Journeyman Mechanic

  • Company:
    Keller Foundations, LLC
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    4 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Skilled Trade / Craft

Keller Foundations Ltd. is a specialty geotechnical contracting firm with its head office in Acton, Ontario. Working throughout Canada, Keller Foundations offers a wide range of foundation construction services to the civil, industrial, commercial, and institutional sectors of the construction industry; with cost effective solutions to a wide range of geotechnical problems.We are currently seeking a Journey Mechanic to join our shop team. The position is considered either an entry level position or an apprenticeship position.Work under the guidance of the Head MechanicPerform preventive and predictive maintenance on vehicles and heavy equipment; such as drills and compressorsInspect and test mechanical units, diagnose faults and malfunctions, repair and replace mechanical units, test and adjust equipment to specificationsTravel to various job sites to service vehicles/equipment components; coach employees on efficient operation and maintenance to prevent issues and ensure optimal performanceTest repaired items against manufacturers’ standardsComplete reports to record problems and work performedResearch information and follow-up with manufacturers to keep apprised of current practices and techniques, prevent recurring performance issues, increase reliability and efficiency of vehicles and equipmentProvide input and recommendations to Head Mechanic regarding mechanical information for equipment and vehicle purchasesMaintain safe working conditions and adhere to Occupational Health and Safety regulationsCandidates must possess valid driver”s license in good standing; must have own transportation; good communication skills; and an ability to adapt quickly to an ever changing environment (i.e., policies, procedures, technologies, and best practices. Must poses knowledge of crane equipment both hydraulic and conventional, and knowledge of hydraulic drilling equipment, both for large diameter and small diameter drills, ie Liehberr drills, Casagrande drills, Klemm drills. As well as knowledge of electrical systems and controls for hydraulic equipment. Must not be afraid to work or get dirty and are able to work under tight time lines.Candidate must be a 1st or 2nd year Automotive/Heavy Equipment technician, or a 1st or 2nd year Apprentice in Heavy Equipment or similarly related course.