If you are a certified Journeyperson, Heavy Equipment Technician who would like to continue to grow your career in an essential and dynamic industry, working on leading edge equipment, then SMS Equipment has a fantastic opportunity for you! We are looking for individuals who are safety conscious, have a love of solving problems, finding unique solutions for customers, and are proud to work in the heavy equipment industry.
At our Fort McMurray Branch, we offer a base wage of $63.70. We value work-life balance with set shifts of 7x7 or 14x14, rotating days and nights. We offer many benefits including medical and dental, PPE and tool allowance, shift premiums and travel allowance. We offer an optional housing assistance for employees that are not local.
At SMS Equipment, our Heavy Equipment Technicians responsibilities include:
Using computerized and other specialized testing equipment to diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine the extent of repair required.
Make recommendations regarding extent of repairs and suggest methods of improvement to leaders and customers
Performing assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls on heavy equipment through the interpretation of work orders and technical manuals.
Have a strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety.
Motivated and able to work in a challenging environment with minimal supervision.
Having experience on mining equipment is an asset.
In addition to your Heavy Equipment Technicians Journeyperson certification, your qualifications include:
Strong commitment to safety
1 year experience working as a Heavy Equipment Technician
Strong written and verbal communication
Valid Driver’s License
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 candidates are intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks.
Salary: $61.55/hour ($63.70 as of May 1, 2022)
Compressed Work Premium
Regional Wage Allowance
Housing assistance is available for employees that are not local
Comprehensive Benefits Package
Salary is as per the current Collective Agreement. SMS Equipment is one of the top-paying employers in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo.
Similar job titles: Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (Off-Road), Journeyman (Journeyperson), Heavy Duty Mechanic, Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic, Heavy Equipment Technician, Journeyman, Journeyperson, HET
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