Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic
Randstad Canada
Grand Prairies, Alberta, CA
6d ago

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.

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 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
  • 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
  • Advantages

  • 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
  • Qualifications

  • 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
  • Computer literate
  • Randstad Canada

    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.

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