The successful candidate will be an experienced heavy-duty mechanic and be responsible for repairing, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhauling and maintaining m heavy-duty equipment used in construction, transportation, forestry, mining, oil and gas, material handling, landscaping, land clearing, farming and similar activities.
Duties include, but not limited to:
- Check vehicles for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
- Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
- Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
- Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications
- Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment and vehicles
- Service attachments and working tools (ie. Blades, ploughs, winches and side booms)
- Perform repair work on heavy trucks, RV’s and buses
- Inspects, diagnoses, repairs, replaces and tests all components of gasoline and diesel internal combustion engines, engine starting systems, and steering and braking systems.
- Inspects, diagnoses, adjusts, repairs, replaces and tests all components of clutches, hydraulic couplings, transmissions, transfer cases and axle assemblies.
- Inspects, repairs, and re-assembles suspension systems, frames, wheels and tracks.
- Inspects, repairs or replaces equipment winches, power take-offs, pneumatic or hydraulic pumps, booms, cables, blades and buckets.
- Inspects, repairs, overhauls and re-assembles electrical components such as alternators, distributors, starters, relays and solenoids, etc.
- Prepares work estimates of labour and parts costs; writes service reports.
- Interprets technical manuals relating to manufacturer specifications and warranty requirements.
- Keeps minor records.
- Performs other related duties as required.