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Heavy Duty Mechanic

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Job Order #: 5622358

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Ramjet Contracting Ltd.
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Employer Name:
Ramjet Contracting Ltd.

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Cara Vindevoghel

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Looking for an Apprentice currently enrolled in the heavy duty Mechanic trade,
to perform skilled tasks in the mechanical repair and maintenance of heavy equipment such as
excavators, rock trucks, graders, heavy trucks and trailers, On site in the field and in a shop environment.

Job Description:
Duties and Responsibilities:

Knowledge of the operation of the diesel and gasoline internal combustion engines, electrical systems for all vehicles and equipment and the ability to diagnose problems
Observe safety precautions, and handling procedures and techniques while working with hot engines, high pressure oils, fuels, gases, and dangerous chemicals.
Knowledge of the operating and repair characteristics of large fleet vehicles, and heavy equipment.
Ability to read and understand , schematics, shop manuals and troubleshooting diagrams.
Ability to work in conditions which are dirty, wet, and greasy, and be able to work outside in all types of weather.
Ability  to insure quality completion of a job.
Ability to communicate to the Lead hand Mechanic clearly so maintenance records can be maintained and the parts necessary for a job are ordered correctly and promptly.
Able to  lift heavy parts, tires, brake drums, etc.
Ability to work in fatiguing or awkward positions, including considerable bending, standing and laying throughout the work day.
Knowledge of safety aspects and standard precautions. Must be will to comply with all safety policies.
-Trouble shooting and diagnostics
-welding skills
-Full time, Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 with the possibility of some over time.
-Must have own tools and boots.


Skills and Abilities

Own Tools/Equipment
 - Steel-toed safety boots
 - Tools
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Attention to detail
 - Physically demanding
Security and Safety
 - Drug test
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Major Work Area
 - Maintenance
 - Overhaul
 - Repair
 - Service
Essential Skills
 - Significant use of memory
 - Continuous learning
 - Finding information
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Critical thinking
 - Problem solving
 - Working with others
 - Oral communication
 - Writing
 - Document use
 - Reading text
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - 1st Period Apprentice
Additional Skills
 - Order parts and maintain inventory
 - Keep maintenance reports and documentation
Work Location Information
 - In shop
 - On-site customer service


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