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Field Mechanic Expanded Mining

Reference ID: R-2018-5487

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Number of Opening: 4

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for the field maintenance, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhaul, repairs and assembly of a variety of Caterpillar draglines, rotary blast hole drills, electric rope shovels and hydraulic mining shovels based on different projects the team is involved in.

These positions will be supporting mines throughout the Western Canada region.

Job Description:

Major Job Functions:
  • Trouble shoot , maintain, repair all expanded mining equipment
  • Interface with customers and product sales and service representatives
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools
  • Assist the supervisor with various tasks
  • Perform routine maintenance work
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required

**Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current collective agreement**

Specific Skills & Knowledge:
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently; follows all company policies and procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi task, detail oriented, positive attitude and a team player
  • Ability to work alone or as part of a team
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with a knowledge of parts and service
  • Problem solving, repair and troubleshoot equipment in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to frequently bend, squat, climb, lift and push/pull 45 pounds without assistance
  • Ability to work outside in occasional incremental weather conditions required
  • Working at heights and confined spaces are occasionally required

Education & Experience:
  • Journeyperson Heavy Duty Technician Certification (Red Seal an asset)
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Heavy Duty Technician
  • Experience on mining mobile equipment considered an asset
  • Shovel assembly experience would be considered an asset
  • Understanding of the Caterpillar expanded mining product line will be considered an asset

  • Shift work may be required
  • Overnight travel may be required
  • Overtime may be a requirement of this role
  • Banked time and vacation time will be in accordance to the Expanded Mining LOU
  • Depending on the project, the position may report to Shawn Rhodey or Melissa Tugnum
  • Provide a successful Driver Abstract contingent to be hired.
  • 14X14 Shift
  • Camp
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must submit a successful Driver Abstract contingent to being selected for position

Please note that any future shift changes that may occur will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement.

Union Membership : You are required to become a member of the Union associated with this position. This will be effective immediately and will result in union dues being deducted from your pay. The terms and conditions of your employment will be governed by the collective agreement.

We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

Posted: January 15, 2019
Closes: March 16, 2019
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10,000+ employees
Transportation and Warehousing

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