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J/Mechanic (Field)

Reference ID: R-2018-5175

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Number of Opening: 5

Worker Type: Permanent

Position Overview: Live and Work in Beautiful South Eastern BC. An incredible place for Outdoor Recreation, welcoming communities, and Family Living;

•\tWorld Class Skiing-Snowboarding-Snowmobiling-Fishing-Mountain Biking-Hiking-Hunting
•\tHome every night to be with your family

Work with Finning in the Elk Valley and be eligible for the following:
•\tRegional wage allowance
•\tField premium
•\tContinuous shift premium
•\tNightshift premium
•\tOT available
•\tFully tooled service trucks
•\tInnovative products (Remote Dozer is one example)
•\tProgressive (Always have test iron and test machines in the works)
•\tVariety (5 Sites with 200+ pieces of Cat Equipment, from large Haul Trucks to a wide array of
Support Equipment)
•\tMultiple training opportunities (formal technical training, local technical support and direct lines with
the factory)
•\tPositive and collaborative team environment and many team functions

Job Description:

Reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, this individual will be responsible for all repairs, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhauling, and maintaining mobile heavy-duty Caterpillar equipment used in construction, forestry, mining, oil, and gas. Must be able to perform each essential function adequately.

Major Job Functions:
  • Trouble shooting equipment and perform equipment repairs
  • Interface with customers, products and sales support
  • Working with the Supervisor on various tasks
  • Providing support with reference to on-site safety requirements
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required

**Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current Collective Agreement**

Specific Skills & Knowledge:
  • Dedication to safety
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of the Caterpillar product line
  • Engine and/or component rebuilding experience would be considered an asset
  • Previous Caterpillar and general line equipment repair experience
  • Completion, or be in the process of completing Finning S-level courses
  • Transmission or Hydraulic testing would be considered an asset
  • Computer literacy along with an understanding of Finning systems and software programs would be considered assets

Education & Experience:
  • Interprovincial Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Heavy Duty Technician

  • Shifts will be 4 days on, 4 days off, or 7 days on, 7 days off
  • Valid drivers license
  • Must submit a successful Driver Abstract contingent to being selected for position

Please note that any future shift changes that may occur will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement.

Union Membership: You are required to become a member of the Union associated with this position. This will be effective immediately and will result in union dues being deducted from your pay. The terms and conditions of your employment will be governed by the collective agreement.

    We are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.

    Posted: December 11, 2018
    Closes: February 9, 2019
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    10,000+ employees
    Transportation and Warehousing

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    About Finning

    Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer delivering unrivalled service for over 80 years. We sell, rent and provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various ...