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Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic Posted on Nov 30, 2017 by Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $38.00 to $42.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Dec 14, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Western Materials Handling & Equipment Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Registered Apprenticeship certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory

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
  • 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

Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Security and Safety

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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling

Work Location Information

  • On-site customer service
  • In shop

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Drive trains and final drives

Personal Suitability

  • 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.

By e-mail:

bevans@westmat.com

Advertised Until

Dec 14, 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 Equipment Field Mechanic 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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