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Heavy Equipment Technician (Acden Facilities LP.)
Company:Acden Group Ltd.
Reference Number:AF-2017-142
Job Description:*Please apply on our website at to fill out a careers application form*

Join the Acden Team!

We pride ourselves on offering our employees a dynamic, rewarding and healthy work environment. If you are looking for diverse experience and an opportunity to grow within your role and the company, Acden is for you.

As a leader in sustainable development, we are constantly looking for innovative ways to create value through environmentally responsible energy development. We encourage our employees at every level to share ideas on how to improve the corporation and minimize the impact we leave behind.

At Acden, you will be given the tools and support to make meaningful contributions to your career and to your company. You will also become a part of a corporation that believes in productivity coupled with balance and that wants their employees to succeed in all aspects.

Join us today!

With 18 companies and over 3000 employees, Acden is one of Canada’s largest Aboriginal companies.

Acden Facilities Limited Partnership provides industrial and commercial clients in the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo with facilities management, maintenance and support services.

Utilizing the existing strengths of Acden combined with prequalified, local Aboriginal and local businesses, we are a one stop service and single point of contact solution. 

Heavy Equipment Technician
Competition #: AF-2017-142

Acden Facilities LP. is currently accepting applications for one (1) Alberta Certified Journeyman or Inter-Provincial Red Seal in the Heavy Equipment Trade to support their oil sands client.
This position is located at CNRL Horizon site. Flight and camp accommodation will be provided from designated hubs; Edmonton, Alberta and Calgary, Alberta.

This position will consist of a 7 on/ 7 off rotation of day shifts; covering 80 hours per shift cycle. However, hours and schedules may change due to operational requirements.

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Perform all aspects of heavy equipment diagnosis, repairs and preventative maintenance
• Complete routine self-generated work, and daily work order requests for repairs and service
• Complete estimates, required invoicing, along with maintaining accurate reporting and documentation on work that is performed
• Interaction with 3rd party customers as required
• Mentor and provide sufficient training with heavy equipment technician apprentices as required
• Respond to emergencies when needed
• Duties as they may arise that would fulfill the mandate of providing complete facilities operations and maintenance
Job Qualifications:Qualifications:
• Alberta Certified Journeyman or Interprovincial Red Seal in Heavy Equipment Trade
• Experienced with four-wheel drive is required.
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence with a clean driver’s abstract
• Highly developed organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
• Excellent Problem Solving Skills
• Highly developed interpersonal skills and ability to work harmoniously with a diverse workforce
• Strong team player skills and the ability to work independently
• Ability to balance and prioritize multiple tasks
• Sensitive to issues of confidentiality and compliance
• Ability to react appropriately in emergency situations.
• Must be physically fit, position involves extensive walking, working from heights, working in confined spaces, climbing and awkward positions as well as carrying of materials

Pre-Employment Requirements:
• Comprehensive Drug, Alcohol, Audiometric and Physical Abilities Testing pre-employment tests
• OSSA BSO or CSTS-09 & OSSA certificates are required
• Class 5 Driver’s License with clean 5-year history driver’s abstract obtained within 30 days
• Must be able to provide credentials of trade prior to/ or at the interview stage
• Must be eligible to work on all Oil Sands sites within the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo

Additional Incentives:
• Competitive Industry Wage
• Competitive Benefits (including health, dental, vision, short & long term disability and life insurance)

Interested candidates are invited to complete an online application in confidence, along with the competition number (AF-2017-142) to:

Acden Holdings LP.
Apply Online:

We would like to thank all who apply; however, only candidates that are being considered will be contacted.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate on the online application and in their covering letter or résumé if they are from any of the following groups: Aboriginal people (including ACFN, MCFN, FMFN, and Métis), women, visible minorities and persons with a disability.
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