Heavy Equipment Technician

Standen's - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Standen’s has been a Canadian fixture since 1924 – we make leaf spring suspensions, tillage tools and other heat-treated steel alloy products for the transportation industry. Our Service department has a long history of excellence in workmanship and customer interactions, and we’re looking for Journeyman Automotive and Heavy Equipment Technicians (Mechanic) for the afternoon shift.

  • Afternoon shift: 4:00pm – 2:00am Monday – Thursday (4-10s)

Skills Requirement:

  • Must be able to work in a high pressure environment safely
  • Must be able to present in a positive, professional manner
  • Strong ability to fault trace and communicate findings
  • Reliability & diligence
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be able to lift 30 lbs consistently, and often
  • Must be familiar with power tools
  • Cutting & welding experience an asset
  • CVIP license an asset
  • Active forklift license is an asset (needs to have expiry date)


  • Repairs and overhauls suspension for vehicles like buses, light through heavy duty trucks, and RVs, along with other vehicles
  • Examines vehicle and recommend appropriate repairs.
  • Familiarity with alignment on various vehicle types an asset
  • Report any accidents or incidents that require attention immediately.
  • Participates in all training programs that are made available and attend all department meetings.
  • Other duties as required

What kind of work environment:

  • Automotive service shop
  • Physically demanding (must be able to lift up to 30 lbs consistently, must be able to bend, lift, and work over and under equipment safely)

Experience & Qualification

  • 2nd, 3rd or 4th year apprentice considered
  • Journeyman preferred

What we offer:

  • Company paid health benefits (including dental, extended medical);
  • Company sponsored matching pension plan;
  • Service department works year-round with consistent work during shift times;
  • Opportunities for paid training and development.
  • On site parking

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35.37 /hour


  • heavy equipment operator: 1 year (Preferred)