3rd Year Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic

Location: Acheson, AB Posted Date: March 8, 2018
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Employer Job Id: Careermine Job Id: 1439959


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


Rate: $32.71/hr - $36.80/hr


  • 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


  • Working towards Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Successful candidates will have completed first & second year of Apprenticeship
  • 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
  • First Aid
  • Heavy Construction and or Mining equipment experience required



Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.

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