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Heavy-duty equipment mechanic (Heavy Duty Mechanic)

Fort McMurray (AB)


Hourly: min. $40 max. $45 for 50.0 hours per week

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Anticipated Start Date:

As soon as possible


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Terms of Employment:

Permanent   Full-Time

Number of positions:


Employment Conditions

On Call,Shift,Overtime,Weekend,Day,Night,Evening

Employer Details


Aecon Mining

Job requirements




Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training; Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training


Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification; 1st Period Apprentice; 2nd Period Apprentice; 3rd Period Apprentice; 4th Period Apprentice; Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement; Driver's License (Class 1 or A); Driver's License (Class 3 or D)



3 years to less than 5 years


Major Work Area

Repair; Overhaul; Maintenance; Service; Recondition


Type of Equipment Repair

Diesel powered automobiles; Heavy trucks; Buses; Heavy construction equipment; Diesel or diesel-electric mining machinery and equipment; Stationary engines; Cranes; Bulldozers; Graders; Dump trucks; Forklifts; Excavators


Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

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


Mechanical Repair Specialization

Mechanical transmissions; Drive trains and final drives; Hydraulic transmissions; Power take-offs; Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering; Vehicle brake systems; Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering; Highway vehicle tires and wheels; Off-road vehicle tires and wheels; Differentials


Powered Equipment Repair Specialization

Hydraulic-operated working attachments; Winche; Compressors; Pumps; Electric generators


Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)


Specific Skills

Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions; Determine extent of repair required; Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts; Test repaired equipment for proper performance; Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work; Service attachments and working tools; Verify and repair emission control systems


Additional Skills

Instruct apprentices; Order parts and maintain inventory; Keep maintenance reports and documentation


Security and Safety

Bondable; Driving record check (abstract); Driver's validity license check


Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding; Attention to detail


Work Site Environment



Transportation/Travel Information

Willing to travel; Willing to travel cross-border; Valid driver's licence


Work Location Information

Staff accommodation available; Willing to relocate


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Essential Skills

Document use; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Decision making; Job task planning and organizing; Computer use; Continuous learning


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