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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Canadian Forces Recruiting Centre

This is a Contract position in Victoriaville, QC posted November 18, 2020.

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

By applying for this job offer, 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 since 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 area, the Reserve Force may be an alternative.

Consult this table to find out which Reserve Force units are hiring in your area: Apply now to join the Reserve Force: Salary increases according to the rank and experience of the member according to the rates of pay applicable on April 1, 2017.

To know more about the rates of pay: 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 BENEFITS: Accidental death insurance Company supplied uniform Competitive salary Dental insurance Disability insurance Floating leave days Medical and paramedical expenses coverage On-going training Paid leave Paid sick leave Pension plan Professional training and development program Regional disparity bonus Reimbursement of tuition fees Vacation