Heavy Duty Mechanic – Acheson & Fort McMurray, AB

North American Construction Group Inc.

Position Scope: NACG is seeking an experienced Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanics (Off Road) to join our dynamic and industry leading organization at our various sites in Fort McMurray & Acheson. Looking to build your career. We have a lot to offer Benefits Pension Vacation & Holiday Pay Employee Referral Program Competitive Wages Living Out Allowance (provided for our non-camp sites) not provided for Acheson based role Sign On Bonus We are looking to fill positions in Acheson at our main shop and Fort McMurray at our Kearl, Suncor, Suncor Top Shop. Shift rotation is 14×14 – 12 hours.

Currently offering $100/day worked for HET’s hired at Suncor sites Kearl site is also offering incentives. The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955. NACG also offers an Employee Referral Program, an employee may be eligible to receive a referral bonus if he / she refers an eligible candidate for a posted Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) position in the Acheson Shop and/or Fort McMurray area with NACG. Each successful referral will result in a payment of $2,500.

Responsibilities: Complete repairs on CAT/Komatsu/Hitachi equipment of all sizes. Work closely with peers in both maintenance and operations. Preventative Maintenance and servicing of all equipment. Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions.

Trouble shooting systems – example: hydraulic, electrical & mechanical of all equipment and determine faults and extent of repair. Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications. Mobilization of equipment for maintenance and repair. Develop work scopes and schedules for equipment to be repaired.

Order parts for servicing, complete reports and fill out work orders. Teach and evaluate apprentices and mentor Mechanics. Follow NACG codes of practice and Safe Operating Procedures. Predominantly shop work, but may include short periods outdoors from time to time.

Other duties as assigned. Specific Requirements: Minimum 2 years’ experience post Journeyman certification on large Haul Trucks/Dozers/Graders and Excavators. Possess excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and abilities. Capable of working with minimal supervision.

Exhibit professional work behaviors. Committed to continuous learning. Basic knowledge of computer applications. Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction Qualifications: A valid Alberta Journeyperson Equipment Technician (Off Road) Certificate or an Interprovincial Red Seal Journeyperson Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic/Technician (Off Road).

Minimum 2 years’ experience post Journeyperson certification on large Haul Trucks/Dozers/Graders and Excavators. Possess excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills and abilities. Capable of working with minimal supervision. Exhibit professional work behaviours.

Committed to continuous learning. Experience with Cat SIS is an asset. Basic knowledge of computer applications. Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction.

Transferrable Skills/Terms – HET, Heavy Equipment Technician, Heavy Duty Mechanic, Off Road Mechanic Summary: All successful candidates must: Be proficient in English, both verbally and written Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License Have experience as requested as mentioned above Subject to Random Testing at: Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites Undergo and successfully pass the following testing: Breath Alcohol Test Urine Drug Test Fitness-to-Work Assessment Audiometric Testing Vision Screening Criminal Record Check Shift, site, and start times are subject to change. All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date: CSO or BSO Certification applicable to Fort McMurray based positions only Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract VOID cheque/direct deposit form Once dispatched the following processes will occur: Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out After all results are received by NACG candidates will be contacted by Site Admin to schedule orientation and confirm your start date and other site specific details. Please note the entire On-boarding process can take anywhere from 3-8 business days. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE, SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED VIA PHONE OR EMAIL.

Overview: North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we’ve proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We’ve also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers. In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer: Significant Growth – As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.

Long Term Contracts – With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement. Commitment To Safety – With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance. Competitive Compensation – NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees. North American Construction Group is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels safe, valued, and respected.

We recognize the talent, perspective, and creative force that diverse groups of people generate, and we encourage all people to express interest with us especially those from marginalized and underrepresented groups who might hesitate before applying. If you require extra support in submitting interest on a role or throughout our interview process, please call us at or email us at to ask for assistance. North American Construction Group acknowledges that we perform work on the Traditional Treaty 6 and 8 Territories, home to the Cree, Dene, Blackfoot, Saulteaux and Nakota Sioux, and the Metis Nation of Alberta. We encourage members of those and all traditional lands to apply with us.


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