Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic

Job Information
Author matthewsequipmentlimited
Date April 13, 2024
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Matthews Equipment Limited
Salary $38.75 - Per Hour
Location Calgary, AB
Category Mechanic
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Company: Matthews Equipment Limited o/a Herc Rentals

Business information: Herc Rentals Inc. is a premier, full-service equipment rental firm providing our customers the equipment, services and solutions they need to achieve optimal performance safely, efficiently and effectively. With more than 50 years of equipment rental expertise, approximately 5,600 employees and 312 company-operated locations primarily in the United States and Canada, Herc Rentals serves a broad range of customer markets, including large and small companies in construction; industrial customers such as large industrial manufacturing plants, refineries and petrochemical operations; and other customers.

Business Address: 11230 – 88 Ave. Fort Saskatchewan, AB, T8L 3W5

Work Locations: 4747 25 Street SE Calgary, AB T2B 3R9

Type of Employment: Full Time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible

Job Description:

Troubleshoot, operate and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions

Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required: internal combustion engines, DC electrical systems, propane systems, hydraulics, and fuel systems

Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts: perform major repairs to maintain fleet equipment using diagnostic tools, hand tools, and measuring instruments independently

Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers’ specifications

Clean, lubricate and perform other maintenance work: conduct oil changes, lubrication of equipment, tire replacements, hose repairs, battery replacements and assorted services

Service attachments and working tools: reconditioning and replacing of assorted parts of the heavy equipment

Verify and repair emission control systems: operate and test equipment to ensure it passes Herc Rentals quality and efficiency standards

Instruct apprentices

Order parts and maintain inventory

Keep maintenance reports and documentation

Develop and maintain a consistent schedule of performing preventative maintenance of all Herc Rentals owned fleet at your branch

Assist shop lead with customer damage estimates and repairs

Produce timely and detailed service reports and repair logs

Enter and review work orders and complete part ordering via fleet management system

Diagnoses problem areas for any significant wear or tear on the equipment

Diagnose internal combustion engines, DC electrical systems, propane and systems, hydraulics, and fuel systems

Maintain work area in a clean and organized manner

Assist in training “C” and “B” Mechanics while taking direction from the shop lead

Follow all company’s procedures and protocols


Education: Some secondary education is required.

Experience: Completion of a three- to five-year apprenticeship program or a combination of over four years of work experience and industry courses in heavy equipment repair is required to be eligible for trade certification.

Welding experience is an asset.

Driver’s license is required.

Tier 4 emissions systems or strong electrical hydraulics diagnosis skills.

Work conditions and Physical capabilities: Fast-paced environment, Work under pressure, Tight deadlines, Repetitive tasks, Handling heavy loads, Physically demanding, Attention to detail, Combination of sitting, standing and walking.

Personal suitability: Excellent written communication, Excellent oral communication, Initiative, Client focus, Accurate, Judgement, Effective interpersonal skills, Team player, Organized.

Major work area: Hydraulic transmissions, Electrical systems, Suspension and undercarriage systems.

Diesel Engine Repair Specialization: Fuel injection system, Exhaust system, cooling system,

Lubrication system, Hydraulic transmissions.

Mechanical Maintenance and Repair Specialization: Knowledge and diagnose Mechanical transmissions, Drive trains and final drives.

Powered Equipment Repair Specialization: Hydraulic-operated working attachments

Required Equipment Experience: Forklift, Air Compressors, Mobile Elevated Work

Platform (MEWP).

Weight Handling: Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Language: English is required

Salary: $38.75 per hour, 40 hours per week

Benefits: Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Vision care benefits, Paramedical services coverage, Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Pension plan, Paid time off (volunteering or personal days), Travel insurance, Wellness program, Learning/training paid by employer.

Important Information:

Flexibility on schedule is required. The regular schedule will be from Monday to Friday from 7:00 AM to 5:30 PM. However, flexibility on schedule is required. Work on weekends or holidays and overtime may be required depending on the business’ needs.

Apply by e-mail to: Rui.Aguiar@hercrentals.com

cc: matthewsequipmentlimited@canadaemail.ca

****Please apply with the subject: Job Application – Heavy-duty equipment mechanic****

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