Journeyman or Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician
Valard is Canada’s premier utility contractor, as well as head of the Valard Group of Companies and part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy.
Our Grande Prairie Operations Shopis seeking a local Heavy Equipment Technician - Journeyman or Apprentice to maintain vehicles and equipment required for Valard's various contracts across Canada.
This is a full-time, year round position. Overtime and weekend work may be required.
Applicants must live in the Grande Prairie area, have their own transportation and be reliable with a strong work ethic.
- Ability to perform quality control checks during and after each job
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Proficient in trouble-shooting, repairs, and maintenance of Off-Road and On-Road Equipment
- Qualified applicants will be skilled in the area of diagnostics on engine, transmission and hydraulic systems, Cummins Engines and Heavy Duty Fords. Experience working on Dozers, Excavators, Loaders, Back Hoes, and Skid Steers is considered an asset.
Preference will be given to those able to perform CVIP inspections, as well as to those with utility equipment experience (e.g. Radial Boom Digger, Crane, Backhoe).
A valid Class 5 licence is mandatory, while holding a Class 1 or Class 3 licence is an asset.
Valard is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.
Please forward resume and cover letter in confidence indicating competition number: VCLP # 2017-040 by applying directly to this job posting.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.