Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

Acheson AB
Posted On Mar 1 2020 Mar 31 2020
Position Scope The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955. Location - Acheson shop. Day and Night Shift 8days on, 4 days off, 4 night shifts, 5 days off 10 hour days Starting Rate: $41.21/hr Responsibilities: -Preventative Maintenance and servicing of all equipment -Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions -Trouble shooting systems– example hydraulic, electrical & mechanical of all equipment and determine ---faults and extent of repair -Major overhauls on equipment as required -Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications -Component rebuilds -Mobilization of equipment for different applications -Develop work scopes and schedules for equipment to be repaired -Order parts for the servicing, and rebuild of equipment as required -Assist Foreman in day to day operations -Fill in when foreman is away if designated lead -Complete reports and fill out work orders when required -Teach and evaluate apprentices and HD Mechanics -Follow NACG codes of practice and safety procedures -Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction Qualifications: -Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician -Strong verbal and written communications skills -A creative approach to problem solving; adaptability and flexibility -Have a concern for safety and awareness of safe working procedures -Ability to work alone or as a member of a team with other tradespersons -Demonstrated commitment to safety -5 years on the job experience to complement Apprenticeship training program -Completion of secondary school -Completion of Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprenticeship -First Aid -Heavy Construction and or Mining equipment experience required

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