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Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic - Closing Applications: Dec 11, 2018

Employer: West-Can Seal Coating Inc.
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Didsbury, AB

Job Description:

West-Can Seal Coating Inc. is seeking a Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic to assist and support our team in both the shop (Didsbury, AB) and the field, with the responsibility of effectively performing maintenance and service on our fleet of equipment and vehicles.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

- Inspect and maintain equipment 
- Diagnose and repair malfunctioning equipment
- Maintain equipment as required by equipment manufacturer and company safety program
- Keep record of and track all repairs and parts invoicing
- Prioritize repair and maintenance requirements
- Assist in safe operation of equipment 
- Lock out and tag out defective equipment and inspect equipment for safe operation
- Report to site supervisor, owner/management.


- Current Class 5 Driver’s license (Candidates with class 1 or 3 with Q endorsement are preferred)
- CVIP required
- Willingness to travel and spend extended time away from home during peak season (May to November)
- Ability to work extended hours during the construction season (May to November)
- Ability to lift 70 pounds
- Self-starter as well as a team player
- Strong ability to multi task.

Qualities of a successful candidate:

The successful candidate shall be physically fit, a hardworking team player that recognizes the value of work place safety, a minimum 2 years’ experience, and must hold a valid industry journeyman certification.

Please submit your resume to human resources at While we appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of our standard recruitment process, a suitable candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment screening and provide us with a driver’s abstract as a condition of employment.

For further corporate information, please visit our website at

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Apprentice Heavy Duty Mechanic - Closing Applications: Nov 16, 2018

Employer: Carmacks Enterprises
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Calgary

Job Description:

We are seeking an APPRENTICE HEAVY DUTY ON ROAD MECHANIC. This is an exciting opportunity for the right candidate to learn and work in a supportive environment while advancing your career!

The shift would be M-F 8am-4:30pm to start. You will be working out of our Calgary shop, repairing and maintaining Road Maintenance Equipment. You will be mentored by our Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic who is responsible for the diagnosis and repair on all heavy equipment (on road) used in road building and maintenance such as; Plow Trucks, Heavy Trucks, Light Trucks, Loaders, Graders, etc. Work will be within a shop, with field repair as required.


Wash and lube equipment;
Regular cleaning and maintenance of the shop;
Pick up and stock parts;
Assist Journeyman with preventative maintenance inspections and repairs;
Complete required paperwork to document services performed;
Participate in additional training required;
Have a positive attitude to safety compliance and creating a safe work environment;


A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial 1st or 2nd year HD Mechanic Apprentice Certification
Road construction background a definite asset
Minimum class 5 with a clean driving record

If you are:

Reliable with a strong work ethic,
Have a positive attitude,
Are committed to learning the trade,
And excited to earn as you grow with the company, then we want to hear from you!

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Shop Supervisor - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Parkland Manufacturing Ltd`
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Esterhazy, SK

Job Description:

The Shop Supervisor will be leading a team of ~30 shop employees who are involved in the custom manufacturing process. This position serves as a leader, mentor, coach and facilitator, including the day-to-day management of the factory. 

Job Description

• Managing daily operations and all employees who are involved in the manufacturing processes in industrial custom fabrication and welding plant. 
• Maximizes efficiency by analyzing workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. 
• Manages staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs. Set up, maintain, and use KPIs for employee performance reviews and monitoring. 
• Ensures that project/department goals are met, adhering to/exceeding approved budgets and allotted hours. Provides feedback for closed loop feedback to improve budget development. 
• Creating employee work schedules, training, and overseeing subordinates to verify that employees are performing all of their duties effectively. 
• Assuring all equipment works and arranging repairs when necessary.
• Responsible for interviewing and hiring job candidates, performs worker evaluations, and disciplinary actions. 
• Adheres and enforces all safety protocols in the company

Wage: Total Compensation Package including fair and equitable wages and a comprehensive group benefits. 
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Welder - Closing Applications: Nov 30, 2018

Employer: Parkland Manufacturing Ltd
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Esterhazy, SK

Job Description:

Reporting to the Team Leader, you will be a key team member of the fabrication process everyday. It is a full-time position, Monday to Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm. This position is situated in Esterhazy, SK.

Job Description

• Review plans, drawings, work samples, specifications, and work orders to determine work requirements and sequence of welding assignments.
• Operate welding equipment to fuse metal segments using weld processes such as GMAW and SMAW.
• Square up and weld components in various directions: flat, horizontal, vertical or overhead, etc. 
• Clamping, holding, tack-welding, heat-bending, bolting, or grinding parts as necessary to satisfy the technical requirements and create a welded final product.
• Examine finished products to ensure the specifications are met.
• Operates drill presses, power saws, grinders and a variety of welding equipment and hand tools.
• Assist with maintenance and repair.
• Adhere to safety practices.

Wage: Total Compensation Package including fair and equitable wages and a comprehensive group benefits. 
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Apprentice Heavy Duty Equipment Technician - Closing Applications: Dec 30, 2018

Employer: WISE Intervention Services
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Red Deer, Alberta

Job Description:

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice is responsible for effectively and efficiently performing preventative maintenance and repairs on the company equipment to manufacturing or company standards in both the shop or field locations.


Service, inspect, disassemble and assemble equipment and vehicles to perform routine maintenance work and repairs as requested.
Diagnose equipment problems, disassemble and reassemble components on equipment by using all appropriate tools and following company and manufacturing procedures.
Determine and communicate to staff, management and the Maintenance and Shop Foreman on any equipment or maintenance requirements.
Investigate and research root cause analysis on equipment malfunctions and provide recommended solutions to Shop Foreman.
Operate a hoist and lift devices to position equipment in a safe and efficient manner.
Prepare work orders and ensure that work orders are closed upon completion of required tasks.
Perform checks to ensure that the equipment is suitable for field work or travel.
Maintenance for all units and ensure that they are 100% functional when dispatched to the field.
Respond to emergency-situations and participate in practice drills.
Ensure all company standards and operation equipment manufacturing requirements are followed.
Keep abreast of industry standards.
Operate electronic mail systems and coordinate the flow of information both internally and externally with other organizations.
Ensure operations are conducted in a safe and efficient manner and in compliance with federal and provincial legislation and with WISE policies.
Other assignments as directed.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

A 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4thyear Heavy Equipment Technician is required.
Valid class 5 driver’s license with less than six demerits is required. Class 1 preferred.
Efficient in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook.
Must be punctual, reliable and professional.
Must be quick, proactive, self-disciplined, self-organized, and have a good professional attitude towards visitors and staff.
Effective communication and organizational skills.
Excellent ability to think quickly and make the most effective decisions in high-pressure situations.

Working Conditions

Duties require an on call 24/7 during a set rotation in a shop and field locations.
Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work in adverse weather conditions.
Must pass a pre-employment physical and drug test.
Must be able to be away from home for long periods of time.

Wage: To be determined upon interview process 
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