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Heavy-Duty Mechanic
Job Description


Employment :Permanent

# of Openings :5

Classification :Trades Industry:Trades

Talentcor London is recruiting Heavy-Duty Mechanics in several different locations surrounding London. We are looking for Apprentice as well as Certified candidates who are eager to bring value to our client. If you are interested in this amazing job opportunity, look at the details below and contact Talentcor today!
What is the overall purpose of the Heavy-Duty Mechanic job?
This position is responsible for the repair and maintenance of the company’s fleet of vehicles (primarily diesel engine buses) and equipment, using hand tools, precision measuring instruments and power tools. You will be required to diagnose engine and powertrain issues, disassemble/repair engines and examine parts for defects and excessive wear. Furthermore, you will need to understand and identify parts required for repair and/or replacement, to maintain efficient operating condition.
What are the key Job Responsibilities for the Heavy Duty Mechanic?
  • Perform maintenance and repairs to vehicles to ensure the equipment is available, reliable and safe to operate
  • Perform diagnosis of engine, break, electrical components on vehicles using various diagnostic tools
  • Installation of new and added on equipment
  • Recondition and replace parts, such as pistons, bearings, gears, valves and bushings, using engine lathes, boring machines, hand tools and precision measuring tools
  • Review and complete repairs identified in Inspection Reports
  • Keep detailed and accurate maintenance reports and documentation
  • Maintain a working knowledge of changes in technology and repair techniques
  • Assist in preparing preventative and predictive maintenance schedules
  • May weld and cut parts using arc-welding and flame cutting equipment
Now that you know more about the Heavy-Duty Mechanic position, what are the Qualifications needed to land this sweet job opportunity?
  • Completion of one of the following Ontario College of Trades Programs:
    • Automotive Service Technician Program (310S) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
    • Truck and Coach Technician (310T) or Provincial/Territorial equivalent with Red Seal Endorsement (RSE)
  • Possess and maintain a valid Driver’s License
  • 3-5 years of experience in a Mechanic role required; background in transportation industry preferred
  • Ability to work on different manufactured engines (mainly Cummins and Detroit)
  • Communication skills both verbally and in writing
  • Basic Computer knowledge in MS Office and maintenance software programs
  • A thorough understanding of relevant government and transportation legislation, policies and procedures
  • Sound analytical thinking, planning, prioritization, and execution skills
  • Attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
  • Strong knowledge of and dedication to safety regulations and best practices
  • Physical

Walking and standing on concrete or asphalt; bend, stoop, crouch, kneel and crawl to repair vehicles and equipment; reach below, at and above shoulder height to repair vehicles and equipment from awkward positions; hand, power and air tool use is required; climb, stand and balance on ladders or the vehicles and equipment to perform repair; ability to lift 50lbs
  • Working Conditions: Fast-paced environment; travel to off-site locations may be required; ability to attend meetings; insert hand(s) into confined areas to repair vehicles and equipment; work under vehicles and equipment while they are on a hoist or the shop floor; overtime/shift work/on-call hours may be required; work both indoors and outdoors; hazards associated with the trade What are some of the PERKS of the Heavy-Duty Mechanic position?
  • Long-term, full-time, permanent employment
  • Benefits, RRSP, Vacation Time
  • Above average compensation, $43,000 – 69,000 yearly salary
  • Work with a safe, reputable organization
  • If you are interested in this Heavy-Duty Mechanic position, please e-mail your resume to Jordan Granger at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] or call 519-963-8255 to discuss this awesome job opportunity!
    Talentcor would like to thank everyone for their interest; however, only the most qualified candidates will be contacted. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities will be provided upon request during the recruitment, assessment, selection and placement process. Alternate format available upon request.
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    About Talentcor

    Talentcor provides recruitment services for Administrative Professionals, Light Industrial, Sales & Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Customer Service, Human Resources, Legal, Skilled Trades and Procurement positions across all industries in Canada. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

    Talentcor is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

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