North American Construction Group

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3rd Year Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic

3rd Year Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic

Job ID 
2017-7316
# Positions 
1
Job City 
Acheson, AB
Posted Date 
8/16/2017
Category 
Trades -Heavy Duty Mechanic

Career Opportunity Details

Overview

For over 60 years, North American Construction Group (NACG) has worked to build a solid reputation as an industry leader in heavy construction and mining. As one of the largest providers of mining, heavy construction, industrial and tailings & environmental services in Western Canada, we have the precise combination of knowledge and experience that clients seek when they select a service provider.

Position Scope

The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955. 

 

Location - Acheson shop.

 

Day and Night Shift

8days on, 4 days off, 4 night shifts, 5 days off

10 hour days

 

Rate: $32.71/hr - $36.80/hr

Responsibilities

  • Preventative Maintenance and servicing of all equipment
  • Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Trouble shooting systems– example hydraulic, electrical & mechanical of all equipment and determine faults and extent of repair
  • Major overhauls on equipment as required
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications
  • Component rebuilds
  • Mobilization of equipment for different applications
  • Develop work scopes and schedules for equipment to be repaired
  • Order parts for the servicing, and rebuild of equipment as required
  • Assist Foreman in day to day operations
  • Fill in when foreman is away if designated lead
  • Complete reports and fill out work orders when required
  • Teach and evaluate apprentices and HD Mechanics
  • Follow NACG codes of practice and safety procedures
  • Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction

Qualifications

  • Working towards Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Successful candidates will have completed first & second year of Apprenticeship
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • A creative approach to problem solving; adaptability and flexibility
  • Have a concern for safety and awareness of safe working procedures
  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a team with other tradespersons
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety
  • 5 years on the job experience to complement Apprenticeship training program
  • Completion of secondary school
  • First Aid
  • Heavy Construction and or Mining equipment experience required

 

Summary

Rewards of our positions include competitive compensation and benefits packages and excellent career growth prospects. To explore this opportunity, please submit a resume of your experience and accomplishments in confidence.