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Heavy Equipment Technician

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The Heavy Equipment Technician trouble shoots, performs repairs, modifies, and maintains our extensive fleet of pickups, trailers, heavy haul trucks and equipment on site. The Heavy Equipment Technician works as part of a team with our fleet department to ensure vehicles and equipment are ready to move to project sites when scheduled.



  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals

  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions and adjust or replace defective parts, components, or systems

  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that the completed work meets manufacturers specifications and legislated requirements

  • Complete timely preventative maintenance as required

  • Record required service reports for all completed repairs and maintenance

  • Ensure all work is completed according to safe work practices and procedures

  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

  • Ability to test repaired equipment to ensure work meets specifications

  • Other duties as required


  • 5+ years of practical mechanical experience working as a Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

  • Knowledge of industry processes, procedures, and policies

  • Knowledge of piling equipment repair an asset

  • Journeyman Truck and Transport Certification or Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certification (Red Seal preferred)

  • Class 5 License and clean Driver’s Abstract.

  • Experience running a service truck considered an asset.

  • CVIP license considered an asset.

  • Ability to complete pre-employment testing, including but not limited to a medical questionnaire, drug and alcohol testing, and a 50 lbs. back assessment


  • Relationship/Network Building

  • Professionalism

  • Analytical Thinking and Judgement

  • Critical Thinking

  • Conceptual Thinking

  • Excellent interactive communication skills both verbal and written

  • Planning and Organization

  • Strong morals and ethics

  • Commitment to privacy and confidentiality


  • Benefits including a health and dental package & employee assistance plan

  • Group RRSP and deferred profit sharing plan

  • Friendly, fast paced environment with room for career growth and advancement

  • Competitive wage with overtime pay

  • Vacation and holiday pay

  • Training and development opportunities

  • Referral incentives

  • Company paid safety training


  • We pursue excellence by constantly raising the bar

  • We have passion and enthusiasm – for our roles, the company and our relationships

  • We are experts that continually grow

  • We do the right thing

  • We are team players

About the Company

Roterra is a turn-key foundation solutions provider with focus on four main technologies: helical screw, bored cast-in-place, driven, and continuous flight auger piling along with excavation support (shoring). We offer engineering and fabrication solutions with a focus on providing end-to-end service. We service all markets and all project sizes pride ourselves on providing industry-leading customer experience.

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