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heavy equipment mechanic


Source: Job Bank

Location

Lowbanks, ON
N0A1K0

Salary

$35.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 40 to 50 hours per week
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
  • Experience: Experience an asset

Work setting

  • In shop

Level of expertise

  • Maintenance and repair

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
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • Perform other routine maintenance
  • Perform routine maintenance work

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
  • Air Brake (Z) Endorsement
  • 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

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

  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you available for the advertised start date?
  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Long term benefits

  • Long-term care insurance

Other benefits

  • Parking available

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