Heavy Duty Journeyman Technician

Full Time
Volker Stevin Highways
Aldersyde, AB
Application deadline: 19/07/2024
Job ID: RQ24148

Volker Stevin Canada and its subsidiaries across Western Canada are dedicated to providing the highest level of quality services in the areas of: construction, project management, highway maintenance, civil works and bridge construction, maintenance and rehabilitation expertise, and asphalt/aggregate plants and pits.

Position Rationale:

​​​A Heavy-Duty Journeyman Technician diagnoses, maintains, and repairs mechanical and electrical issues on many roads’ construction equipment and light fleet trucks. Additionally, reducing equipment down time and minimizing repair costs on all equipment to ensure they continue to run safely at optimum efficiency.​​

Position Accountabilities:

  • Perform maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment, including but not limited to pavers, loaders, skid steers, graders, excavators, dozers, backhoes, and trucks.
  • Inspect, repair, and adjust gasoline and diesel-powered units.
  • Diagnose, service and repair various systems found on pieces of heavy equipment, such as mechanical and computer electronic controls, air brake systems, transmissions, high voltage generators, propane powered equipment and pneumatic systems.
  • Perform routine maintenance checks and adjustments to fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires, and clutches.
  • Diagnose problems, disassemble units, repair, or replace parts and re assemble units.
  • Maintain service logs and records of maintenance on vehicles and motorized equipment.
  • Keep tools, equipment, and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.
  • Other mechanic and shop duties may arise.

Working Environment/Conditions:

  • Long hours and continuous days of service.
  • Overtime as required.
  • Use of Personal Protection Equipment is required.
  • Must be physically able to lift 40 lbs. repetitively on a regular basis.
  • Must comply with the company’s drug and alcohol testing requirements.

The ideal candidate for this position will possess the following:

Qualifications & Experience

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D. preferred.
  • Accredited Heavy-Duty Technician.
  • Class 1 or class 3 Driver’s License.
  • Off-Road experience is an asset.
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis.
  • Must comply with Drug and Alcohol testing requirements.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only those selected will be contacted for an interview.

About Volker Stevin Highways

Our story begins in 1996 with the privatization of Highway Maintenance in the Province of Alberta. We started our operations in Southern Alberta, and have maintained the roads, and bridges in the Lethbridge Contract Maintenance Areas ever since. In 2001, we assumed responsibility for the Calgary area, and further expanded our operations in 2016 with the 30-year maintenance contract of the North East section of the Anthony Henday Drive in Edmonton. In August 2019 we added all of Mountain View County and Clearwater County to our areas and currently maintain approximately 30% of the provincial road network (~ 18,500 lane km’s). Over 200 plow trucks, and more than 350 people, work all year round to provide safe roads and bridges to the travelling public in Alberta.

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