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Shop Mechanic

Acheson AB
Date Posted
Apr 12, 2017
Position Summary

Forbes Bros. Ltd. has been meeting the maintenance needs of utilities and industry throughout Canada and the world since 1976. Forbes Bros. Ltd. is the largest privately held power line construction companies in Western Canada. With our extensive fleet of conventional rubber tired and specialty all-terrain utility construction equipment, and a sizeable work force of highly skilled employees we are able to handle any project up to 500 KV.

To support operational growth Forbes Bros. Ltd. is looking for a Mechanic to join our team. Reporting to the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanic maintains, repairs and overhauls heavy vehicles and industrial equipment at our Acheson location to support various Power line Construction Project sites across Canada.

Key Responsibilities

Troubleshoot, maintain and repair mechanical and hydraulic systems and components on a variety of equipment including but not limited to tractor-trailer units and large commercial vehicles. 
Conduct regular preventative maintenance tasks and inspections
Assist with troubleshooting of electrical systems and components
Maintain service truck and keep stocked with tools and spare parts
Assist with the start-up and commissioning of new project sites 
Responsible for maintaining the service truck log books
Responsible for creating and updating work orders within Viewpoint 
Maintain shop tools and work area

Required Qualifications

Essential Requirements:
Required Skills and Abilities:
Self-directed, outgoing personality and a team player 
Well organized with attention to detail
Service orientated with strong communication skills
Ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage timelines effectively


Education and Experience:
Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification, or Heavy-Duty Equipment Technician Red Seal Endorsement is required
Mechanical aptitude
3-5 years related experience


Additional Details:
This position is shop based but does have some field work - requiring candidates to:
Have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driver's abstract

Remuneration and Benefits

Forbes Bros. Ltd. offers Competitive Compensation, a Comprehensive Benefit Package and a Rewarding Employee Pension Plan!


We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted

To apply with your attached resume, click here
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