POSITION SUMMARY:

The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician will be responsible for ensuring that all company equipment (tracked heavy equipment, light and heavy trucks, excavators, loaders, man lifts, forklifts etc.) are maintained in good working condition by inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and servicing the fleet in the field as required. Working from the manufacturers’ specifications, they will identify and repair problems in structural, mechanical, or hydraulic systems.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs daily safety and maintenance checks;
  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals;
  • Keep equipment cleaned, lubricated and maintained;
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions;
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems;
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that the work done meets manufacturers’ specifications and legislated regulations;
  • Input service reports;
  • Maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment may include:

o   Internal combustion engines and components, both stationary and mobile

o   Heavy Duty tracked equipment

o   Ground engaging equipment and components

o   Aerial Devices – Man lifts, Cranes, Digger Derricks

o   Earthmoving equipment

o   Off-highway motor vehicles and trucks

o   Towed off-highway vehicles and trailers

  • Consult with supervisor, fleet maintenance regarding all repairs and the extent of repairs necessary;
  • Responsible to ensure all work is completed in a safe manner;
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques;
  • Perform work in outdoor construction site settings as required;
  • Adhere to all Cormorant policies, procedures and safe work practices; and,
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy civil construction required;
  • Journey-Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic/Interprovincial Red Seal Certification (310S, 310T /421A);
  • Utility, Cummins, CAT, National Crane, experience preferred;
  • valid class DZ / 3 (or better) driver’s license with a clean drivers abstract an asset;
  • Experience interpreting electrical and hydraulic system schematics, as well as diagnosing and repairing electrical/hydraulic failures;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Strong troubleshooting skills;
  • Able to work independently or collaboratively with others as part of a team;
  • Able to manage competing priorities in order to meet deadlines;
  • Able to work calmly under pressure in a fast-paced environment; and,
  • Must work with a safety-minded approach, consistently meeting all safety requirements

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