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

Finning International

Finning International

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, October 25, 2023


Finning Canada

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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. We set you up with DEALER GRADE TRAINING, and all the support and 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

• Compensation Perks
o Hourly rate: $68.19 - $70.70 / 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 PPE provided

• Accommodation Perks
o Non-Wood Buffalo residents: Premium Camp provided and
Regional Wage Allowance paid, Customer flights provided

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.

We are looking to IMMEDIATELY hire technicians to support shop work based out of Kearl. These are FULL-TIME PERMANENT positions on a 14x14 12-hour continuous day/night shift rotation.

Job Description:

  • Trouble shooting equipment and systems and performing repairs
  • Utilize Caterpillar SIS, VIMS and ET daily
  • Interface with Caterpillar, customers, product and sales support
  • Providing support with reference to on-site safety requirements
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required


  • Red Seal Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician Certification
  • Valid driver’s license with a successful recent drivers abstract
  • Strong knowledge/experience of 797F C175 haul truck
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Dedication to safety. A safety leader to help drive a strong safety culture
  • Completion of all Finning S-level courses
  • Strong computer skillset including ET and VIMS
  • Preference for advanced electrical troubleshooting skills
  • Tier 2/4 & C175 series engines experience
  • Experience in a mine or industrial setting is preferred


  • This position is located at D05 Kearl Facility on a 14x14 continuous day/night shift rotation
  • Successful candidate will be required to stay in camp, while on shift
  • Camp accommodation will be provided
  • Customer flights provided from Edmonton or Calgary
  • 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.