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Heavy Duty Technician – Leduc & Edmonton area

Title Heavy Duty Technician – Leduc & Edmonton area
Start Date2021-02-09
LocationEdmonton, AB
Job Information

With decades of experience beginning in 1970, Whissell is among the most respected contracting companies in the industry. We are seeking a Heavy Duty Technician to join our dynamic team in Leduc!

Reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Heavy Duty Technician will work out of our Leduc facility, this position has a direct impact on the company’s overall financial success and will perform repairs and PMs as required for company equipment. The successful candidate will support Whissell’s vision, mission, S.P.I.R.I.T of values, and three daily pillars of safety, quality, and efficiency.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Diagnose and complete repairs, PMs on all company equipment in shop and field.
  • Order parts/material required to complete repairs
  • Inform Shop 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
  • Maintain a clean and organized work environment, ensure employees’ paper work is completed correctly, PM schedules are accurate and repairs remain within budget requirements
  • Complete work orders and timekeeping records on a daily basis and that all relevant information is included
  • Ensure completed work meets the required specifications
  • Comply with Whissell and local OH&S regulations
  • Monitor employee compliance with OH&S rules and standards
  • Work with limited supervision
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with other departments and outside contractors/suppliers

Essential Qualifications:

  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician (Interprovincial and CVIP is required)
  • Previous journeyman work experience of 5 years, including multiple product lines found in the construction industry
  • Knowledge of Alberta OH&S regulations an asset
  • Computer skills and knowledge of Finning SIS an asset

What We Offer You:

  • Wage $40+/hour depending on experience
  • Competitive compensation and incentive program
  • Excellent Health and Dental benefit plan
  • Safety incentive programs
  • 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

Apply now to become part of a driven team!

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) prior to starting work.

Overtime may be required during peak months.

To apply, please submit your resume and driver’s abstract letter to Careers@whissell.ca with the Subject Line: Heavy Duty Technician – Leduc & Edmonton

Whissell would like to thank all applicants for their submissions, however, only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

No agencies please.

COVID – 19 Considerations

Employees expected and required to follow all safety and PPE measures, including the outlined use of masks or face coverings and maintaining physical distancing of 2 meters. Whissell evaluates these requirements regularly and follows the recommendation by health authorities and we adjust the requirements as needed.

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