Careers

Current career opportunities with Union Tractor Ltd.

Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Nisku, AB

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Red Deer, AB

Shop Foreman

Prince George, BC

Parts Technician

Prince George, BC

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Chilliwack, BC

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Grande Prairie, AB

Territory Manager

Grande Prairie, AB

Parts Technician

Location: Prince George

Position Outline:

Parts Technician is a key role within the Union Tractor Organization. This position is for a customer focused individual striving to improve service levels and increase customer confidence.

  • Excellent Product knowledge with a focus on continued improvement
  • Team player and mentor with a positive, proactive attitude
  • Understanding and adherence to UTL system and procedures, including credit policies, warranties, sales & returns, core returns, purchasing and quoting
  • Respond to every request with a sense of urgency – report status efficiently
  • Source parts via OEM schematics – review requests for complete information – determine ETA requirements and source accordingly
  • Maintain purchase orders, back orders, inter warehouse transfers and open orders to completion in a timely manner
  • Able to receive incoming shipments, prepare outgoing shipments, maintain all records for and follow through with discrepancies
  • Create and maintain vendor reference material – database, websites, catalogues
  • Run monthly stock status reports and alert management with concerns
  • Record and analyze the movement of parts – suggest stocking items based on sales and local market
  • Proactively seek sales in slow times – cold call, up-sell
  • Ensure customer fleet information is recorded and updated
  • Increase sales by targeting customer requirements based on fleet and season
  • Maintain clean and professional appearance in parts and warehouse area
  • Lead by example regarding corporate initiatives
  • Adhere to and enforce all health & safety policies and procedures
  • Provide high level of customer satisfaction – both internally and externally
  • Stock and maintain showroom
  • Possible snow removal and clean up as required
  • Stock put away
  • Product Sourcing as required
  • Purchasing as required
  • Associated paperwork and filing for all of the above duties
  • Any other duties as required by the Parts Manager

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Experience in Parts Sales- preferably in Heavy Equipment or Heavy Equipment Parts
  • Journeyman Parts ticket is preferred.
  • Sound set of computer skills including Microsoft office suite
  • Able to lift up to 50 lbs. repetitively
  • A customer driven positive attitude is a must!
  • Must be willing to stay late to complete priority tasks
  • Must be willing to be on call rotation
  • Must be capable of complex math calculations such as margin, markup, freight and exchange

Job Type: Full-time

Heavy Duty Mechanic/Technician

Union Tractor Ltd. (formerly Pollard Equipment) – Chilliwack B.C.

Union Tractor specializes in repairing a wide range of construction equipment throughout Alberta and British Columbia and are currently looking to add a Heavy-Duty Mechanic to their Chilliwack Location

Abilities Required:

– Willing to learn and take direction.
– Must be able to communicate well with others.
– Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence.
– Must be able to work under pressure in some situations.
– Must be able to meet safety requirements and follow applicable safety polices.

– Able to pass a drug test
– Work overtime if required.

Education and Experience:

  • Licensed Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (off Road)
  • Off road experience required
  • Experienced Field Mechanic
  • Comfortable with working on Caterpillar, Volvo and Komatsu

Join a well-established company that offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, which includes a pension plan.

No shift work, home most nights and opportunities for advancement.

Job Type: Full-time


Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Red Deer has currently moved into their new state of the art location offering mechanics a great working environment.

Union Tractor specializes in repairing a wide range of construction equipment throughout Alberta and British Columbia and are currently looking to add a Heavy Duty Mechanic to their Red Deer Location

Abilities Required:

– Willing to learn and take direction. – Must be able to communicate well with others. – Must have a valid class 5 driver’s licence. – Must be able to work under pressure in some situations. – Must be able to meet safety requirements and follow applicable safety polices.

– Able to pass a drug test – Work overtime if required.

Education and Experience:

Licensed Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (off Road)

Experienced Field Mechanic would be an asset

Comfortable with working on Caterpillar, John Deere and Komatsu

Join a well-established company that offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, which includes a pension plan.

Monday to Friday, the occasional Saturday and opportunities for advancement.

Job Type: Full-time


Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location: Nisku AB

Summary

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is required to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy trucks, earth moving, and related construction equipment including road graders, articulated haul trucks, excavators, pipe layers, and dozers.. Work assignments will be received in the form of oral or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs.

Core Competencies:

  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Trouble Shooting and Diagnostics
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Providing Consultation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Energy & Stress
  • Team Work

Job Duties:

  • Inspect, repair and adjust Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu and other heavy off-road equipment.
  • Perform incidental welding operations on equipment
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Diagnose defects in heavy duty equipment
  • Perform mechanical repairs on equipment in the shop and road calls when required
  • Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Accurate completion of work orders and time cards
  • Repair cooling, and lubrication systems
  • Install and align engines and machinery
  • Repair mechanical transmissions, drive-trains and final drives
  • Repair cable-operated working attachments, winches, compressors, pumps, electric generators, etc.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Other mechanical repair work as required

Requirements:

  • Completion of off road Journeyman Program (third year)
  • Willing to work overtime.
  • Appropriate credentials and certifications
  • 3 years’ experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Computer literate

Work Conditions:

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

Job Type: Full-time


Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Location: Grande Prairie, AB

Position Outline:

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is required to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy trucks, earth moving, and related construction equipment including road graders, articulated haul trucks, excavators, pipe layers, and dozers.. Work assignments will be received in the form of oral or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs.

