Randstad is hiring for a Heavy Equipment Mechanic for a client in Grande Prairie! A successful candidate for this position will be 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.
Creative and Innovative Thinking
Trouble Shooting and Diagnostics
Accountability and Dependability
Ethics and Integrity
Planning and Organizing
Energy & Stress
Job Duties Include (but are not limited to) :
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 compliance
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
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
Great company to work for
Hourly position that includes the potential to make overtime
Full benefits package
Relocation package is available for candidates not located in area
Completion of off road Journeyman Program (third year)
Willing to work overtime.
Appropriate credentials and certifications
3 years’ experience as a Heavy Equipment Mechanic
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
Randstad Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of the diversity of Canada. As a result, we promote employment equity and encourage candidates, especially those who identify as a woman, an Aboriginal person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group, and any others who may contribute to the diversification of our workforce, to apply.
Randstad Canada is also committed to developing an inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.If contacted in relation to a job opportunity, you should advise your Randstad Representative or your local Randstad branch in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.
For all feedback on equity and accommodation needs, please contact your local Randstad Canada Branch.