Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off Road)

DATE POSTED: April 18, 2017, LOCATION: Edmonton

As a member of Bird’s Equipment and Fleet Division, you will work closely with our Maintenance Manager to ensure equipment is maintained in a safe and timely manner while following OEM guidelines and practices. This will include repairs to all heavy mobile construction equipment, support equipment and light vehicle fleet.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications and Experience 
  • Red Seal (Interprovincial ticket) Journeyperson Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off Road)
  • 5+ years’ experience of repair and maintenance of heavy construction equipment
  • Experience with diesel engines, hydraulics, and braking systems 
  • Experience working on Komatsu and Caterpillar equipment preferred
  • Field Experience is an asset
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Physical strength and stamina to lift heavy machinery and work in cramped or awkward positions
  • Be open to learning new techniques and technologies
  • Capable of working independently as well as in a team environment
  • Valid driver’s license and clean drivers abstract required
  • Reliable personal transportation needed
  • Basic computer skills required 
  • Good verbal and written communications are essential
 Job Duties:
  • Follow all Bird safety policies and procedures
  • Repair and maintain equipment in a safe and timely manner 
  • Diagnose and repair mechanical, electrical and hydraulic problems
  • Perform preventative maintenance checks and ensure preventive maintenance schedules are followed
  • Requisitioning parts
  • Documentation of repairs completed (electronically or handwritten)
  • Maintain good relationships with field operations staff
  • Ability to travel out of town on occasion
We thank all applicants for their interest in working at Bird; although, only those identified for further consideration will be contacted.

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