Heavy Duty Mechanic Subcontractor (Fort Hills)
North American Construction Group
Fort McMurray, AB
2d ago

Position Scope

NACG is seeking an experienced Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (Off Road) with Service Truck (Partial Direct Service Provider) to join our dynamic and industry leading organization.

Upon hire, you will be eligible for a $2500 Attraction Bonus* and our long-term service awards which are made in yearly payments.

The sooner you start the more you earn!!

Looking to build your career? You can earn up to $52.98 per hour (includes base rate, pension, training, vacation and general holiday pay, tool allowance and health and wellness benefits, dental and disability).

Successful candidates will also receive $2,000 / month Living Out Allowance and $225.00 per year of Boot Allowance . Truck rate is $40.

00 (flat rate) or Full Direct Service Provider flat rate is $110

Schedule : 14x7

Accommodations : Camp

Transportation : Client provided flights to / from Edmonton or Calgary

The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.

NACG also offers an Employee Referral Program* , an employee may be eligible to receive a referral bonus if he / she refers an eligible candidate for a posted Heavy Equipment Technician (HET), Tireman or Serviceman position in the Acheson Shop and / or Fort McMurray area with NACG.

Each successful referral will result in a payment of $2,500 .

  • Note the above is only applicable to HET's hired as a Partial Direct Service Provider, not if you are hired as a Direct Service Provider.*
  • Responsibilities

  • Complete repairs on CAT / Komatsu / Hitachi equipment of all sizes.
  • Work closely with peers in both maintenance and operations.
  • Solve problems from troubleshooting to diagnosis to repair.
  • Trouble shooting systems example : hydraulic, electrical & mechanical of all equipment and determine faults and extent of repair.
  • Mobilization of equipment for maintenance and repair.
  • Develop work scopes and schedules for equipment to be repaired.
  • Order parts for servicing, complete reports and fill out work orders.
  • Teach and evaluate apprentices and mentor Mechanics.
  • Follow NACG codes of practice and Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Qualifications

  • A valid Alberta Journeyman Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic / Technician (Off Road).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience post Journeyman certification on large Haul Trucks / Dozers / Graders and Excavators.
  • Possess excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and abilities.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibit professional work behaviours.
  • Experience with Cat SIS is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction.
  • Truck Requirements :

  • Current CVIP and Picker Inspection.
  • Oxygen / acetylene cabinets that meet OH&S requirements.
  • Full complement of tools for repairing Off Road Equipment.
  • $5 million liability insurance
  • Summary

    All successful candidates must :

  • Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
  • Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Have experience as requested as mentioned above
  • Subject to Random Testing at : Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites
  • Undergo and successfully pass the following testing :
  • Breath Alcohol Test
  • Urine Drug Test
  • Fitness-to-Work Assessment
  • Audiometric Testing
  • Vision Screening
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Shift, site, and start times are subject to change.

    All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date :

  • CSO or BSO Certification
  • CSTS Certification and OSSA Regional only required if candidate does not have the above certification
  • Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License
  • Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract
  • VOID cheque / direct deposit form
  • Once dispatched the following processes will occur :

  • Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing
  • An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out
  • After all results are received by NACG candidates will be contacted by Site Admin to schedule orientation and confirm your start date and other site specific details.
  • Please note the entire On-boarding process can take anywhere from 3-8 business days.


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