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Automotive or Heavy Duty Mechanic, Full-time (Edmonton)

Edmonton, AB
Full Time
17 days ago
37 to 42 per hour

Aviation Ground Fueling Technologies (AGFT) provides leading edge aviation fueling parts, systems and solutions across Canada. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, AGFT has operations throughout Canada. Our vision is to provide an excellent quality of service to all customers in the Aviation Industry by focusing on Safety, Quality, Consistency and Customer Service.


AGFT is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, while upholding the principles of employment equity. Your participation in this important process is greatly appreciated. We encourage applicants to self‐identify as a member of one or more of the employment equity designated groups – Women, Aboriginal peoples, Persons with Disabilities and/or Members of Visible Minorities. The information collected will be used solely to carry out our obligations under the federal Employment Equity Act.


Our Edmonton location is seeking an experienced journeyman Automotive or Heavy Duty Mechanic to support our diverse airport operations. This is a full-time position.



The Heavy-Duty Mechanic reports to the Regional Manager and works to diagnose and repair maintenance problems. The Heavy Duty Mechanic inspects and ensures maintenance actions are completed while solving repair problems.

The Automotive Mechanic reports to the Regional Manager and works to diagnose and repair maintenance problems. The Automotive Mechanic inspects and ensures maintenance actions are completed while solving repair problems.


  • Provide prompt response to equipment service requests.
  • Ground Service Equipment (GSE), Belt loader, Fuel Truck and Fleet Vehicle Maintenance and repairs. (Monthly/PMs/Breakdown Repairs/Periodic Inspections/Preventative Maintenance)
  • Update records and conduct road tests on vehicles after maintenance.
  • Diagnose potential vehicle malfunctions for the purpose of determining needed vehicle repairs and/or replacements.
  • Obtain quotations for various jobs related to EFC Fleets.
  • Coordinate with Manager at base and discuss repairs on diagnosed malfunctions.
  • Reads and interprets diagnostic trouble codes, manuals, drawings, wiring diagrams, blueprints, sketches and rough drawings, and specifications.
  • Ensure proper safety precautions are observed and respond to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns.
  • Inventory control of parts, tools, and supplies.
  • Coordinate with management for PO issuance.
  • Coordinate with administration and other trades for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently.
  • Maintain tools and/or equipment for the purpose of ensuring the availability of equipment in safe operating condition.
  • Work with outside vendors and contractors as required.
  • Work within the local station maintenance budget.
  • Flexible to work various shifts, weekends and holidays.
  • Able to work extended hours during non-routine operations.
  • Maintain a tidy and orderly work area exhibiting pride in work performance and contributing to a healthy and safe work environment.
  • Ensure exceptional, courteous, and respectful customer service.
  • Comply with and participate in the Company’s Health & Safety and Quality programs and initiatives.
  • Perform any other duties as required.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Interprovincial Red Seal Certification in either of the following: Heavy Duty Mechanic trade or Commercial Transport.
  • Minimum two years of experience in general automotive or heavy equipment maintenance preferred.
  • Aviation experience would be considered an asset.
  • Adequate set of mechanical tools.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Able to prioritize in a quickly changing environment and able to manage shifting priorities and demands.
  • Valid Class 5 and 3 driver’s license and a clean abstract required.
  • Valid Class 1 driver’s license an asset.
  • Able to obtain an airport security clearance.
  • Able to lift heavy objects including overhead and in confined spaces, stand, lift, push and pull for extended periods of time following OSHA guidelines.
  • Willing to work outside in all types of weather and elevated noise levels within the airport environment.
  • Teamwork skills and ability to maintain positive interactions with others.
  • Good verbal, reading comprehension and writing skills.
  • Dedicated to getting the job done while meeting established standards of quality, safety, and client satisfaction.
  • Professional, punctual, meticulous, and diligent.
  • Able to work collaboratively as a productive member of the AGFT Team.


What AGFT can Offer?

  • Competitive compensation including shift premiums.
  • A fun and exciting working environment.
  • A job that keeps you active and engaged.
  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits for Full-Time Employees with minimal premiums.
  • Group Retirement Plan including Deferred Profit-Sharing Plan (DPSP) and a Group RRSP for Full Time Employees.
  • A discretionary bonus program based on over all company performance.
  • An incredible work environment focused on hard work, fun and celebrating our successes.
  • Career development opportunities.


Please visit our web site at for a complete description of our company and to view other career opportunities within AGFT.


We thank all applicants for their interest in Aviation Ground Fueling Technologies; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.