Heavy Duty Mechanic - Ekati - 14x14 Continuous Shift

Finning International

Finning International

Yellowknife, NT X0E, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 18, 2023


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Position Overview:

As the worlds largest Caterpillar dealer, we are looking for the BEST Heavy Duty Mechanics who are ready to build a long-term career with Finning. You will be set you up with DEALER GRADE TRAINING, FULLY STOCKED SERVICE TRUCKS with all the TOOLS you need to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair a variety of Caterpillar open pit mining equipment within Alberta’s oil sands.

Industry leading total compensation plan: $160000 - $175000 / year

Compensation Perks
Hourly premiums available: continuous shift and first aid
Paid breaks
Paid meals per diem per day (site dependent)
Paid vacation, sick and flex time
Employee Share Purchase Plan Options
RRSP Options
Overtime & double time hours available

Wellness Perks
Continuous shift
Industry leading Benefits and Pension
Boot Allowance
Tools and PPE provided
Service Truck provided

Accommodation Perks
Travel Allowance

Job Description:

  • Troubleshoot and repair Caterpillar and Non Caterpillar equipment

  • Perform field diagnosis and field running repairs

  • Utilize Caterpillar SIS and ET daily

  • Complete technical documentation (service reports, warranty, crossover notes)

  • Interact with customers, sales support, and the rest of the Finning team

  • Work with the Customer Team Leads on various tasks as required


  • Interprovincial Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Certification

  • Valid driver’s license with a successful recent drivers abstract

  • Safety conscious team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a high attention to detail

  • Strong field troubleshooting skills on the Caterpillar mining product line is required

  • Completion of Finning S-Levels, Failure Analysis, Machine Electronic Controls, or Tier 4 training would be considered an asset

  • 793 C/D/F, 16/18 M & M3 and D10T. C4.4, C15, C32 and XQ2000 Genset machine and engine experience would be considered an asset

  • Previous experience with Caterpillar equipment/engines would be considered an asset

  • Engine and/or component rebuilding experience would be considered an asset

  • Transmission or Hydraulic testing would be considered an asset

  • Must comply with Customer's site access requirements

  • HMS Training and experience would be an asset

  • C-175 product course would be an asset


  • This position will work a 14 days on and 14 days off, day/night 12-hour continuous shift rotation.

  • Customer flights are provided out of Calgary, Yellowknife and Hay River

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.