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Job Order #: 5822399

Employer Name:
General Sandblasting & Painting (1998) Ltd.
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TBD based on experience and qualifications
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Employment Terms:
Full Time
Length of Employment:
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
General Sandblasting & Painting (1998) Ltd.

Contact Name:
Monica Foord

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General Sandblasting & Painting is looking for a Heavy Duty Mechanic with minimum 4 years experience in the areas of heavy & light duty vehicles, material handling equipment, and compressors. This position is for full time, permanent employment.

Knowledge of mechanical, electrical and hydraulic, as well as engine overhaul procedures.  Compressor system experience with a good understanding of diagnostic
procedures is a definite asset.


Responsible for diesel & gas engines, air compressors, generators and small tools & equipment
Check equipment for proper performance, detect faults and malfunctions
Preventative maintenance inspections and repairs
Interpret work orders and technical manuals
Test and adjust equipment, repair or replace defective parts, components, or systems
Order material/parts to complete repairs, ensuring repairs remain within budget requirements
Maintain service records of all work done

Skills & Experience:

Due to the importance of this position, being focused and paying attention to the details is a key quality
Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic preferred
Apprentice 2nd or 3rd year Heavy Duty Mechanic will also be considered
Minimum class 5 drivers license, with a clean drivers abstract
Class 1 or 3 endorsement considered an asset
Occasional weekends on-call
Successful candidates must be able to meet pre-employment testing requirements


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Document use
 - Numeracy
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Own transportation
 - Valid driver's licence
Type of Equipment Repair
 - Sprayers
 - Heavy trucks
 - Diesel powered automobiles
 - Forklifts
Major Work Area
 - Service
 - Repair
 - Overhaul
 - Maintenance
Weight Handling
 - Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
Powered Equipment Repair Specialization
 - Pumps
 - Compressors
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification
 - Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement
Additional Skills
 - Keep maintenance reports and documentation
 - Order parts and maintain inventory
Specific Skills
 - Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts
 - Test repaired equipment for proper performance
 - Determine extent of repair required
 - Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work
 - Troubleshoot and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
 - Service attachments and working tools
Work Location Information
 - In shop
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Physically demanding
 - Attention to detail
Security and Safety
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Driving record check (abstract)
 - Drug test
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Tools


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