Journeyman Off Road Mechanic (HET)

Location: Acheson AB Posted Date: August 15, 2019
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Employer Job Id: 2019-9438 Careermine Job Id: 1796436
Overview

North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we've proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We've also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers.

In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:
  • Significant Growth - As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.
  • Long Term Contracts - With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.
  • Commitment To Safety - With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.
  • Competitive Compensation - NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.
  • Attractive Benefits Package - With a substantial benefits package provided to all employees, NACG ensures that you are covered for life's many surprises.
  • GRRSP Matching - As you begin your new career, you can also start planning for the future thanks to NACG's GRRSP matching.

North American Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.

Become a member of the North American family today!

Position Scope

The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.

Location - Acheson shop.

7x7 rotationing Day and Night Shift

Starting Rate: $42.32/hr

Responsibilities

  • Complete repairs on CAT/Komatsu/Hitachi equipment of all sizes.
  • Work closely with peers in both maintenance and operations.
  • 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.
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications.
  • Mobilization of equipment for maintenance and repair.
  • Develop work scopes and schedules for equipment to be repaired.
  • Order parts for servicing, complete reports and fill out work orders.
  • Teach and evaluate apprentices and mentor Mechanics.
  • Follow NACG codes of practice and Safe Operating Procedures.
  • Predominantly shop work, but may include short periods outdoors from time to time.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications

  • A valid Alberta Journeyman Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Technician (Off Road).
  • Minimum 2 years' experience post Journeyman certification on large Haul Trucks/Dozers/Graders and Excavators.
  • Possess excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and abilities.
  • Capable of working with minimal supervision.
  • Exhibit professional work behaviours.
  • Committed to continuous learning.
  • Experience with Cat SIS is an asset.
  • Basic knowledge of computer applications.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction.


Summary

All successful candidates must:
  • Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
  • Have a valid Class 5 Driver's License
  • Have experience as requested in the job description above
  • Undergo and successfully pass the following pre-employment testing:
    • Breath Alcohol Test
    • Urine Drug Test
    • Fitness-to-Work Assessment
    • Audiometric Testing
    • Vision Screening
    • Criminal Record Check

    All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:
  • Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver's License
  • Copy of recent Driver's Abstract
  • VOID cheque/direct deposit form

  • To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.

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