Date:  Nov 18, 2020

Calgary, AB, CA Fort McMurray, AB, CA Edmonton, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Civil West

Heavy Duty Mechanic

At Aecon, we’re building the future and our people are at the heart of everything we do. We're always looking for exceptional talent to work on our exciting and ever-expanding project portfolios. We are focused on being the #1 Canadian Infrastructure Company and the first choice employer in our industry.


Safe. Trusted. Respected. Aecon Civil is a market leader with a self-perform competitive advantage and core local strength in key markets. We’re proud of our work helping to expand and improve Canada’s infrastructure and transportation networks, and we’re ready to build the future of our country. With over a century of experience, and the ability to offer diverse, comprehensive services, Aecon is a preferred contractor for our clients. This includes numerous public entities and Public-Private Partnerships in Canada and abroad.


Position Overview

Under the supervision of the Shop Foreman, the Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for preventative/corrective maintenance, inspections, modifications, installation/dismantling of systems, and diagnosing/repairs of earthmoving/paving construction equipment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Ensures all Workplace Safety, Environmental and National Safety Code Policies and Regulations are being adhered to.
  • Read diagrams/schematics and manufacturers repair manuals for work procedures.
  • Operate a hoist and lift device to position machinery parts in a safe manner.
  • Inspect and examine vehicles and equipment.
  • Lubricate, service, diagnose, repair, assemble, and maintain vehicles and equipment.
  • Timely and accurate diagnosis and repair including computer connection/diagnosis with machine to identify fault codes.
  • Provides guidance and instruction to less experienced, or apprentice maintenance personnel.
  • Performing hands on maintenance and repairs of all equipment.
  • Diagnosing electrical, mechanical and hydraulic troubles.
  • Making repairs according to the manufacturer’s specifications.
  • Suggest positive changes to policy and procedures as required.
  • Initiative, diligence and reliability.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Other duties as required.


Required Knowledge and Experience

  • 3+ years of industry experience.
  • Valid driver's license.
  • Fewer than 6 demerit points on driver’s abstract.
  • Excellent mechanical knowledge.
  • Physically fit, heavy lifting required.
  • Journeyman Certificate (Red Seal) Heavy Equipment Technician.
  • Dual tickets will be considered an asset.
  • CVIP certification or willing to obtain.


Aecon has every intention of fostering diversity within and across our organization. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our staff including, but not limited to, women, visible minorities, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


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