Heavy Equipment Technician

Heavy Metal Equipment & Rentals
4613 41 St
Fax: 780-672-8599 Camrose , T4V 2Y8
Heavy Equipment Technician
MULTIPLE NEW opportunities at our Camrose location are available for Red Seal Heavy Equipment Technicians with experience working with Dozers and Haul Trucks of all major brands and models (CAT, Hitachi, Komatsu, John Deere).

JOIN OUR TEAM! Come see what all the fuss is about.

Heavy Metal Equipment & Rentals is looking for EXPERIENCED Red Seal/Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technicians for safety-sensitive positions to add to our growing team. This HET will work a 7/7rotation (Wednesday to Tuesday) based out of our Camrose Shop that is motivated, committed and wants to grow with us.

Technicians in our Central Region will earn a base rate of $46.03 - 48.45/hour. In a regularly schedule rotation (7/7) the tech will work 168 hours. 80 of those hours are paid at regular time, and 88 are paid at overtime.

+ Additional Compensation: Matching RRSPs, Vacation Pay, General Holiday Pay, Sick Time, Allowances (boot & tool), Bonus Structure and Group Benefits (life, critical illness & disability insurance, dental, extended health, vision).

An excellent HET will be:

- Able to understand equipment systems to effectively and efficiently determine the necessary route for repairs
- Highly motivated and self-driven to do their best work every day
- Experienced, competent and able to repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy duty equipment
- An enthusiastic team player
- Able to accept learning opportunities to continually develop themselves professionally and personally
- A technician that strives to provide the highest levels of service and quality of work with Heavy Metal's best interest at the forefront of all tasks
The people in these positions are currently expected to work 12 hours per shift on a 7/7rotation, starting at 6:00 am. Night shifts may be required.

In pursuing a career with us, you are opening the door to a fulfilling career with a dynamic company that continues to grow and develop. We know that great people are the key to the success of our business!

Our Commitment to YOU:
- Competitive wages & benefits (working full time hours in only 1/2 the year)
- Group Benefits (Health, Dental and so much more)
- Matching RRSP or Bonus Program
- Positive team environment
- Current tooling and equipment
- A work environment dedicated to your safety
- Site specific training
- Safety training
- Advancement opportunities

The Job
- Check dozers, haul trucks, excavators and other heavy construction and mining equipment for proper performance of all major brands (CAT, Komatsu, John Deere, Hitachi)
- Inspect equipment for defects and malfunctions
- Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
- Repair and replace defective parts, components and/or systems
- Test repaired equipment for proper performance and that it meets or exceeds manufacturer's specifications

What We Need From YOU:
- A desire to make a difference and take pride in your work
- A minimum of 3 years experience working with large construction and open pit mining equipment
- MUST include in depth experience with CAT, Komatsu, John Deere and Hitachi
- Excellent troubleshooting and technical skills
- Superior mechanical aptitude
- Shop and/or field work experience
- Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices
- Collaborative communication style
- Self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
- A complete set of mechanics tools up to 3/4" drive
- Ability to lift and manage 50 pounds without assistance
- MUST be able to complete a Respirator Fit test and don a mask at any time while at work, which also means compliance with facial hair requirements to ensure a complete seal for the mask

As part of our Hiring Process, YOU will be asked to:
- Provide a minimum of a Class 5 Driver's License with Air Brakes and clean Driver's Abstract
- Provide a criminal record check
- Complete drug and alcohol screening with a negative result
- Complete a fitness evaluation related specifically to your position
- Unrestricted access to mine sites
- Provide copies of current certifications (if you do not have any of the training required to be on site, we will provide it for you)
Please Note: Employment is conditional upon successfully meeting ALL of the hiring requirements.

About Us:

Helping you Move the Earth!

Heavy Metal Equipment & Rentals is North America's largest heavy equipment rental company that supplies, repairs and maintains products and rental services to all four earth-moving industry sectors:

- Mining equipment
- Construction equipment
- Pipeline equipment
- Forestry equipment

We are very excited that we have opportunity and growth in supporting our clientele in their Heavy Equipment needs over the last 20 years! We can't wait to see what the next 20 will bring.

When you join the Heavy Metal Team, you are also joining the Heavy Metal family. People are our most valuable asset and we are committed to ensuring the health, safety and well-being of everyone in the workplace.

If you want to be part of a workplace that empowers you to achieve and succeed, we encourage you to forward your resume and cover letter by fax to 780-672-8599 or by email: resume@heavymetalequipment.ca indicating HET Camrose in the subject line.

In your cover letter, please include all specific makes, brands and models of equipment you are experienced in.

We thank you for your interest in this position; however only those selected will be contacted for further pre-employment screening and interviews. Employment is conditional on negative pre-employment drug and alcohol screening result and the ability to meet the physical demands of this position. This posting will remain open until suitable candidates are found.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $46.03-$48.45 per hour


- Casual dress
- Company events
- Dental care
- Disability insurance
- Employee assistance program
- Extended health care
- Life insurance
- On-site parking
- Paid time off
- RRSP match
- Vision care

- 12 hour shift
- Day shift
- Holidays
- Night shift
- Overtime

COVID-19 considerations:
We have taken every precaution to ensure the health and safety of our teams by providing: strict protocols/practices to meet legislated, client & company needs, additional PPE and modified the worksites to mitigate the risks for everyone's protection.

- dozer & haul truck: 3 years (preferred)
- heavy equipment: 3 years (preferred)

- Red Seal/Journeyman HET Certificate (preferred)
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