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Heavy Equipment Technician – Service Truck (Apprentice)

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a team member in the Fleet department, the apprentice heavy duty mechanic troubleshoots, performs repairs, maintains and modifies our extensive fleet of pickups, trailers, heavy haul trucks and equipment in both a shop and service truck. The apprentice heavy duty mechanic provides support to the senior mechanics to ensure vehicles and equipment are ready to move to project sites when scheduled.



  • Complete general cleaning of shop facilities including but not limited to inventory sorting, tool organization and daily housekeeping

  • Clean and inspect company vehicles and equipment upon return from field operations

  • Assist in the completion of annual CVIP's

  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals

  • Assist in the diagnosis of faults or malfunctions and the adjustment or replacement of 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

  • Assist in rig-up modifications of new vehicles and trailers

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

  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

  • Other duties as require


  • 6+ months of practical mechanical experience

  • Knowledge of industry processes, procedures and policies

  • Heavy equipment experience

  • Registered Alberta Apprentice for Transport Certification or Heavy Duty Mechanic Certification

  • Class 5 license and clean driver's abstract

  • Overhead Crane Certification 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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