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Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Nisku, AB

Shop Foreman

Nisku, AB

Shop Foreman

Prince George, BC

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (Off Road)

Prince George, BC

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Chilliwack, BC

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Red Deer, AB

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Grande Prairie, AB


Journeyman Heavy Duty 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


Shop Foreman

Location: Nisku

Department: Service Wage: 51.31/hr.

Position Reports To: General Service Manager

Position Profile:

Shop Foreman is 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

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

Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (Off Road)

Job Summary

Title: Heavy Duty Mechanic Reports to: Branch Manager

Location: Prince George

Summary

The Heavy Duty 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 and site safety policies, regulations and compliance
  • 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
  • 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 50lbs
  • 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
  • May be exposed to construction sites

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 Duty 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

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