Are you a methodical thinker who enjoys finding solutions, makes safety a priority and is excited about performing complete overhauls on heavy equipment? Are you eager to work for a company who is known for its culture, employee satisfaction and growth opportunities? If this sounds like you then SMS Equipment may have just the position you have been looking for! SMS Equipment is looking for a knowledgeable Heavy Equipment Technician with Journeyperson Certification to join our highly skilled team at our Fort St. John branch.
Reporting to the Department Manager, the Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) is responsible for providing repairs, overhauls and new builds in construction and mining related equipment. This position will employ logic and deductive reasoning in diagnosing and troubleshooting.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Performing assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls on heavy equipment.
Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized or other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required.
Make recommendations regarding extent of repairs and suggest methods of improvement.
Think logically and keep up with changes in technology.
Interpret work order and technical manuals.
Complete job specific reports and paperwork as needed.
Have a strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety.
Motivated and able to work in a challenging environment with minimal supervision.
Work remotely in adverse weather conditions. Job tasks may be physically demanding lifting up to 50 lbs. Confined Space work is required.
The successful candidate will possess a Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician certification. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Other requirements include:
Strong commitment to safety
Experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment
Strong written and verbal communication
Some positions may require the ability to travel and meet customer site requirements
Experience with Komatsu equipment is considered an asset
Interprovincial Red Seal is considered an asset
At SMS Equipment, safety is our number one priority. Our successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks.
SMS Equipment offers rewarding careers in the heavy equipment industry across Canada. As the largest Komatsu dealer in North America, SMS Equipment gives you the opportunity to represent world-class quality in our product offerings and customer service. A few of the many benefits of working with SMS Equipment include: competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits plan, and RRSP matching.
Applications will be received until May 25, 2022
To apply for this position or to see other Career Opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.smsequipment.com/en-ca/careers/. Please search reference number HEAVY004124.