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A reminder that a 40kph speed limit has been placed on the Sukunka FSR between 0 and 5km. Please obey all limits and drive responsibly.

Jul 1, 2017 11:00 AM

A road monitor will be monitoring all traffic on the Sukunka and Wolverine FSR over the coming months. Drivers are reminded to ensure their compliance with regulations.

Jul 1, 2017 5:00 AM

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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Position Profile

Work Environments/Conditions:

Truck shop:  Noise of heavy equipment tools, dust, exhaust, cement floors, frequently near moving equipment or parts, frequently working from heights, continuous standing/walking/weightbearing, frequent bend/twist/reach/push/pull combinations in awkward postures, time pressure for repairs with high consequence of error (safety and assets); high attention to safety required (and noted).  Job observed directly.  

Field:  Extreme weather conditions (e.g., temperature, precipitation, wind, visibility), variable and extreme walking and driving conditions (e.g., rock, mud, ice, snow - any conditions extremely uneven at times), frequently near moving equipment or parts, frequently driving, frequent bend/twist/reach/push/pull combinations in awkward postures while outdoors; time pressure for repairs with high consequence of error (safety and assets); high attention to safety required.  Filed job not directly observed.

Shift Schedule:

12 hour shifts, (7 days on/ 7days off)

2, 30-minute breaks per shift

Job Objectives/Description:

Day and night heavy-duty mechanics who operate in the truck shop.  They drive or push the equipment needing maintenance into the service bay from where it was parked just outside; work on the equipment and drive it out to the lot for pickup. 

3 day, 2 night field runners who operate 50% to 70% of the time outdoors, at the location on the property where the equipment needs maintenance.  This can be several km away.

Key Demands/Measurements:

  • Sit/Stand/Walk/Drive
  • Truck shop:
  • Stand/walk/weightbear up to 11 hours daily; occasionally on rough ground; climbing on/around equipment.
  • Field Runner:
  • Drive up to an hour one way; up to 6 hours over a day otherwise walking on uneven ground outdoors and climbing on/around equipment. 
Top Strength Requirements:
  • Items required to be manually lift, carry and manipulate (one person):
  • Cylinder heads 106 lb
  • Impact wrench 30 lb plus typical socket, used continuously in various positions including overhead/outstretched arm
Heavy Equipment Mechanics - Equipment’s used to Perform Job:
  • The typical heavy duty mechanic tools including hand tools (e.g., wrenches, screwdrivers), air and impact tools (e.g., wrenches, drills) and sledge hammers.
  • Materials handling equipment (e.g., hydraulic jacks and hoists, chains, overhead cranes, slings, come-a-longs), ladders, man-lifts, safety harness and lanyard, truck to access field.
  • Other supplies and equipment:  Any part needing replacement, repair or removal for access.


Application Process

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