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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Canadian Armed Forces

This is a Full-time position in Montreal, QC posted April 21, 2021.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Please note that the occupation of Heavy Equipment Mechanic corresponds to the occupation of Vehicle Technician in the Canadian Armed Forces.

By applying for this job, you are applying for a MILITARY JOB .

Within the Forces, there is a huge variety of vehicles from lawn tractor to the Leopard II tank.

Operational efficiency relies heavily on mobility, which makes the work of the mechanics paramount.

Vehicle technicians are responsible for the maintenance, repair and overhaul of vehicles and related equipment.

This trade is also available in the Reserve Force (part time).

Before applying, it is strongly recommended to look at the online descriptive information as well as the video for your selected trade: TASKS: Inspect, repair, overhaul and modify all types of automotive equipment and components Repair, adjust and modify automotive systems Repair, adjust, overhaul and modify powered equipment such as electrical generators and fuel-fired heating devices Use and maintain common and specialized tools, basic garage hydraulic, mechanical and pneumatic equipment and oxyacetylene welding equipment Carry out the recovery of all types of vehicles used in the land forces, utilizing standard towing trucks and specialized tracked and wheeled recovery vehicles Drive all types of vehicles ranging from small support wheel vehicles to tank transporters Prepare and process maintenance documentation dealing with work orders, individual time cards and parts request forms Perform in land operations, when necessary, fight as infantry CONDITIONS: In the Regular Force, your work location is not guaranteed.

You may be asked to work anywhere in Canada.

Military personnel can be asked to work on atypical schedules.

However, if you only want to work in your region, the Reserve Force may be an alternative.

Consult this table to find out which Reserve Force units are hiring in your area: Apply here to join the Reserve Force: Wage increases according to the rank and experience of the member following established pay rates.

To learn more about the pay rates: RELATED CIVILIAN OCCUPATIONS: Industrial Truck Mechanic Automotive Brake and Front-end Mechanic Truck-Trailer Repair Specialist Tune-up Specialist Mechanical repairer Automotive service technician, truck and bus The minimum requirements for enrollment in the Canadian Armed Forces are:
• To be aged between 16 and 57 years old
• To be a Canadian citizen
• To have obtained at least 24 Secondary 4 and/or 5 and/or Professionnal Education credits; OR Have obtained an Equivalence Certificate of Secondary Education (AENS-TENS); OR Have acquired General Educational Development (GED) Refer to the link below for requirements regarding the trade of your choice: