Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Working Forman

  • Full Time
  • Acheson

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Job Description Details: >

The Nuna Group of Companies is now accepting resumes for an experienced Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/ Working Foreperson with large earthworks construction projects experience.
Nuna is the largest Inuit-owned heavy civil construction, earthworks, and mine construction contractor in Canada. Nuna is a highly regarded civil construction company with hundreds of employees working across the Arctic and Northern Canada. Working often in remote locations, Nuna offers unique on-the-job experience and the opportunity to build an exciting career. Our multi-disciplined teams provide a comprehensive array of services and innovative solutions to the most challenging and remote sites in northern Canada. Nuna’s core values of: Safety – Integrity – Teamwork – Respect for Cultural Diversity and for Community & Environment; reflect our reputation as a safe, cost-effective and innovative operator in the north.
We require a Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Working Foreperson to join our Acheson Shop team. Opportunities exist to temporarily work remotely at any of our various work sites located in Northern Canada. This role is based in Acheson with very limited need to work remotely only in extreme cases where the field tech needs support.
What We Offer

  • 5×2 schedule, 8 hour days.
  • Competitive hourly rate with overtime pay.
  • Flights, accommodations, and meals are supplied.
  • Diverse and rewarding project experiences across Canada.
  • Collaborative team that works to foster a culture of safety and focus on continuous improvement.

Key Responsibilities Maintenance and Repair

  • As the sole technician in Acheson, you will perform small to medium repair tasks with assistance as required.
  • Maintenance, repair, and service of large off-road industrial equipment (haul trucks, dozers, loaders, excavators, packers, etc.).
  • Maintenance, repair, and service of smaller equipment when required – vehicles, generators, etc.
  • Recommends equipment replacement, addition, deletion, modifications, and ensures that required maintenance is completed.
  • Manage all 3 rd party repair facilities – communication, coordination, estimates, work scope approvals, etc.

Planning and Supervision

  • Plans and supervises day-to-day operations on-site.
  • Effectively plans and supervises crews on a task basis.
  • Daily planning of tasks and creating a 3-day look ahead.

Documentation and Reporting

  • Keep maintenance reports and documentation.
  • Daily review of paperwork including crew timecards, FLRA’s, and coding timecards.
  • Ensures accurate and timely completion of employees’ time sheets.
  • Ensures that orientation and training records are fully completed.

Safety and Compliance

  • Conducts daily Toolbox Meetings.
  • Participate in Task Hazard Analysis reviews.
  • Ensures adequate site-specific safety orientation and training has been completed before new employees start on their regular duties.
  • Conducts safety meetings on a regular basis.
  • Incident investigations (support Safety Advisor where required).

Client and Crew Interaction

  • In-field meetings with the client to maintain client relationships.

Job Requirements Details: >


  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development Diploma (GED).
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic (Off Road) Trade Certification.
  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Technician (Red Seal).
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • 5 years of previous experience working on larger industrial heavy equipment used in the mining and earthworks industry.
  • 3 years of foreman or supervisory experience
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work with diverse individuals and groups.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office/SAP/JD Edwards.
  • Previous experience working in Northern Canada.

How to Apply: Interested applicants are asked to apply online at or by email Nuna is committed to the principle of employment equity. We welcome diversity and encourage all who are qualified to express their interest. We thank all who apply but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.