Heavy Duty Equipment Technician OR Mechanic

 

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician OR Mechanic 

CANADA

   

Duties:

Heavy-duty equipment mechanics repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain mobile heavy-duty equipment used in construction, transportation, forestry, mining, oil and gas, material handling, landscaping, land clearing, farming and similar activities.


Responsibilities: 

  • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction, agricultural, logging and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
  • Service attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches and side booms
  • May perform repair work on heavy trucks
  • May attach components and adjust new farm equipment.
  • Heavy-duty mechanics may specialize in specific types of machinery such as combines or tracked vehicles, or in engine overhaul, power shift transmissions, fuel injection, hydraulics or electronics.

English Abilities:

  • When applying for a Canadian or New Zealand Work Permit (WP) you must be able to show your English abilities to an immigration case officer or, you need to attend an Interview with an officer. We recommend taking any English exam to demonstrate the highest score possible such as min IELTS 3. You may also meet the language requirements if you attended English medium education.
  • For an Australian Work Permit (WP) you must take a standardised English exam such as the IELTS min 5 band or the PTE min 36 or have 5 years of continuous English medium education and a Skills Assessment or License depending on the occupation you are applying for.   
  • When applying for PR you must take a standardised English exam such as the IELTS or the PTE depending on the program you are applying for together with Education and skills assessment certification. 
  • A minimum formal educational qualification of High School graduation is mandatory for Skilled or Semi-skilled workers. We recommended all trade workers to have any diploma or any trade level qualification or above.
  • Age: 20 to 42 years old
 
 

Salary Expectation and Benefits:

  1. Approx. $ 4500 - 6000 per month ($20.00 – 30.00 / Hour) + OT (1.5 times hourly rate)
  2. You can bring your whole family to enjoy a new lifestyle. This includes your spouse who can also support your income by working and may earn a min of $2500 per month.
  3. Education is free for all children, you can save a minimum of $1000 per child
  4. Medical cost are covered by the government, even for those on Work Permits