Heavy Equipment Technician/Millwright

Price Steel Ltd., 13500 156 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Req #243
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Founded in 1979, Price Steel Ltd. is a steel service center in Edmonton. With a long-serving staff of dedicated people, we have been proudly providing quality services and products to our customers for over 40 years.


People are at the core of everything we do so we put our focus on career development, promotion, and safety as a priority. If you are looking for a career and not just a job, you’re in the right place! Price Steel offers a competitive compensation package, comprehensive employer paid benefits package, amazing opportunities for career progression, RRSP matching program and an outstanding work environment.


To support the on-going growth of our business, we are currently seeking a highly motivated, energetic, safety oriented and hands on Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician/Millwright with a strong background in both Off-Road and On-Road Equipment.


Key Responsibilities

  • Assist supervisor with the repair and maintenance of equipment and scheduling in the daily completion of preventative maintenance and major repair work
  • Dismantle and reassemble heavy equipment, trucks, trailers, forklifts, and other machinery as required
  • Repair, maintain, and regularly service off road equipment, including Komatsu, Link Belt, Cat, Liebherr, etc.
  • Repair, maintain, and regularly service commercial trucks and trailers such as Freightliners
  • Adjust equipment and repair and or replace defective parts and components
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose equipment failures and make recommendations on repair options
  • Operate milling machine and other tools and equipment where necessary
  • Comprehend equipment manuals, diagrams, and schematic drawings
  • Perform maintenance on lubricating systems, agitators, compressors, pumps, engine rebuilds, bearings, seals, and gear boxes
  • Operate and inspect equipment to diagnose defects
  • Repair and replace damaged or worn parts
  • Test mechanical products and equipment after repair or assembly to ensure proper performance and compliance with manufacturer’s specifications
  • Adjust, repair, or overhaul mechanical, hydraulic, power plant and pneumatic systems
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions to determine required repairs, using engine diagnostic equipment such as computerized test equipment and calibration devices
  • Examine parts for damage or excessive wear, using precision tools and gauges
  • Maintain appropriate documentation and maintenance records as required through Company policy or existing legislation
  • Align machines and equipment using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, and micrometers
  • Assemble and install equipment using hand tools/power tools
  • Layout mounting holes using measuring instruments and drill holes with power drill
  • Replace defective parts on machinery or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts
  • Dismantle machines using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly using hand tools/power tools
  • Move machinery and equipment using hoists, overhead crane, dollies, rollers etc.
  • Assemble machines and bolt, weld, rivet, or otherwise fasten them to foundation or other structures using hand tools/power tools
  • Conduct preventative maintenance and repair and lubricate machines and equipment
  • Weld, repair and fabricate equipment or machinery
  • Other projects and duties as assigned by Supervisor

Core Competencies

  • Superior knowledge of Heavy-Duty parts and components

  • Proven mechanical and diagnostic skills

  • Ability to set up and operate all machines common to the trade and ability to operate equipment such as milling machine, drill press, etc.

  • Ability to diagnose hydraulic systems

  • Understanding of automated systems, HMI, PLC's

  • Knowledge of heavy equipment (loaders, excavators, etc.)

  • Mechanically inclined, with some experience in welding and electrical

  • Superior time management and organizational skills to prioritize critical tasks in a high volume and busy environment

  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills

  • Results-oriented team player with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively to plan jobs

  • Ability to actively listen and use creativity to solve problems

  • Ability to recognize the environmental factors and risks that enable and support safety in the workplace

  • Ability to maintain professionalism always and work with limited supervision

  • Basic computer knowledge and ability to complete reports as required

  • Ability to multi-task and meet objectives/deliverables

  • High standards for work, meticulous, with great attention to detail and strong analytical skills

  • Confident, resourceful, and highly motivated

  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather conditions, where necessary

Education and Experience

  • Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician Certificate

  • Journeyperson Industrial Mechanic Certificate

  • At least five (5) years’ experience within a Heavy-Duty Mechanical shop environment

  • Some welding experience is considered an asset

  • Proficient using diagnostic software such as Cummins INSITE, Detroit DDEC, CAT ET, Allison DOC, and Wabco Toolbox

  • Sound ability to read and understand operating manuals, blueprints, and technical drawings

  • On the job training, to include different materials, areas, and customer service, will be provided

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Price Steel Ltd., 13500 156 Street NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada