Heavy Duty Mechanic (Technology) - Field - Kamloops - 7x7 Continuous Shift

Finning International

Finning International

kamloops, bc, canada
Posted on Tuesday, August 29, 2023


Finning Canada

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Position Overview:

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.

The primary function of this position is the installation as well as calibration and commissioning of a range of technology on a variety of Caterpillar (CAT) equipment. The Technology Technician will support product application and hardware diagnostics and general support of various technology solutions, including Caterpillar Minstar, and product link. We are looking for Mechanics who have an interest in emerging technology.

Industry leading total compensation plan:
•Compensation Perks
o Hourly premiums available: continuous 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

Job Description:

  • Installing, calibrating and commission of technology onto equipment during technology deployments to operate in required operational environment
  • Testing technology hardware systems to ensure system is functioning in accordance with the manufacturers and/or customer requirements
  • Providing technical expertise for various technology solutions, including Caterpillar MineStar (i.e.: understanding the system, terminology, device locations and system operations);
  • Technology troubleshooting using linear logic to identify and assess issues that can be highly intermittent
  • Troubleshooting faults with no visual or audible symptoms to diagnosis issues
  • Supporting the training and development on technology at new deployments to improve Finning’s offerings for customers and performance of the MineStar System


  • 5 + years of experience in a technical role that involves troubleshooting, diagnostics, and successful repair solutions
  • Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician certification is required
  • Familiarity with the workings/models of Caterpillar and other branded off-road equipment working in a mining environment is considered an asset
  • Highly computer literate and proficient in MS Office applications
  • The ability to adapt style to different audiences and provide recommendations
  • Excellent analytical, risk assessment and problem-solving skills, which include quickly identifying core issues and making effective decisions
  • Detail oriented and a positive self-starter with the ability to work in a team as well as under minimal supervision and contribute positively to a safe work environment
  • Valid driver’s license


  • Under the IM692 Union and all hiring will meet the Collective Agreement
  • Some travel may be required.
  • 7x7 Continuous Shift working Wednesday to Tuesday
  • Potential Annual Salary $100000 - $150000

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.