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Mechanics Helper

Acheson, AB T7X, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

As a team member of the mechanic’s shop, the mechanic’s helper assists the heavy duty mechanics by picking up parts, performing general housekeeping and assisting in the completion of maintenance and repairs. Coordinates with the fleet maintenance team for the purpose of completing projects/work orders efficiently and effectively. Assists others as required for the purpose of supporting them in the completion of their work activities.




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

  • Perform general cleaning and organizing of the yard and/or shop facilities

  • Empty all garbage containers and place them in separated locations

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

  • Complete preventative maintenance tasks such as oil and filter changes

  • Assist the heavy duty mechanics with general repairs and maintenance

  • Comply with all health and safety regulations

  • Other duties as required


  • Repair air lines and extension cords

  • Check oil level in floor jacks and port-a-power pump

  • Change light bulbs

  • Replace furnace filter weekly

  • Change Parts washer solvent when needed

  • Clean out sump with mini excavator and scoop attachment


  • Cut grass with ride on mower and use weed trimmer around fence etc.

  • Shovel all walkways and entrances

  • Ensure there is salt and shovel at each doorway (winter)

  • Ensure shovels and salt are stored away (summer)

  • Set up extension cords on fence line for vehicle and equipment plug in


  • Prior general labourer experience considered an asset

  • Prior experience operating equipment considered an asset

  • Mechanical aptitude an asset


  • High School Diploma

  • Class 5 license and clean driver's abstract

  • Overhead Crane Certification, preferred


  • Ability to accurately measure, count and sort materials

  • Ability to work with small hand tools

  • Ability to multi-task and move between tasks as required

  • Ability to work alone and/or as a member of a team

  • Ability to follow direction

  • Ability to satisfactorily complete a SureHire medical questionnaire and 50 lbs. back assessment

  • Physical strength, manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination

  • Eager to learn and advance knowledge in the mechanic trade

  • Punctual and reliable


  • Fast paced high volume facility

  • Temperatures contingent upon weather

  • Shop environment typical of mechanic bay


We offer a comprehensive compensation plan including a health and dental package, employee assistance plan, competitive salary, group RRSP and deferred profit sharing plans, as well as room for growth. Roterra has a young and dynamic team that is owner-operated and committed to being a leading provider of our core products and services across North America. If you are looking to join a professional team of high functioning and high performing individuals committed to accomplishing significant growth for both the company and the individuals, than Roterra is for you.


  • 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-inplace, 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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