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Organization Overview Aecon Group Inc. is Canada’s largest, publicly traded construction and infrastructure development company. Aecon and its subsidiaries provide services to private and public sector clients throughout Canada and on a selected basis internationally. Aecon is pleased to be recognized as one of the Best Employers in Canada.
Business Unit Overview Aecon Mining is one of Canada’s largest mining and land reclamation contractors in the oilsands today, a position that complements our already well-established role as a leading heavy industrial contractor in the region.  The division is uniquely positioned to offer clients a broad range of services, from environmental reclamation and overburden removal to civil, mechanical, and general contracting services.
Division Mining
Business Unit Aecon Mining
City Fort McMurray
Province/State Alberta [AB]
Country Canada [CA]
Title Heavy Duty Mechanic
Position Overview Under general supervision, the Heavy Duty Mechanic will be responsible for carrying out skilled journeyman level work. Work involves preventative and corrective maintenance, inspections, modifications, installation/dismantling of systems and projects within the trade, and troubleshooting, diagnosing and repairs of earthmoving/mining/construction equipment.
Key Responsibilities
  • Ensures all Workplace Safety, Environmental and National Safety Code Policies and Regulations are being adhered to
  • Read diagrams/schematics and manufacturers repair manuals for work procedures
  • Operate a hoist and lift device to position machinery parts in a safe manner
  • Inspect and examine vehicles and equipment
  • Lubricate, service, diagnose, repair, assemble, and maintain vehicles and equipment
  • Timely and accurate diagnosis and repair including computer connection/diagnosis with machine to identify fault codes,
  • Keep abreast of changes to industry standards
  • Provides guidance and instruction to less experienced, or apprentice maintenance personnel
  • Performing hands on maintenance and repairs of all equipment
  • Diagnosing electrical, mechanical and hydraulic troubles
  • Making repairs according to the manufacturers specifications
  • Suggest positive changes to policy and procedures as required
  • Initiative, diligence and reliability
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Maintain excellent customer relations
Required Knowledge & Skills
  • Valid Class 1 license preferred; will consider Class 3 or 5
  • Fewer than 6 demerit points on driver’s abstract
  • Excellent mechanical knowledge
  • Physically fit, heavy lifting required
  • 3 years industry experience
  • Journeyman Certificate (Red Seal) Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Dual tickets will be considered an asset
  • Effective interpersonal skills (spoken and written communication)
  • High school graduate asset
Employment Status Permanent
Compensation & Benefits Overview As per Collective Agreement, base wage range $40.00/hr - $45.00/hr.

Aecon offers the opportunity to work on challenging, high profile projects and provides competitive compensation and benefits.
Equity Statement Aecon is an equal opportunity employer.
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