Heavy Duty Mechanic

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Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Calgary, AB, CA

Company: Kiewit

Requisition ID: 61201   

Kiewit is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. Kiewit offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. Kiewit had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.



The South West Calgary Ring Road Project will be looking for Heavy Duty Mechanics! Our Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for ensuring that all company heavy equipment (such as; articulated haul trucks, dozers, excavators, backhoes, graders, loaders, etc.) are maintained in good working condition by inspecting, diagnosing, repairing and servicing the fleet in the shop or in the field. Working from manufacturers' specifications, they will identify and repair problems in structural, mechanical, or hydraulic systems. CAT experienced preferred.


  • Heavy Equipment Technicians must:
    • interpret work orders and technical manuals
    • keep equipment cleaned, lubricated and maintained
    • diagnose faults or malfunctions
    • adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
    • test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that the work done meets manufacturers' specifications and legislated regulations
    • write service reports
  • Maintenance and repair of vehicles and equipment may include:
    • internal combustion engines and components, both stationary and mobile
    • tracked equipment, commonly called crawler tractors
    • ground engaging equipment and components
    • earth moving equipment
    • off-highway motor vehicles, trucks
    • towed off-highway vehicles, trailers
  • Consult with Shop Foreman regarding all repairs and the extent of repairs necessary
  • Responsible to ensure all work is completed in a safe manner
  • Perform work in either shop or outdoor construction site settings
  • Assist with other duties as required


  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in heavy civil construction
  • Journey-Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic/Interprovincial Red Seal Certification
  • CAT experience preferred
  • Must have a valid class 5 (or better) driver’s license with clean drivers abstract
  • Must be able to communicate well with co-workers
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Must be able to meet all safety requirements and applicable safety policies
  • The successful candidate must successfully complete a site pre-access drug and alcohol test
  • Ability to work cooperatively independently and with a team in a fast-paced and complex environment




  • Able to work shift work as required, including night shift
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • The ability to stand, crouch and kneel for long periods of time.
  • Manual dexterity, balance for working on scaffolding.
  • Requires standing and bending over for extensive periods of time.  May often require crawling, climbing, grasping, kneeling, squatting, and twisting. 
  • Requires working at heights, climbing and descending ladders frequently. 
  • Candidates should be able to lift weight (50lbs), able to work on heights.

Kiewit believes in equal opportunity in employment practices without discrimination, and complies with all laws regarding human rights in the provinces where we operate.

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