Heavy Equipment Service Technician

Thompson Bros - Fort McMurray, AB (4 months ago)

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Thompson Construction Group has immediate openings for Heavy Equipment Service Technicians working from their Fort McMurray operations centre.

Perform detailed 500-hour inspection of complete machine for defects, to include inspection for leaks, cracks, plugged radiators, worn or broken edges, tips, circle drive, wear strips, tires, tracks and drive components.
Repair/ Replace broken missing hose clamps, broken bolts, leaking hydraulic hoses, broken lights and grease/ hydraulics lines and fittings.
Service/ Grease/ Lube complete machine.
Document / Record any major leaks or repairs required and request parts as necessary.
Record machine hours and unit number.
Diagnose and repair company assets, maintain repair order documentation and assist other maintenance personnel when required.
Document repair operations and time tracking in accordance with company policies.
Ensure service trucks are kept clean, organized, and maintained properly so they are ready for use at all times.
Perform technical inspections and document findings.
Oil filter changes as well as air filters and cabin air filters.

3-5 years of Heavy equipment maintenance experience.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
Thorough knowledge of applicable safety practices and procedures and comply with all safety standards.
Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when and where required.
Strong communication skills to coordinate work flow with crew, foreman and superintendent.
Valid Class 1 or 3 operators license with air brakes (candidate to provide current abstract).
Willingness to work in the Ft McMurray area and live in remote camps, working a rotational schedule.
CSTS/OSSA or BSO Certification.
Must be in good health and physical condition to perform duties assigned.
Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test.

Please note: This is a full-time position on a temporary term located in Fort McMurray, AB, with the position duration being based on the specific project and the decisions of our clients regarding our performance on site.