Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician - Red Deer

Finning International

Finning International

Red Deer, AB, Canada
Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024


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.

Reporting directly to the Service Supervisor, the Journeyman Mechanic will be responsible for troubleshooting and overseeing repairs on a variety of Caterpillar equipment focusing mainly on our Mining line of equipment.

Industry leading potential total compensation plan:

Compensation Perks
• Hourly rate $48.63 (probationary)
• 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

Job Description:

  • Trouble shooting equipment and perform equipment repairs
  • Prepare equipment for delivery to end customers
  • Interface with customers, products and sales support
  • Working with the Supervisor on various tasks
  • Providing support with reference to on-site safety requirements
  • Maintain Finning Customer Service Commitment
  • Various related duties as required


  • Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician Certification
  • Minimum 1 year experience as a Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Experience troubleshooting and repairing 777, 785, 793, 797 required
  • Dedication to safety
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both written and verbal
  • Understanding of the Caterpillar Mining product line will be considered an asset
  • Transmission or Hydraulic testing would be considered an asset
  • Experience with Lawson, SIS (Service Information System) and warranty systems considered assets


  • This position is for a 7x7 continuous shift, based out of our Red Deer facility
  • 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 the terms of the current collective agreement**

Union Membership: You are required to become a member of the Union associated with this position. This will be effective immediately and will result in union dues being deducted from your pay. The terms and conditions of your employment will be governed by 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.