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Peace River Hydro Partners

Fort St. John, (Canada)


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Heavy Duty Mechanics (4) - Site C


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Full time




Job Description:

Reporting to the Maintenance Foreman, the Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty equipment on an active civil construction site.
Job Responsibilities:
-  Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
-  Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
-  Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment using hoists and hand tools
-  Examine parts for damage or excessive wear
-  Adjust, repair and/or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
-  Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
-  Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
-  Service attachments and working tools
-  Adjust, maintain, and repair or replace subassemblies, such as transmissions and crawler heads, using hand tools, jacks, and cranes
-  Fit bearings to adjust, repair, or overhaul mobile mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment
-  Perform repair work on heavy trucks
-  Supervising, coaching and mentoring of apprentices.
-  Other duties as assigned by supervisor

Job Requirements:

-  Ability to read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings
-  Must be team player and must be willing to participate in company safety and production requirements
-  Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
-  Knowledge of inventory control and inventory systems for parts management
-  Familiarity with active construction sites
-  Completion of a heavy duty mechanic apprentice and registration as a BC or Red Seal Journeyman.
-  Experience with Caterpillar equipment i.e. haul truck, dozer, excavators, etc.
-  Must have a valid driver's license
-  Experience with heavy duty mechanical work in a construction or mining environment
-  Proven mechanical abilities in hydraulics and electrical, including schematics and diagnostics.
-  Experience with routine maintenance operations
-  Able to pass any pre-access screening, including a Drug and Alcohol test
-  Experience with civil construction, earthworks and concrete are all assets
-  CSTS and other safety certifications are assets
-  Previous experience on dam construction or large civil projects would be considered an asseter only those selected for an interview will be contacted

-  Must be physically fit and able to work in remote camp locations
-  Outdoor work subject to extreme weather changes
-  Must be willing to work 12 hour shifts, day and night
-  Physically able to work outdoors performing hard labour tasks
-  Must be able to work access/board equipment in areas with uneven ground or snow or soft-ground/surface water

How to Apply:

Please submit your application via www.prhp.ca/careers.  We thank all candidates who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

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