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heavy-duty equipment mechanic


Source: Job Bank

Location

Kanata, ON
K2K1X7

Salary

$28.00 to $38.00 hourly (to be negotiated)

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 to 45 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: 2 years to less than 3 years

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • In shop

Tasks

  • 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
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Welding experience
  • Attach components and adjust new farm equipment
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Truck and Coach Service Licence (310T)

Diesel engine repair specialization

  • Fuel injection system
  • Exhaust system
  • Cooling system
  • Air conditioning system
  • Lubrication system
  • Engine control system
  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Installation and alignment of engines and machinery

Powered equipment repair specialization

  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Electric generators
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Power take-offs
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Security and safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Overtime required
  • Sound discrimination
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Gloves

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Health care plan

Financial benefits

  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Other benefits

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