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Heavy Equipment Mechanic Posted on Feb 12, 2018 by Hi-way 9 Express Ltd.

  • Location Drumheller, AB
  • Earnings $37.23 to $37.89 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Feb 26, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Hi-way 9 Express Ltd.

Languages

English

Education

Other trades certificate or diploma

Major Work Area

  • Service
  • Maintenance

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

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Commercial Vehicle Inspection Certificate

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

Education

Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training

Experience

5 years or more

Area of Work Experience

Repair

Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks

Weight Handling

Up to 45 kg (100 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

Own Tools/Equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Safety glasses/goggles
  • Gloves

Work Site Environment

  • Noisy
  • Dusty

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

In shop

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Differentials

Personal Suitability

  • Flexibility
  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • 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

711 Elgin Close
Drumheller, Alberta T0J0Y0

In Person

711 Elgin Close
Drumheller, Alberta T0J0Y0

Advertised Until

Feb 26, 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 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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