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Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Posted on Nov 28, 2017 by Freightliner of Red Deer Inc

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $36.45 to $40.50 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 12, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Freightliner of Red Deer Inc

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

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

  • 4th Period Apprentice
  • 3rd Period Apprentice
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Air conditioning system
  • Fuel injection system
  • Engine control system
  • Lubrication system
  • Cooling system
  • Exhaust system

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Instruct apprentices
  • 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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Transportation/Travel Information

Own transportation

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

In shop

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Power take-offs
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • 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 Mail

8046 Edgar Industrial Cres
Red Deer, Alberta T4P3R3

Advertised Until

Dec 12, 2017

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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
NOC code: 7312
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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