Heavy-duty Equipment Mechanic - Don Mann Excavating Ltd

Date Posted: Nov 01, 2022

Job Detail


Overview

Languages

English

Education

  • Other trades certificate or diploma
  • or equivalent experience

Experience

5 years or more

Work site environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Dusty
  • Noisy

Work setting

  • In shop

Responsibilities

Tasks

  • Instruct apprentices
  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers specifications
  • Clean lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Service attachments and working tools

Experience and specialization

Diesel engine repair specialization

  • Fuel injection system
  • Exhaust system
  • Cooling system
  • Air conditioning system
  • Lubrication system
  • Engine control system
  • Major internal engine repairs or overhaul
  • Installation and alignment of engines and machinery

Powered equipment repair specialization

  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Compressors
  • Pumps
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts

Mechanical maintenance and repair specialization

  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Drive trains and final drives
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Power take-offs
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Differentials
  • Brake system

Additional information

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Driving record check (abstract)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Physically demanding
  • Attention to detail
  • Bending crouching kneeling
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Handling heavy loads
  • Manual dexterity
  • Standing for extended periods

Weight handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)

Own tools/equipment

  • Tools
  • Steel-toed safety boots

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Dependability
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Benefits

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Bonus

Long term benefits

  • Deferred Profit Sharing Plan (DPSP)
  • Life insurance
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Travel insurance