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Heavy Duty Mechanic - Field

Elkford, BC
Full Time
2 days ago
Company:Finning Canada

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type:Permanent

Position Overview:Join the Finning Canada family, part of the world's largest Caterpillar dealer. We are currently looking for a dedicated Heavy Duty Mechanic who will be responsible for the field troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of a variety of Caterpillar mining products, based out of our Finning Elkford Branch.

Opportunity to work on cutting edge equipment including the all new 794AC haul trucks, the all new 994K large wheel loader, 24-14 graders, 390 and 395 excavators and the all new D11 TKN just to list a few.

This position will work a 7 day on/7day off 12-hour continuous shift rotation which affords you time to enjoy all the amenities and lifestyle provided in the Elk Valley including world renowned down hill skiing/mountain biking, fly fishing, hiking, camping, hunting, outdoor motor sports and all other outdoor activities.

If you are a safety conscious team player, self-motivated, autonomous, detail-oriented and possess your Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician certification with a valid driver's license, then you are exactly who we are looking for!

Job Description:
  • Troubleshoot and repair Caterpillar equipment
  • Perform field diagnosis and field running repairs in a mine setting
  • Utilize Caterpillar SIS and ET daily
  • Complete technical documentation (service reports, warranty, crossover notes)
  • Interact with customers, sales support, and the rest of the Finning team
  • Work with the Service Supervisor and Leadhand on various tasks as required

  • Interprovincial Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Certification
  • Valid driver's license with a successful recent drivers abstract
  • Safety conscious team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Completion of Finning S-Levels, Failure Analysis, Machine Electronic Controls, or Tier 4 training would be considered an asset
  • Completion of Caterpillar product courses would be considered an asset
  • Previous Caterpillar mining equipment repair experience would be considered an asset


  • What We Offer:
  • This position is located out of our Elkford on a 7x7 continuous shift rotation
  • Hourly rate: $46.72/hour
  • Field Premium Rate: $2.55/hour
  • Boot Allowance: $250/year
  • Tool Allowance: $750/year
  • Regional Wage Allowance: 10% (If applicable)
  • First Aide Premium: $0.90/hour(If applicable)
  • Double time overtime every Sunday shift worked (If applicable)
  • Must be able to comply with Covid-19 requirements(If applicable)
  • Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current collective agreement

W e 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.
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