Journeyman/woman Heavy Equipment Technician

at Union Tractor Ltd.
Location Not Specified, Canada
Date Posted August 4, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Full Time



We're hiring for full time Heavy Equipment Technicians in 4 of our locations in Alberta and BC. If you can commute or relocate for the position, consider applying. Relocation assistance may be offered to the right candidate at our discretion.

We're hiring in these cities and we are offering the following:

Nisku, AB - $10,000 signing bonus + benefits + compensation
Red Deer, AB - $10,000 signing bonus + benefits + compensation
Grande Prairie, AB - $10,000 signing bonus + benefits + compensation
Prince George, BC - $10,000 signing bonus + benefits + compensation

The Heavy Equipment Technician 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

Preference will be given to Red Seal Journeyman Mechanic
Willing to work overtime.
Appropriate credentials and certifications
1 year experience as a Heavy Equipment Technician
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 Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $41.08-$48.98 per hour

Additional pay:
Overtime pay
Dental care
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Extended health care
Life insurance
On-site parking
Paid time off
Relocation assistance
RRSP match
Vision care
8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

mechanical: 1 year (preferred)

off road heavy equipment technician ticket (preferred)

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