Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Location: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 10-31-2017
JOURNEYMAN HEAVY DUTY MECHANIC

E Construction Ltd . is one of Western Canada’s largest paving contractors, with over 500 employees helping us provide our products and services throughout Alberta and the Northwest Territories. Our equipment fleet and shops are among the most modern in our business. We take pride in our employees and place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.
 
We are currently looking for a permanent, full-time Heavy Duty Mechanic to work out of our Fort McMurray location.

Summary
Reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for diagnosing, maintaining, and repairing mechanical and electrical issues on a wide variety of road construction equipment, while reducing equipment down time and minimizing repair costs.
 
Key Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic include, but are not limited to: 
  • Inspect, repair and adjust gasoline and diesel powered units.
  • Perform maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment, including but not limited to pavers, loaders, skid steers, graders, excavators, dozers, backhoes and trucks
  • Diagnose, service and repair various systems found on pieces of heavy equipment, such as mechanical and computer electronic controls, air brake systems, transmissions, high voltage generators, propane powered equipment and pneumatic systems.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks and adjustments to fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires and clutches.
  • Diagnose problems, disassemble units, repair or replace parts and re assemble units
  • Maintain service logs and records of maintenance on vehicles and motorized equipment.
  • Keep tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Must examine situations in light of the principles of the Code of Ethics.
  • Other mechanic and shop duties as required.
 
Requirements/Experience
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred
  • Accredited Journeyman Heavy Equipment Mechanic.
  • Class 5 Drivers License
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol testing requirements
  • Work is performed in town
  • Overtime as required.
 
WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU? We are pleased to offer the successful candidate an attractive wage, a comprehensive benefits package including pension plan, educational assistance, as well as excellent opportunities for professional growth.
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