Heavy Equipment Technician (Shop & Field work)

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Heavy Equipment Technician (Shop & Field work)

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.

Roughly 70% field work, 30% shop.

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
  • 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. 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 and current drivers abstract by Fax 780-538-1839, email HR@northernmat.ca, 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 hr@northernmat.ca

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