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Jerome Paz
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Vertex is currently accepting applications for a Heavy Equipment Technician at our Alida SK, location. The Technician is responsible with all repairs and maintenance of equipment; working on trucks, trailers and other hauling equipment.

We have a great team and offer high potential to earn big money. Other benefits of working with Vertex include:

Competitive hourly rate pay structure
Extended Health Benefits
Dental Coverage
Vision Care and Glasses Coverage
Disability Insurance
Life Insurance
A safe working environment
Stable Employment
Accommodations Available


Completion of Heavy Equipment Technician Trade Certification, Preferably Journeyman Mechanic or Red Seal Certification
Minimum 3 years experience within the transportation industry (apprentice journeyman welcome)
Experience with engine repairs, hydraulic repairs and diagnostics
Preferably has a valid class 1 drivers license and clean drivers abstract


Troubleshooting damaged industrial vehicles by inspecting hoses, fuel lines, fuel injector failure, coolant related issues, wiring and light problems, air leaks, clutch and transmission repairs, wheels, brake and steering components etc.
Completing repairs or refurbishing damaged components of a vehicle such as transmissions and clutch replacements, alternators, steering components, air leaks / fittings, and brake shoes etc.
Operating hand power tools such as impact wrenches, torque wrenches, and drills.
Lifting and carrying hydraulic pumps, vehicle seats, hosing, brake pots, and links of chain.
Completing live troubleshooting on damaged vehicles by operating them in order to identify the root cause of a malfunction.
Perform other tasks as directed by Supervisor


This position will be based out of Alida, SK


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Continuous learning
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Valid driver's licence
 - Public transportation is not available
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - 4th Period Apprentice
 - 2nd Period Apprentice
 - 3rd Period Apprentice
 - Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification
 - Driver's License (Class 1 or A)
Additional Skills
 - Keep maintenance reports and documentation
 - Instruct apprentices
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
Mechanical Repair Specialization
 - Mechanical transmissions
 - Hydraulic transmissions
Type of Equipment Repair
 - Tractors
 - Heavy trucks
Work Location Information
 - Staff accommodation available
 - Staff accommodation provided
 - In shop
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Physically demanding
Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
Major Work Area
 - Service
 - Repair
 - Overhaul
 - Maintenance
Weight Handling
 - Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

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