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Job Order #: 5606896

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Hamm Construction
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Looking for: Heavy Duty Mechanic
Employer: Hamm Construction
Job Type: Construction

Who We Are:
We are a Saskatoon based sewer and water company specializing in all types of underground infrastructure.  Operating for 41 years, our work is largely based within Saskatoon, but we also do projects in other areas of Saskatchewan and Alberta. We have an outstanding safety record and are proud of our achievement of 1 million no lost time man hours. We offer our employees a fast paced work environment where they are exposed to new and challenging roles.

Job Description:
The ideal candidate is capable of safely working in all types of weather environments around excavations and heavy equipment. You must be physically fit to handle manual labour and operation of small tools & equipment.  Candidate must be able to follow instructions given by supervisors.  We are committed to our workers safety and expect that all candidates understand OH&S regulations and follow our company policies and procedures. Candidates should be prompt with a strong attention to detail and enjoy the challenges of meeting timelines. An average work week is Monday to Friday working 8 to 10 hour per day with possible overtime and weekend work when the job requires it.

Job Requirements:
o    Minimum of a class 5 drivers license
o    Journeyman Red Seal or equivalent
o    Ability to work with minimal supervision, as well as part of a team
o    Willingness to work overtime and out of town
o    Previous experience working on all types of construction equipment  
o    Have a good understanding as well as be able to trouble shoot and repair electrical & hydraulic systems
o    All employees must pass required pre-employment drug and alcohol testing
Candidates should be great team players, understand the importance of quality work done in a timely fashion, and consistently rise to a challenge bringing a positive attitude to work on a daily basis.


Skills and Abilities

Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Tools
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Attention to detail
 - Physically demanding
Major Work Area
 - Maintenance
 - Overhaul
 - Repair
 - Service
Essential Skills
 - Computer use
 - Finding information
 - Decision making
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Weight Handling
 - Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement
Additional Skills
 - Order parts and maintain inventory
 - Keep maintenance reports and documentation
Work Location Information
 - Various locations
 - Room and board provided
 - In shop
Type of Equipment Repair
 - Excavators
 - Graders
 - Bulldozers
 - Forklifts
 - Heavy construction equipment
 - Tractors
Mechanical Repair Specialization
 - Drive trains and final drives
 - Highway vehicle tires and wheels
 - Hydraulic transmissions
 - Mechanical transmissions
 - Off-road vehicle tires and wheels
 - Power take-offs
 - Tracked vehicle suspensions and steering
 - Vehicle brake systems
 - Wheel-mounted vehicle suspension and steering


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