Heavy Equipment Apprentice (3rd or 4th year)

Website Urban Life Solutions

Caring for the Outdoor World

Job description

ULS has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a hands-on and experienced Heavy Equipment Apprentice to join our team in Calgary. Reporting to the Shop Manager, this position will be responsible for inspecting, diagnosing and providing repairs to tow trucks/wreckers, loaders, skid steers, highway tractors and trailers.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for the following:

  • Always Demonstrating high safety standards and safe work practices
  • Working in accordance with ULS policies and procedures
  • Working within a team to assist in the management of repairs.
  • Troubleshooting and servicing Heavy Wreckers, Tow trucks, Deck trucks, Highway tractors, highway trailers, Excavators, Wheel loaders, Skid steers, Wide area mowers, Sanders and Snow plow equipment in a shop environment or in the field, as required
  • Utilizing manuals and diagnostic programs to perform work duties.
  • Working with Supply chain to ensure consumables are in stock.
  • Maintaining and tracking work orders online
  • Utilizing mechanical lifting devices and winches
  • Utilizing Hydrostatic tools and equipment
  • Ensuring the safety and cleanliness of the shop

Conditions and Characteristics

  • Work schedule will be 6am-4.30pm Tuesday-Friday
  • Working within both indoor and outdoor work environments; ability to withstand cold and hot temperatures, dusty and noisy work environments.
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Considerable standing, walking, squatting, pushing/pulling, grasping, lifting and reaching.
  • Some climbing, sitting and driving.
  • Manual and finger dexterity as well as eye-hand and foot coordination
  • Ability to perform tasks involving heavy lifting/carrying of items up to 50lbs.

Basic/Required Qualifications

  • Valid Heavy Equipment Apprenticeship blue book
  • Minimum 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License (Driver’s abstract will be required for verification upon hire)
  • Can supply own tools.
  • Ability to read and comprehend work orders.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Demonstrated willingness to learn and succeed.
  • Ability to take direction and work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Legally authorized to work in Canada.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with computer maintenance programs
  • First Aid Training
  • Hydraulic experience
  • Diesel engine diagnostic experience.

Schedule

Days Tuesday-Friday 6:00am-4:30pm (all year round)

Join our Team. Let’s get growing together.

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

Pay: $30.00-$33.00 per hour

To apply for this job email your details to resumeab@ulslandscaping.com.

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