Heavy Duty Field Technician (Mechanic)

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Heavy Duty Field Technician (Mechanic)

Reporting to the Operations Manager, 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. Northern Mat & Bridge provides a service truck that will be fully equipped with parts & supplies to handle a variety of infield maintenance repairs, any specialty tooling required for tasks will be provided upon request. Live Out Allowance provided when traveling. 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
  • Capable of completing work orders and inspection sheets
  • Willing and able to train apprentices
  • Welding repairs to attachments
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Technologically inclined
  • Welding certificate
  • Work independently
  • Team player
  • Positive attitude
  • Ability to travel/be away from home

Experience Requirements:

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

Education Requirements:

  • 3rd year, 4th year or Journeyman or Red Seal Certificate as a Heavy Duty Equipment Technician and/or Ontario 421A
  • Class G License is required, and clean drivers abstract
  • DZ is an asset

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

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

Northern Mat & Bridge is an equal opportunity employer and drug & alcohol free workplace.


To apply for this job email your details to hreast@northernmat.ca

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