Field Heavy Duty Mechanic

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Field Heavy Duty Mechanic

Northern Mat

Position Description:

Reporting to the Operations Manager and the Shop Foreman, the Heavy Duty Field Technician is responsible for providing the maintenance and services needs of all Northern Mat & Bridge equipment.  Mainly ensuring that all trucks, trailers, and equipment is in condition ready to go to work.

Location of work is across Ontario with a focus in Northern Ontario.  Fully stocked service truck provided.  Live Out Allowance provided when travelling.  Accommodations provided by Northern Mat & Bridge

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure Preventative Maintenance and servicing of all equipment
  • Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Trouble shooting systems– example hydraulic, electrical & mechanical of all equipment and determine faults and extent of repair
  • Major overhauls on equipment as required
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications
  • Welding repairs to attachments
  • Other shop duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Welding certificate
  • Work independently
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude

Experience Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience working on heavy equipment
  • Experience with the following parts a huge asset: Kenworth, Ford, Hitachi, Cat, John Deere, and Komatsu

Education Requirements:

  • 3rd year, 4th year or Journeyman or Red Seal Certification as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Class G License is required
  • DZ is an asset


Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications. We offer a great employer paid benefits package and RSP matching program.

If you think your skill base matches what we are looking for please send us your resume by email to

NMB is an equal opportunity employer and a drug and alcohol-free workplace.

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