Automotive/Heavy Duty Technician/ Apprentice

  • Fleet & Facility
  • Calgary

Website Urban Life Solutions

Care for the outdoor world!

Job description

Urban Life Solutions is currently looking for a Heavy Duty/Automotive Technician to work with our Fleet & Facility team in Calgary. This position will be responsible for inspecting, diagnosing and providing repairs to landscaping, maintenance, construction and snow and ice removal equipment. This position is open to Journeyman Heavy Duty/Automotive Technicians (we are not accepting apprentice applications at this time).

Major Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate safety leadership and safe work practices at all times
  • Troubleshoot and service various maintenance, construction, and snow/ice removal equipment in both a shop environment and in the field as required
  • Utilize manuals and diagnostic equipment to perform work duties
  • Maintain work orders
  • Assist in the management of repairs
  • Use of Hydrostatic tools and equipment
  • Fabrication of engineered alterations
  • Use mechanical lifting devices and winches

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Valid Journeyman Heavy Duty/Automotive Technician ticket (we are accepting apprentice applications )
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant experience in a similar role
  • Valid Class 5 Alberta Driver’s License and proof of current Driver’s Abstract
  • Possesses own tools
  • Ability to manage tasks in a timely and efficient manner
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and succeed
  • All successfully candidates must provide a recent criminal record check as part of employment
  • Legally Authorized to Work in Canada with no restrictions

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with computer maintenance programs
  • Experience with commercial mowing equipment (Toro, John Deere, Walker)
  • Hydraulic AND Diesel engine diagnostic experience

Working conditions:

  • Work schedule of 5 days per week/8 hours per day with occasional weekend and after hours work as needed
  • Working within both indoor and outdoor work environments; ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures, dusty and loud work environments
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to perform tasks involving heavy lifting/carrying of items up to 80lbs

Join our Team. Let’s get growing together

We thank all applicants for applying; only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Why ULS: ULS offers both seasonal and year round employment. All our team members are provided with a well-rounded compensation package that includes competitive wages, field wear, training allowances, bonuses, benefits and the opportunity for advancement within the industry. ULS also provides the necessary training to do the job in a professional manner while maintaining safety guidelines. Come join our team and get involved with one of the largest and most progressive full service landscape companies in Canada!

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $33.00-$35.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Night shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Calgary, AB: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • mechanical: 3 years (required)


  • Journeyman (required)
  • Trade Certificate (required)


Work Location: One location

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