Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

Website Urban Life Solutions

Caring for the Outdoor World

Company Description: Urban Life Solutions, is a national outdoor service provider offering unique solutions that aspires to exceed customer expectations. We have united Canada’s top outdoor service providers in a consolidated effort to bring the best in Professional Outdoor Services to our clients. Municipalities, Government Agencies, and Commercial Portfolio Holders are embracing our abilities to deliver value added services in a way that provides ongoing accountability, effective costing, flexibility, and professionalized service delivery. 

Job description:

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



The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: 

  • Demonstrating high safety standards and safe work practices at all times 
  • 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 4pm-2.30am 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 Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician  
  • Minimum 3-5 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 
  • Experience utilizing SharePoint 
  • First Aid Training 
  • Hydraulic experience 
  • Diesel engine diagnostic experience. 


The actual base salary offered is determined based on the successful candidate’s relevant experience, skills, and competencies and considers internal equity

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