Vertex is currently accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Technician at our Grande Prairie, AB location. The Technician is responsible with all repairs and maintenance of equipment;
working on trucks, trailers and other hauling equipment.
We have a great team and offer high potential to earn big money. Other benefits of working with Vertex include :
Competitive hourly rate pay structure
Extended Health Benefits
Vision Care and Glasses Coverage
A safe working environment
Completion of Heavy Equipment Technician Trade Certification, Preferably Journeyman Mechanic or Red Seal Certification
Minimum 3 years’ experience within the transportation industry (apprentice journeyman welcome)
Experience in engine repairs, hydraulic repairs and diagnostics
Valid class 1 driver’s license and clean drivers’ abstract
Demonstrate a commitment to environmental compliance and safe work practices
Ability to perform duties in a safe and efficient manner
Ability to work independently while managing time and productivity
Must be in good health and physical condition to perform duties assigned
Successful candidates will demonstrate integrity and reliability
Must hold current and up to date CSO and First-aid safety training certificate
Troubleshooting damaged industrial vehicles by inspecting hoses, fuel lines, fuel injector failure, coolant related issues, wiring and light problems, air leaks, clutch and transmission repairs, wheels, brake and steering components etc.
Completing repairs or refurbishing damaged components of a vehicle such as engines, transmissions and clutch replacements, alternators, steering components, air leaks / fittings, and brake shoes etc.
Operating hand power tools such as impact wrenches, torque wrenches, and drills.
Lifting and carrying hydraulic pumps, vehicle seats, hosing, brake pots, and links of chain.
Completing live troubleshooting on damaged vehicles by operating them in order to identify the root cause of a malfunction.
Perform other tasks as directed by Supervisor
This position will be based out of Grande Prairie, AB
At Vertex, we value teamwork through collaboration and provide support across the entire organization. If you think you have what it takes to play for the Vertex team.