Core Competencies

  • Quality Orientation
  • Time Management
  • Creative and Innovative Thinking
  • Trouble Shooting and Diagnostics
  • Problem Solving
  • Accountability and Dependability
  • Providing Consultation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Energy & Stress
  • Team Work

Job Duties:

  • Inspect, repair and adjust Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu and other heavy off-road equipment.
  • Perform incidental welding operations on equipment
  • Adhere to workplace safety policies, regulations and compliances
  • Communicate any unsafe conditions or accidents/injuries in a timely manner to the supervisor in order to facilitate prompt correction or reporting
  • Demonstrate continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service
  • Diagnose defects in heavy duty equipment
  • Perform mechanical repairs on equipment in the shop and road calls when required
  • Electrical and hydraulic troubleshooting and diagnostics
  • Accurate completion of work orders and time cards
  • Repair cooling, and lubrication systems
  • Install and align engines and machinery
  • Repair mechanical transmissions, drive-trains and final drives
  • Repair cable-operated working attachments, winches, compressors, pumps, electric generators, etc.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Instruct apprentices
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Other mechanical repair work as required

Requirements:

  • Completion of off road Journeyman Program (third year)
  • Willing to work overtime.
  • Appropriate credentials and certifications
  • 3 years’ experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • Possess a valid drivers license
  • Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics
  • Ability to work independently in a busy environment
  • Experience with routine maintenance operations
  • Highly flexible, with solid interpersonal skills that allow one to work effectively in a diverse working environment
  • Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Able to work well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally at all times
  • Computer literate

Work Conditions:

  • Physical ability to lift up to 50lb
  • Travel to off-site locations may be required
  • Safety equipment will be required, e.g. steel-toed safety boots, safety glasses/goggles, etc.
  • Overtime as required
  • Hazards associated with the trade
  • Work both indoors and outdoors

Job Type: Full-time

Territory Manager

Position summary:

  • Promote and sell heavy equipment parts, undercarriage, shop services and a range of heavy equipment related sundries.
  • Meet with equipment owners and operators to provide value solutions for their business.
  • Provide point of contact for Owners and operators.
  • Overnight travel may be required in some territories.
  • Participate in related association, tradeshow and customer events

The successful candidate will possess:

  • Willingness to cold call
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Should have strong time management and organizational skills
  • Professional attitude and the ability to work in a team environment
  • Candidate must have the ability to generate sales via existing and targeted accounts and grow market share in the designated territory
  • Willingness to do weekly call reports and call planners.
  • A solid set of computer skills
  • Able to analyze sales reports and incorporate into planning and directives.

Additional qualifications desired:

  • High energy individual
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in sales is preferred
  • Solid set of computer skills with MS office.
  • Knowledge of heavy equipment industry and Markets
  • Product Support experience required
  • Candidate should be comfortable selling in both blue collar and white collar environments
  • Professional Visitors need not apply.

Job Type: Full-time

Shop Foreman

LOCATION: Prince George

DEPARTMENT: Service Wage: 51.31/hr.

POSITION REPORTS TO: Branch Manager, Prince George

POSITION PROFILE:

Shop Foreman is be a key leadership position in the Service Department responsible for:

  • Responsible for profitable and effective management assigned shop segments.
  • Manage a team of technicians, apprentices in all aspects of productivity including quoting, diagnostics and invoicing
  • Liaise with Customer, Sales and internal teams as required on service issues and opportunities
  • Assist in all technical aspects including diagnostics and parts support where required
  • Manage warranty and rework to assigned targets
  • Manage technicians to a timely and productive service schedule (Labour Utilization)
  • Act as an ambassador for Health and Safety including corporate initiative such as CORE
  • Comply with all safety requirements such as tool box meetings, safety meetings and hazard analyses
  • Manage administrative requirements such as cost coding and time and materials allocations, job stories etc.
  • Perform required HR responsibilities such as interviewing, hiring disciplining and terminations.
  • Mentor and train mechanics and apprentices.
  • Ensure Job Stories are complete for every work order
  • Some hands on mechanical work may be required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Journeyman Mechanic
  • Strong Computer skills- Excel, Outlook
  • Proficient with SIS, Prosis and other OEM software packages
  • Minimum 5 years Caterpillar experience
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience
  • Experience with Volvo, Komatsu and Deere an asset.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $51.31 /hour

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