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

Finning International

Finning International

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada
Posted on Thursday, November 9, 2023


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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, FULLY STOCKED SERVICE TRUCKS with all the 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
Hourly rate: $68.19 - $70.70 / hour
Hourly premiums available: continuous shift, night shift, first aid
Paid breaks
Paid vacation, sick and flex time
Employee Share Purchase Plan Options
RRSP Options
Overtime & double time hours available

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

Accommodation Perks
Non-Wood Buffalo residents: Premium Camp provided and Regional
Wage Allowance included in hourly rate
Local Wood Buffalo residents: Monthly location allowance

Job Description:

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 field technicians to support field work and customer fleet repair based out of Mildred Lake. These are FULL-TIME PERMANENT positions on a 14x14 12-hour continuous day/night shift rotation.

Major Job Functions

  • Safety conscious team player with excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Troubleshoot and repair 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 Service Supervisor and Leadhand on various tasks as required


  • Interprovincial Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Certification
  • 4th year apprentices may be considered based on experience
  • Strong field troubleshooting skills on the Caterpillar mining product line required
  • Minimum 1 year field technician experience
  • Valid class 5 driver’s license with a successful recent drivers abstract


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

Candidate selection will follow the terms of the current Collective Agreement. 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.