Heavy Duty Mechanic - Shop - Mildred Lake -14x14 Continuous Shift

Finning International

Finning International

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 2023


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Position Overview:

As the world's largest Caterpillar dealer, we are looking for the BEST Heavy Duty Mechanics who are ready to build a long-term career with Finning. We set you up with DEALER GRADE TRAINING and all the TOOLS you need to troubleshoot, maintain, and repair a variety of Caterpillar open pit mining equipment with Alberta's oil sands.

• Industry leading total compensation plan

• Compensation Perks
o $55.02 - $57.59 / hour
o Hourly premiums available: continuous shift, night shift, first aid
o Paid breaks
o Paid vacation, sick and flex time
o Employee Share Purchase Plan Options
o RRSP Options
o Overtime & double time hours available

• Wellness Perks
o Continuous shift; extra 15 scheduled weeks off per year
o Industry leading Benefits and Pension
o Boot Allowance
o Tools and PPE provided

• Accommodation Perks
o Non-Wood Buffalo residents: Premium Camp provided and
Regional Wage Allowance paid
o Local Wood Buffalo residents: Monthly location allowance

We take pride in the quality of our work and provide a SAFE WORK ENVIRONMENT for our people. Safety is not just a culture; it is a founding principal of our business. From trucks with 100,000 running hours to trucks that can run themselves, there is endless opportunity to carve out your future with Finning.

We are IMMEDIATELY hiring 5 shop technicians based in our Mildred Lake facility. These are FULL-TIME PERMANENT positions on a 14x14 12 hour continuous day/night shift rotation.

Job Description:

Major Job Functions

  • Safety conscious team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Troubleshoot, maintain and perform equipment repairs
  • Interface with customers, products and sales support
  • Working with the Supervisor on various tasks
  • Providing support with reference to on-site safety requirements
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required


  • Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician Certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Heavy Duty Mechanic


  • This shop position is on a 14x14 day/night shift rotation based out of our Mildred Lake facility
  • Hourly rate: $55.02 - $57.59 / hour (plus allowances, premiums)
  • Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current Collective Agreement
  • Please note that any future shift changes that may occur will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement

At Finning, we prioritize creating a diverse and inclusive environment. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we actively encourage all individuals to express themselves and achieve their full potential. As a company, we continuously strive to enhance our outreach to individuals of all backgrounds and identities. We do not discriminate against applicants based on gender identity, race, national and ethnic origin, religion, age, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities. Furthermore, Finning is committed to collaborating with and providing reasonable accommodations /adjustments to individuals with disabilities. If you require an adjustment/accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please inform your recruiter.