Heavy Equipment Mechanic

  • Full Time
  • Enfield, NS
  • August 28, 2019

Website Ledwidge Lumber Company Ltd

Family-owned sawmill in Enfield who have been in business for 76 years

Job Contact: Cassie Turple
Company Phone: +1 902-883-9889
Job Start Date: As soon as possible

The Heavy Equipment Mechanic is responsible for troubleshooting, repairing, and maintaining all heavy equipment on-site and occasionally in the woods.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repair mechanical problems
  • Perform preventative maintenance on heavy equipment
  • Problem solve
  • Complete cutting and welding when necessary – inform fire watch when and where cutting or welding is taking place
  • Liaise with outside repair men or machine professionals to ensure they fully understand the problem and to ensure problems that can not be fixed in-house are repaired efficiently
  • Assist others in performing maintenance or repairs when needed
  • Follow all lock-out procedures
  • Monitor all equipment and ensure regular maintenance is carried out
  • Order material or parts that are required
  • Maintain regular contact with the Maintenance Surpervisor, Heavy Equipment Advisor, and Woodlands Manager in order to keep them informed on mechanical and operational problems
  • Keep the Maintenance Garage clean and organized
  • Adhere to company policies as outlined in the Policy Manual
  • Ensure all hazardous or unsafe working conditions are corrected or reported to the Shift Supervisor or the nearest Safety Committee Representative

 Working Conditions

Heavy equipment area with some safety hazards such as automatically operated equipment, noise & dust; long hours; work overtime when required; work independently and as a team member.

Physical Requirements

Yes – When performing repairs or maintenance usually heavy lifting and awkward positions required in hard to reach positions. Manual dexterity is a must.

Other Requirements :
  • Certified Heavy Equipment Mechanic
  • 3-5 years hands-on experience
  • Excellent mechanical knowledge
  • Attention to Detail: Being able to pay attention to the minute details of heavy equipment repair will be necessary.
  • Strength: Heavy is in the name of the job. Some equipment can be extremely heavy and will take a lot of strength to move or manipulate.
  • Mechanical Skills: need familiarity with parts and components of complex machinery and engines, as well as the tools to fix them.
  • Technical Skills: need to be familiar with electronics, be able to read blueprints, or use electronic diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot repairs.
  • Troubleshooting Skills: need to be able to look at mechanical, hydraulic and electrical systems, identify problems, and think about possible solutions.
Salary Range: $25.00 per hour
    Essential Skills:
  • Reading
  • Working with Others
  • Communications Skills
  • Problem Solving
    Soft Skills:
  • Attitude
  • Time Management
  • Team Work
  • Adaptability
  • Confidence
How to Apply:

To apply, please provide 3 work-related references with your resume via email to cassie@ledwidgelumber.com or fax at 902-701-0200 or drop off in person at 195 Old Post Road, Enfield, NS.

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