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This position reports to the Maintenance Team in Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada. The Grande Prairie mill is a 1000+ tonne per day Northern Bleached Softwood Kraft pulp mill. It currently operates with approximately 320 mill employees in a high performance, results-oriented environment.
The Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for providing the necessary repair and preventative maintenance on mills transport and heavy equipment.
- Participate in the safety, health, and environmental activities in accordance with standards established by the Grande Prairie Mill.
- Participate in a team environment while maintaining a high level of precision on a variety of equipment in all areas of the mill.
Perform Preventative Maintenance
- Perform Preventative maintenance work, complete work orders and PM routes as required by area of responsibility.
- Ability to develop a preventative maintenance mindset vs a reactionary
- Actively participate in the RCFA process for the mill.
- Perform surveys of failure causes related to lubrication on equipment using technical knowledge and equipment history to identify solutions to eliminate problems;
Work Systems Improvements
- Contribute to the improvement and maintenance of technical standards, work instructions, and procedures, identifying and implementing changes as necessary.
- Quality Orientation and Standards Compliance
- Time Management – Planning and Organizing
- Development and Continual Learning
- Problem Solving
- Accountability and Dependability
- Decision Making and Judgment
- Team Work
Required qualifications include:
- High school diploma, GED, or trade school
- Willing and able to work overtime, weekends, and on-call
- 5 years’ experience on Transport and Heavy Duty equipment
- Experience in reading manufactures maintenance manuals
- Experience in troubleshooting equipment issues with bearings, gearboxes, hydraulic systems, engine, and transmissions, etc.
- Experience using a computer for troubleshooting, record keeping and documentation
- Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy environment
- Ability to communicate effectively and constructively, as well as good verbal and written English skills.
- Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
- Comprehension of complex work instructions and documentation as well as the ability to perform duties with little direction
- Ability to travel internationally if required.
Preferred qualifications include:
- Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic
- 5 years’ experience as a fulltime Heavy Duty Mechanic journeyperson technician
- CVIP Certification/Experience
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