Heavy Equipment Technician

Mainroad Alberta Contracting LP
Full Time

Join our dedicated team at Mainroad Alberta Contracting LP, based in Red Deer, Alberta. As a Heavy Equipment Technician, you’ll report directly to the Mechanical Supervisor and play a vital role in fleet maintenance and repair. Mainroad Group is an employee-owned company recognized for providing safe, reliable, and innovative services across Canada.

What we Offer:

  • Competitive pay & comprehensive benefits.
  • 3 weeks’ vacation.
  • Opportunities for share ownership & RRSPs.
  • Opportunity to work with a dedicated and skilled team.
  • Chance to grow and develop your skills.

What you Bring:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Alberta Certificate of Qualification or Interprovincial Ticket as a Mechanic (Heavy Equipment Technician preferred).
  • Minimum of three years’ experience as a Heavy Equipment Technician (Heavy Duty Mechanic).
  • Completion of the Commercial Vehicle Inspection Program (CVIP) or ability to complete within three months.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Class 3 with airbrake endorsement preferred).
  • Previous experience maintaining and repairing highway maintenance/snow removal equipment.
  • Thorough knowledge of the Motor Vehicle Act and Regulations.
  • Ability to work shifts, call-outs, weekends, and overtime as required.
  • Willingness to work in extreme weather conditions.
  • Capable of performing heavy physical labor.
  • Leadership skills and ability to mentor an apprentice.
  • Ability to work within a team environment.
  • Positive attitude with strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Safety-conscious, dedicated, and committed.

This role involves a range of job duties, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Repair and maintain a wide range of company vehicles and equipment in accordance with established standards.
  • Maintain knowledge and skills to effectively handle all aspects of the work.
  • Provide cooperation, service, and respect to co-workers, customers, and the general public.
  • Coach and mentor apprentices and other assigned employees.
  • Provide complete and timely records and reports as required by company policies and guidelines.
  • Ensure all assigned tools and equipment are accounted for and properly maintained.
  • Perform other related duties and special assignments as required and assigned.

If you are excited to be a part of our dynamic and expanding team, we invite you to apply by submitting your resume via this advertisement, or by email at hr-ab@mainroad.ca. Please note, only qualified shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Mainroad Group is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion in our workplace. We welcome and respect people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives. We are committed to creating a fair and equitable work environment where everyone can thrive and succeed.