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Current Career Opportunities


Field Mechanic

Various Locations, MB
Date Posted
May 09, 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 sizable 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 Field Mechanics to join our team.


Reporting to the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, the Field Mechanic maintains, repairs and overhauls heavy vehicles and industrial equipment at various Power line Construction Project sites across Manitoba.


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


Remuneration and Benefits

Additional Details:This position is field based - requiring candidates to:


• Have and maintain a valid driver's license and acceptable driver's abstract


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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