Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Dartmouth Metals & Bottle Ltd

  • or equivalent experience
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Certificate
  • Fall Arrest Protection Training Course
  • Diesel Engine Repair Specialization

  • Lubrication system
  • Additional Skills

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation
  • Order parts and maintain inventory
  • Welding experience
  • Perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • Specific Skills

  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
  • Service attachments and working tools
  • Verify and repair emission control systems
  • Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications
  • Powered Equipment Repair Specialization

  • Pumps
  • Industrial lift trucks and fork-lifts
  • Hydraulic-operated working attachments
  • Electric generators
  • Compressors
  • Cable-operated working attachments
  • Telescopic ladder
  • Security and Safety

  • Driver’s validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Basic security clearance
  • Own Tools/Equipment

  • Steel-toed safety boots
  • Work Site Environment

  • Outdoors
  • Noisy
  • Dusty
  • Hot
  • Cold/refrigerated
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Handling heavy loads
  • Physically demanding
  • Manual dexterity
  • Attention to detail
  • Hand-eye co-ordination
  • Standing for extended periods
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Overtime required
  • Work Location Information

  • In shop
  • Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization

  • Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering
  • Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
  • Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
  • Mechanical transmissions
  • Hydraulic transmissions
  • Highway vehicle tires and wheels
  • Brake system
  • Personal Suitability

  • Accurate
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Dental plan
  • Vision care benefits
  • Financial benefits

  • Bonus
  • Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Education: Other trades certificate or diploma
    Experience: 3 years to less than 5 years

    Number of Vacancies: 1
    Wages: $18.00 to $26.00 hourly (to be negotiated)