An exciting opportunity exists within our Fleet and Facility Services Team. As a key member of the department, the main focus of this Heavy Equipment Tech position is to perform all necessary repairs and maintenance to County heavy equipment fleet. In addition, assists with the County automotive vehicles and fire response vehicles when required.
Key Responsibilities Include:
Perform maintenance and repair on all County vehicles and equipment as required in Fleet & Facility Services shop or on site.
Perform maintenance and repair on external customer vehicles or equipment as directed by Manager, Fleet & Facility Services.
Conducts Commercial Vehicle Inspections on all County truck/tractor units in accordance with Provincial guidelines.
Responsible to provide accurate parts order lists for required repairs to Facility Service Coordinator.
Provides feedback to the manager on changes required to the Preventive Maintenance Program to ensure it is effective and efficient.
Accurately completes the required portion of the work orders on all repairs and maintenance performed.
Reports to the Shop Supervisor any irregularities in the operation and care of County equipment.
Ensures all repairs are performed in a cost effective and timely manner.
Attend Technical Training upgrading as required by the manager.
Guides and directs any service personnel in his/her care.
Assist in the training and supervision at Heavy Equipment Technician Apprentice and/or Registered Apprenticeship Program (RAP), student as dictated by the current Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Standards.
Provides daily updates on work order status to Supplies & Equipment Coordinator.
Performs other related duties as required by the Shop Supervisor.
Adhere to applicable responsibilities and accountabilities as outlined in the Sturgeon County Health and Safety Management System.
Must work effectively and efficiently with others and alone, always be punctual, be organized and perform accurate work, communicate openly and contribute through ideas and voicing of concerns. Work is performed in the Fleet & Facility Services Shop or on a work site within the County. Heavy physical job requirements of occasional lifting of 50 pounds, standing for extended periods, climbing, crawling and extended twisting movements.
This position requires a current Alberta Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Journeymen Certificate or equivalent and 2 – 3 years’ experience on mobile construction equipment. Willing to consider a 4th year apprentice. Must use own personal hand and air tools to perform this job. Experience in working with a Preventive Maintenance Program would be an asset. Previous experience in heavy equipment operating would also be an asset.
Sturgeon County has implemented a COVID-19 Vaccination Directive that requires all new employees to prove that they are fully vaccinated prior to their first day of work. Human Rights Exemptions may be considered but will need to be reviewed before an employee is able to commence work.