North American Construction Group

  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic

    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(1/8/2019 3:25 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

    Our new maintenance facility is ready and we are looking for experienced Mechanics to join us in our state of the art facility!


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


    Location - Brand New Maintenance Facility in Acheson  (east of Spruce Grove off Hwy 16A)


    Current Shift - Day and Night Shift

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

    10 hour days


    Starting Rate: $41.21/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


    • Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician
    • 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
    • Completion of Heavy Duty Equipment Technician apprenticeship
    • 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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