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Edmonton – Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Field Service Off -Road

Title Edmonton – Heavy Equipment Mechanic – Field Service Off -Road
Job Information

Whissell Contracting Ltd has established a solid reputation for providing construction solutions in Alberta and British Columbia. We are built on strong core values and take pride in our Team, our dedication to Safety, and excellence in the work we do. For over 5 decades, Whissell’s expertise has focused on deep Underground Utility infrastructure and Earthwork construction services.

Whissell is looking for individuals that want to be part of an industry leader whose goals are to keep ahead of the curve on technology and innovative solutions. If you are committed to growing Whissell services, divisions, and innovating renewable energy solutions to the industry, Apply today! We look forward to you joining our Team.

Whissell is currently looking for a Heavy Equipment Technician to join our Leduc & Edmonton team. The successful candidate will display high attention to detail as they assist the Shop Team with various aspects of construction projects. Reporting to the Equipment Manager, the right candidate will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of Safety, Quality, and Efficiency.

This position requires weekend availability.


  • Troubleshooting of engine, hydraulic, electrical, braking and powertrain systems.
  • Troubleshoot and repair all makes and models of Heavy Equipment
  • General mechanical repairs
  • Competently use typical shop equipment including hoists, air jacks, and hydraulic equipment
  • Diagnose and complete repairs, PMs on all company equipment in shop and field.
  • Order parts/material required to complete repairs
  • Ability to work call-outs, weekends, and overtime, if required.
  • Willing to work in all weather conditions.
  • Inform Field Foreman of work activities, issues, and workflow issues
  • Ensure work is performed within Alberta OH&S guidelines and Whissell safety policies and procedures, including Job Hazard Assessment, Risk Assessment, Tool Box meetings, communication of Safety Memos and that all incidents are reported (near misses, property damage, injuries, environmental, etc) before the end of the shift

Essential Qualifications:

  • Red Seal Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician – Off-Road or equivalent.
  • Off-Road experience is REQUIRED
  • Valid class 5 license, with clean driver abstract.
  • Must have your own tools
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
  • Safety conscious.
  • Dealership experience and training are considered an asset

What We Offer You:

  • Competitive wage depending on experience
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
  • Amazing Professional and Career development opportunities
  • Strong commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Wonderful team, Whissell is Family owned and operated, you are not just a number, you are family

PLEASE NOTE: All Whissell employees are required to pass a Pre-Employment Drug & Alcohol Test and provide a valid Driver’s Abstract (no more than three months old) before starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract to

At Whissell we value diversity of expertise, talent, and opinion creating an innovative and collaborative environment. We are committed to a respectful and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals.

No agencies please.

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