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HEAVY EQUIPMENT MECHANIC

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The Heavy Equipment Mechanic performs a variety of activities designed to service, repair and maintain pieces of Company-owned heavy equipment. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic maintains heavy equipment operation by completing inspections and preventive maintenance requirements, such as correcting vehicle deficiencies, making adjustments and alignments, and keeping record

Responsibilities:

  • Determines vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, identifying worn and damaged parts
  • Service, repair, and maintenance of a variety of types of equipment
  • Maintain records of equipment repaired along with time spent on such equipment
  • Check heavy equipment for proper performance
  • Inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions and diagnose to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using appropriate 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
  • Maintain a schedule for preventative maintenance on all equipment providing for lubrication, replacement of tires and tune ups

Qualifications:

  • Completion of a certification program focused on heavy equipment maintenance and repair
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment or related machinery 
  • Ability to use many different tools without requiring assistance
  • In-depth knowledge of large machines and diesel engines 
  • Capable of operating required equipment and tools in a safe and responsible manner
  • Ability to work both individually and as part of a team

 Assets:

  • Experience with maintenance welding

How to Apply

EMAIL: careers@ngc-ng.ca

FAX: 709-896-5834

Please submit your application referencing the competition number 2024-021.

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