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Heavy Equipment Technician (Fort McMurray)

Full Time
12 days ago

Heavy Equipment Technician, journey-person

Your new company

Our client, SMS Equipment, is a leader in the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Utilities industry are seeking a Heavy Equipment Technician to join their growing team. This is a company that is an advocate of lifetime career growth. You will receive training and consideration for promotion within as you grow. For SMS safety is everything, and if it cannot be done safely they will not be doing it. As a company they are also highly community based with work activities and a large push for a work-life balance. This role will be a permanent opportunity and the successful candidate will be working in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Your new role

Reporting to the Field Supervisor, the Heavy Equipment Technician maintains, repairs, and rebuilds heavy equipment in the field in a safe, efficient, and capable manner. This position works 12 hour shifts on a 14x14 rotation (days and nights). Please note that this is not a fly-in fly-out camp position, but the position offers a regional and travel allowance.

You will be responsible for working in the field to perform assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls of heavy equipment servicing the mining industries. You will need to be able to make recommendations and suggest methods of improvement regarding repairs.

As a heavy equipment technician, you will need to be able to think logically and keep up with changes in technology. You will interpret work orders and technical manuals to guarantee top customer satisfaction. You must be motivated and able to work in a challenging environment and have strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety.

What you'll need to succeed

You will possess a Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician certification. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Interprovincial Red Seal is considered an asset. You will have experience in repair/maintenance of heavy duty equipment. Experience with Komatsu Equipment is considered an asset, but other brands of heavy equipment in similar sizes and models will be considered too. You will bring strong written and verbal communication skills to the team.

What you'll get in return

SMS Equipment offers a competitive hourly rate along with a comprehensive benefits package. There will also be a regional + travel allowance. You will have the ability to make pension/RRSP contributions. You will be trained and equipped with excellent OEM training on industry leading equipment.

What you need to do now
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