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Date:  Sep 14, 2023

Redcliff, AB, CA

Operating Sector:  Transportation West & Foundations

Position Title:  Heavy Duty Mechanic

Build Your Career at Aecon

Aecon is proud to build some of the most impactful infrastructure projects of this generation. From the roads and transit systems that connect our communities, to the communication networks that link us from coast-to-coast, and the water infrastructure that supplies our businesses and homes. Our integral work includes constructing the pipelines that join provinces with the energy that fuels the nation, and the airports and ports that connect us all. Aecon is there, safely and sustainably building the future.  


We lead the infrastructure industry with purpose, and our people are at the heart of everything we do. Our business success relies on strong execution and continuous improvement – driven by the diversity, expertise and teamwork of our employees. We are always searching the globe for exceptional candidates to join the Aecon family and be a part of our forward-thinking, innovative, best-in-class organization!  


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.
  • Must Comply with the company's drug & alcohol program, including testing requirement. 
  • 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 fosters diversity, inclusion and belonging within and across our organization. We welcome all to apply including, women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, and persons of any sexual orientation or gender identity.


We are committed to adhering to the objectives and requirements outlined in the Accessible Canada Act (ACA), and to meeting the accessibility needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner, through the implementation of the requirements of the ACA and its applicable regulations. If you require accommodation under the ACA Act during any step of the application process please click here.