Heavy Duty Mechanic - Field, Expanded Mining

Location: Edmonton Posted Date: June 13, 2019
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Employer Job Id: R-2019-1981 Careermine Job Id: 1780595
Company: Finning Canada

Posting End Date: Jul 04, 2019

Number of Opening: 1

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for the field maintenance, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhaul, repairs and assembly of a variety of Caterpillar draglines, rotary blast hole drills, electric rope shovels and hydraulic mining shovels based on different projects the team is involved in.

These positions will be supporting mines throughout the Western Canada region.


Major Job Functions:
  • Troubleshoot , maintain, repair all expanded mining equipment
  • Interface with customers and product sales and service representatives
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools
  • Assist the supervisor with various tasks
  • Perform routine maintenance work
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required

**Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current collective agreement**

Specific Skills and Knowledge:
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently; follows all company policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi task, detail oriented, positive attitude and a team player
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with a knowledge of parts and service
  • Problem solving, repair and troubleshoot equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to frequently bend, squat, climb, lift and push/pull 45 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to work outside in occasional incremental weather conditions required
  • Working at heights and confined spaces are occasionally required

Education and Experience:
  • Journeyperson Heavy Duty Technician Certification (Red Seal an asset)
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Heavy Duty Technician
  • Experience on mining mobile equipment considered an asset
  • Shovel assembly experience would be considered an asset
  • Understanding of the Caterpillar expanded mining product line will be considered an asset

  • Valid drivers license
  • Must submit a successful Driver Abstract contingent to being selected for position

We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.