North American Construction Group

  • 3rd Year Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic

    Posted Date 11 months ago(3/1/2018 5:16 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Job City
    Acheson, AB
    Trades -Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • 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


    • 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


    • 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



    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.


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