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Lead Heavy Equipment Mechanic - 21015390


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Ad number:#933108206
Contact:Waste Management
City:Strathmore, AB
Zip:T1P 1V1


Equal Opportunity Employer
I. Job Summary
Leads, inspects, and conducts the repair and maintenance of heavy machinery and mechanical equipment such as engines, motors, pneumatic tools, conveyor systems, and production machines and equipment.

II. Essential Duties and Responsibilities
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other minor duties may be assigned.

Observes mechanical devices in operation and listens to their sounds to locate causes of trouble.
Dismantles, and instructs less experienced mechanics in the dismantling of, devices to gain access to and remove defective parts.
Examines form and texture of parts to detect imperfections.
Inspects used parts to determine changes in dimensional requirements.
Adjusts functional parts of devices and control instruments.
Repairs or replaces defective parts.
Installs special functional and structural parts in devices.
Lubricates and cleans parts.
Starts devices to test their performance.
Operates lathe, drill press, grinder, and other metalworking tools to make and repair parts.
Coordinates purchase orders for parts and machines.
Repairs electrical equipment.
May assist or direct less experienced mechanics as required.
Perform regular maintenance and Preventative Maintenance Inspections on equipment and record results and track repairs
III. Supervisory Responsibilities
This job has no supervisory duties.

IV. Qualifications
The requirements listed below are representative of the qualifications necessary to perform the job.

A. Education and Experience
Education: None Required
Experience: Four years of relevant experience
B. Certificates, Licenses, Registrations or Other Requirements

• Journeyman Ticket On Road & Off Road Required
• Heavy Equipment Experience Required
• On Highway Experience Recommended
• Working in the Field Required

Required: Valid Class 5 drivers' license with clean driving record
Preferred: Class 5 with air brake endorsement or Class 3 or higher with air brake endorsement
Preferred: High school diploma or G.E.D, Interprovincial Red seal, and greater than 4 years’ experience.
Must be legally eligible to work in Canada with a valid SIN
Successfully complete pre-employment drug/medical and background check, which will include previous employment check, criminal history and motor vehicle record review.
C. Other Knowledge, Skills or Abilities Required
A CVIP License is also highly desired. Lead Hand or foreman experience is an asset.

Microsoft Office and system experience.

V. Work Environment
Listed below are key points regarding environmental demands and work environment of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Required to use motor coordination with finger dexterity (such as keyboarding, machine operation, etc) most of the work day;
Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than 30 pounds rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical occupational risks (such as cuts, burns, exposure to toxic chemicals, etc) rarely;
Required to be exposed to physical environment which involves dirt, odors, noise, weather extremes or similar elements rarely;
Normal setting for this job is: operating/repairing equipment.
At Waste Management, each eligible employee receives a competitive total compensation package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance and Short Term Disability. As well as a Stock Purchase Plan, company pension, and more! Our employees also receive Paid Vacation, Holidays, and Personal Days. Please note that benefits may vary by site.

Please apply now on the site below, or call 877.220.5627, to speak with a Waste Management recruiter today!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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