Heavy Equipment Technician

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 26279

If you are passionate about safety, maintaining heavy equipment, building positive relationships and working within a very dynamic team environment, then we have the role for you. Reporting to the shift supervisor, you will support our mine maintenance team by safely maintaining our heavy equipment fleet to ensure optimum reliability and availability of the assets.

  • Safely perform maintenance on and operate company provided equipment
  • Run maintenance repairs on our equipment, including troubleshooting hydraulic systems, engines, transmissions, and electronics
  • Remove and replace major components (engines, transmissions, wheel motors, etc.)
  • Ensure that preventative maintenance guidelines are adhered to and maintain complete and accurate records associated with the technical and preventative aspects of this position
  • Participate in post-event failure analysis and root cause discussions to develop solutions
  • Execute all planned maintenance inspections and repairs on all types of heavy and auxiliary equipment
  • Build practices and procedures for repairs and implement approved modifications for the heavy equipment and auxiliary fleet

Required Qualifications

  • Two or more years of post-apprenticeship experience maintaining mining heavy equipment
  • Experience with Caterpillar (CAT) auxiliary equipment, Komatsu haul trucks, Komatsu and Hitachi hydraulic shovels and/or CAT7495 & P&H 4100 cable shovels
  • Prior experience with SAP is an asset
  • Valid Alberta Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Heavy Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate; attach your Journeyperson / red seal ticket with your application to be considered
  • High School Diploma or General Education Diploma (GED)
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

Preferred Qualifications


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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Nov 4, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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