Heavy Duty Mechanic - Field - Ekati - 14x14 Continuous Shift

Finning International

Finning International

Yellowknife, NT X0E, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2023


Finning Canada

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Position Overview:

Join the Finning Canada family, part of the world’s largest Caterpillar dealer. We are currently looking for a dedicated Heavy Duty Mechanic who will be responsible for the field troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of a variety of Caterpillar mining products.

Industry leading potential 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

Accommodation Perks
Camp or Housing
Travel Allowance (when applicable)

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.

  • A condition of employment is the ability to be fit tested and the ability to wear a respirator

  • Any future shift changes that may occur will be made in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Collective Agreement

  • Candidate selection will be in compliance with the terms of the current 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.