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.