heavy equipment technician in grand prairies

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CA$ 36 per hour
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grand prairies, alberta
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Skilled Trades and Industrial Management
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CA$ 36 per hour
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Heavy Equipment Technician / Heavy Duty Mechanic needed in Valleyview, Alberta!!

Randstad is seeking a Heavy Equipment Technician / Heavy Duty Mechanic for our Valleyview, AB location client.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for maintaining, servicing and repairing diesel and natural gas engine-generator sets in various locations across Alberta. They troubleshoot operational failures of generators, install and test new units.

You will be responsible to:

**Troubleshoot, repair and maintain engines used in prime and standby power equipment such as electric generators and industrial machinery

**Responsible for the mechanical and electrical troubleshooting of controls and accessories such as batteries, battery chargers, heaters, motors and pumps, and all other components in a diesel generator

**Perform preventive maintenance on power generation equipment

**Identify additional repairs needed such as replacing belts, hoses, batteries, fan hubs, etc.

**Responsible for parts inventory on service truck

Flexible wages
Flexible Shifts
Relocation available
Rotation is an option for the right candidate

NO Accommodation or Travel Allowance provided


Experience with maintenance and a working knowledge of diesel engines, specific generator experience with basic electrical understanding would be preferred;

Ability to learn relays, digital/analog inputs-outputs and PLC’s;

Ability to trouble-shoot problems with generators, automatic transfer switches and switchgear would be an asset;

Require a minimum of a technical certificate and 2-3 years’ work experience in industrial mechanical-electrical troubleshooting and/or repairs of power generation, alternators and control systems

Diesel engine repair experience working on 20-1250kw units with primarily Cummins drivers.

Technical Requirements:

A clean minimum class 5 operator’s license with good defensive driving skills;

Required to maintain training in WHMIS, TDG, H2S and Defensive Driving;

Log book training.

If you feel you have the appropriate experience for this role, please send your resume directly to jessica.connor@randstad.ca OR call directly at 403.235.4046



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