Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

Lifting Solutions - Bonnyville, AB (5 months ago)

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Want to join a team where you can make a difference and you count? The Field Services team at Lifting Solutions Inc. is drastically expanding and in need of an experienced Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (on road preferred) or Interprovincial Red Seal to join our Bonnyville operations. This is an integral role in which you will provide the mechanical expertise for the maintenance and repair of Lifting Solutions’ oilfield equipment and fabrication shop. You will be accountable for driving business activity and demonstrating best-in-class service. To guarantee success, strong technical, communication, and leadership skills are required.

Your Responsibilities:
The Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician is required to perform the skilled tasks of mechanical repair and maintenance on our fleet of mobile oilfield trucks, trailers, and specialized equipment. The Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician will have the ability to troubleshoot major and minor mechanical problems as well as have the ability to repair and adjust all necessary mechanical components. Work assignments will be received in the form of oral or written work orders, but the employee is expected to determine the nature and extent of needed repairs. Direct communication with the Director of Field Services and working collaboratively with the Field Services team will be required.

In alignment with Lifting Solutions Culture, Mission, Vision, and Values, your responsibilities include:

Provide the required mechanical proficiency and expertise to be successful when working in our fast-paced mobile oilfield equipment repair/maintenance and fabrication shop

Perform CVIP inspections on the cab and chassis of light duty and large duty mobile equipment

Clean, lubricate, and perform preventative and routine maintenance on our fleet ofmobile oilfield trucks, trailers, and specialized equipment

Troubleshoot, diagnose, and provide failure analysis of equipment problems and failures

Lead and/or participate in related safety or technical incidents and investigations

Stay current and compliant with regulatory requirements as it relates to your job

Other duties as assigned

Comply with all administrative responsibilities such as filling in work orders, time sheets, inspection sheets, etc.

Ensure all completed mandatory paperwork is thorough, accurate, and submitted on time

Maintain accurate, well-kept records for all work orders and ensure that they are readily available for those who require them

Attend and participate as required in all safety meetings including tailgate meetings and monthly safety meetings, JSA reviews, hazard assessments, and safety drills

Support and follow continual processes and quality improvement initiatives and ensure quality workmanship

Maintain tools and overall good housekeeping in all work environments including the shop client wellsite

Wear all required PPE as outlined by LSI and local regulating authorities

Supply all necessary hand tools and toolbox (as typical with HET) with the exception of ¾" drive tools and larger

Understand and adhere to Lifting Solutions safety management system, policies, procedures, and values

Incorporate your knowledge of the Lifting Solutions values, policies, processes, and best practices to perform work in a safe and efficient way while maintaining compliance with all relevant industry legislation and regulatory standards

Approach work in both a collaborative and independent manner with ability and passion to engage others through effective coaching, mentoring, and leadership to direct reports including apprentices

Accept change in priorities in a demanding, high stress, fast-paced environment

Work shift work and overtime as required

Take on-call responsibility for evenings and weekends as required

Operate a service truck as required

Travel to various LSI locations as required (regions include, but not limited to, Alberta and Saskatchewan)

Your Qualifications and Experience:
Minimum 1 year of experience as a Registered Alberta Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (on road preferred) or
Interprovincial Red Seal working in the oil and gas sector. Will consider 3rd year Heavy Equipment Technician with previous relevant work experience

CVIP license is an asset. If not licensed, Candidate must possess the capability of obtaining licensing once employed by us

Previous well servicing industry experience specializing in artificial lift and/or continuous rod handling is considered an asset

Minimum valid class 5 driver’s licence with a 5-year driver’s abstract in good standing

Valid industry training certificates including, but not limited to, Enform H2S Alive, Standard First Aid, and Enform eGSO (Electronic General Safety Orientation)

Mandatory pre-offer and ongoing employment alcohol and drug screening (safety-sensitive position)

Your SKills:
Strong hydraulic and electrical knowledge and expertise

Can successfully navigate through a complex, fast-paced work environment using an approach that encompasses integrity and pride in your work

Able to accept change while managing multiple and shifting priorities in a demanding, high stress environment

Proven organizational and time-management skills

Dedicated team player who can also operate independently with minimal direction while producing results

Strong root cause and problem-solving skills

Ability to successfully interact and communicate with personnel in all different areas within the organization

Safety minded individual who is committed and passionate about developing his or her skills through the participation in ongoing internal and external technical and leadership training

Attention to detail and ability to read blueprints and diagrams of components not yet built

Working Conditions:
Regular exposure to elevated noise levels working in shop, yard, and field environments

Required to stand for extended periods of time

Required to lift heavy objects on a regular basis (25-100 lbs)

May be required to do repetitive tasks with few breaks

Stamina and strength to work long hours, sometimes in adverse weather conditions

Our Incentives:
Competitive industry wage

Comprehensive, employer-paid benefits plan

If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply now!