Heavy Duty Mechanic - Field: Mining - Coal Valley - 7x7 Continuous Shift

Finning International

Finning International

Hinton, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 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 principle of our business. From trucks with 100,000 running hours to trucks that can run themselves, there is endless opportunities to carve out your future with Finning.

Based in Alberta and reporting to the Field Service Supervisor, this individual will be required to work on and preform all repairs, troubleshooting, adjusting, overhauling, and maintaining mobile heavy-duty Caterpillar equipment used in construction, forestry, mining, oil, and gas, must be able to perform each essential function adequately

Industry leading potential compensation

Compensation Perks
- $52.49 - $54.42 / hr
- Shift premiums
- Paid breaks
- Paid vacation, sick and flex time
- Employee Share Purchase Plan Options
- RRSP Options
- Overtime hours available

Wellness Perks
- Industry leading Benefits and Pension
- Boot Allowance
- PPE provided

This position will report to Coal Valley Mine Operations

Job Description:

  • Troubleshoot, repair and maintain all heavy duty equipment and/or related equipment in a timely fashion
  • Respond to customer needs in a positive, supportive, and timely manner to ensure maximum value for work performed
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications
  • Perform routine maintenance work


  • Red Seal Journeyperson HET Certification
  • Minimum 5 year experience as a Heavy Duty Technician
  • Dedication to safety
  • Understanding of the Caterpillar product line will be considered an asset
  • Engine and/or component rebuilding experience would be considered an asset
  • Transmission or Hydraulic testing would be considered an asset
  • Previous Mining or Forestry Experience would be considered an asset
  • Valid class 5 drivers license


  • This position is for a 7x7 nights/days continuous shift based out of Hinton
  • Successful candidate will reside in Edson, AB or Hinton, AB
  • Overtime hours are a requirement of this position
  • As required, out of town assignments could include overnight stays
  • Shifts are subject to change with customer demands
  • Any future shift changes will be made in accordance with the collective agreement
  • A condition of employment is the ability to be fit tested and the ability to wear a respirator

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