Mechanic A Work Equipment
Auto req ID6053BR
Posting title :Mechanic A Work Equipment
Position profile: Mechanic A Work Equipment Field Maintainers inspect service, trouble-shoot and repair mobile railroad maintenance equipment. They work in shop and field environments. Field Maintainers:
Provide service support to equipment while working on the track
Coach and assist operators with daily inspections and maintenance
Monitor performance of equipment to maintenance requirements in a proactive manner
Perform breakdown maintenance in an expeditious manner
Perform physical work, outdoors including extreme weather conditions
Work shifts, holidays, weekends and various cycles, usually away from home this position.
Field Maintainers are typically assigned to specific gangs and follow them throughout the work season. Gangs travel and work anywhere within the province of Quebec.
Living allowance is provided for expenses while working away from home.
Work Equipment Field Maintainers require a basic knowledge of:
Mechanical systems of heavy equipment, including: · Diesel engines · Gas engines · Hydraulic systems · Pneumatic systems
In addition, field maintainers are expected to: · Have a basic understanding of computers. · Understand and apply mechanical principles. · Comprehend the condition of mechanical components for wear and/or defects. · Be committed to maintain trade standards and qualifications by staying current with product development and technology. · Identify and correct unsafe conditions. Other job requirements include: · Current and valid driver's license. · Qualification to perform electric and acetylene welding. · Ability to work away from home residence on various work cycles. · Possession of basic mechanical tools. Requirements: - completion of a post-secondary program of study for maintenance and repair of heavy equipment, i.e. Heavy Equipment Technician, Motive Power Technician, Diesel Technician.
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