Heavy Equipment Shop Technician (Mechanic)

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Heavy Equipment Shop Technician (Mechanic)

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Reporting to the Shop Manager, the Heavy Equipment Technician is responsible for providing the maintenance and services needs of all Northern Mat & Bridge equipment.  Mainly ensuring that all off-road equipment is in condition ready to go to work.

This position is based at our Clairmont shop. Mon-Fri, daily overtime 7:30am-5:30pm (9.5 hour day), possibility of some weekends, on-call after hours rotation.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Preventative maintenance and servicing of all off-road equipment in the shop/field and follow proper NMB check sheets and documentations
  • Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Trouble shooting systems – example hydraulic, electrical and mechanical of all equipment and determine faults and extent of repair, communicating with supervisors and operators to understand the issues of the equipment
  • Major overhauls on equipment as required
  • Maintaining and tracking all NMB supplied tooling and parts inventory on service trucks
  • Test repair equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications and report tool deficiencies
  • Follow NMB safety protocols and standards while completing tasks
  • Other duties as required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Mechanically inclined
  • Work independently and capable to travel on occasion
  • Team player/Enjoy shop and outdoor work
  • Positive attitude
  • Physically capable and hard worker


  • Red Seal Journeyman Heavy Duty Technician (HET) Certificate
  • 3+ years’ experience working on heavy equipment
  • Experience with the following a huge asset; John Deere, Caterpillar, Komatsu, and commercial vehicles
  • Cummins engines and after treatment/emissions experience a must
  • Arc welding experience a must
  • Must be able to provide basic tooling
  • Experience with using electronic logs (ELD) an asset
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Class 1 license an asset

Compensation will be based on experience and qualifications. NMB offers a great employer paid benefits package, health care spending account, Employee Family Assistance Program, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, and RSP matching plan.

If you think your skill base matches what we are looking for please send us your resume and current drivers abstract by email , or apply online.

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


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

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