Repair

Additional Skills

  • Read and interpret blueprints/sketches/specifications
  • Maintain equipment
  • Maintain equipment and instruments
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Welding experience
  • Verify equipment's efficiency
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Area of Specialization

  • Welding
  • Mobile equipment
  • Engine repair
  • Auto repair
  • Forklift
  • Fuel and emission system
  • Hydraulic system

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

Construction

Type of Heavy Equipment Operated

Backhoe excavator, loader

Specific Skills

  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Requisition or order materials, equipment and supplies
  • Repair and maintain equipment
  • Repair machine tools and parts
  • Repair or replace defective machinery parts
  • Repair or replace defective or worn parts and components
  • Repair or replace faulty equipment and apparatus
  • Operate various equipment and machinery
  • Operate forklift
  • Install replacement mufflers, exhaust pipes, shock absorbers or radiators
  • 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

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

  • Confined spaces
  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Willing to travel
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • 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

  • In shop
  • Various locations

Type of Trucking and Equipment

Hydrovac

Parts Specialization

Construction machinery

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

Economic Specialization

Labour

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized
  • Punctuality

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:

info@connectltd.ca

Advertised Until

May 12, 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
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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