FIELD TECHNICIAN (ELECTRICAL OR MECHANICAL), EDMONTON, AB, CANADA – #5177

IN DEMAND Recruitment & Consulting Inc. is currently recruiting for a FIELD TECHNICIAN for our Edmonton, Alberta client.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

At our company, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind our name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive.

We believe diversity drives business success and is the foundation for our growth. We welcome different backgrounds and skills that enrich our community and we promote a place where we can ALL be ourselves. This is what makes us a unique place to work.

Do you have an interest in becoming an experienced electrical or mechanical technician? Are you able and capable of working at extreme heights?  We have many opportunities open across the Canada that we are looking to fill with mechanically inclined individuals. At our company, service technicians are the heart of our industry. Our technicians work in a safety-first type of environment and don’t mind heights or working on mechanical parts. As a service technician, you will be working with 480 3 phase motors, troubleshooting issues with our cranes, and working with clients and facility directors to ensure that our clients are properly being taken care of.  Our service technicians are provided with a company vehicle for their travels and have the opportunity to experience new and challenging situations with each job.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Perform inspections, maintenance and repairs on electric overhead traveling cranes and hoists at varied customer locations, as directed. Be available “on call” as part of service office rotation and provide afterhours service, as required.
  • Conduct on-site electrical, mechanical, structural and electronic troubleshooting to determine cause for equipment malfunction and establish the necessary repairs utilizing visual inspection, test procedures and appropriate test equipment. Perform a general post repair audit prior to completion of work, documenting that all required safety features are functional or documenting deficiencies and attaching a deficiency tag to the crane.
  • Document findings and make corrective recommendations to the customer including a written “Safety Notification” of any observed or known safety concerns, if appropriate. Determine customer’s intentions to purchase repairs and advise local service office of actions necessary to sell or complete the repairs.
  • Consult with customer regarding all repair and safety related issues and discuss recommendations that will assist the customer with improving their material handling applications, prior to leaving job site. Determine items requiring quotation.
  • Complete and provide proper electronic documentation utilizing the established company digital tools required for each service, obtaining the customer’s signature and acceptance.
  • Generate sales leads during service calls and report to service office, following established guidelines.
  • Read, understand and apply the contents of all OSHA, ANSI, CMAA, HMI and other codes or regulations pertaining to our industry. Refresh and update knowledge periodically.
  • Complete service reports and other required and appropriate documents in a professional, accurate, neat and legible manner and submit same in a timely manner and in accordance with established guidelines.
  • Maintain regular communication with the service office and Planner, in accordance with established practices.
  • Maintain all company issued equipment, vehicle and assets in a safe and proper working order. Operate tools, equipment and vehicles in a safe and responsible manner. Notify supervisor of any deficiencies for resolution.
  • Maintain supply of forms, literature, inventory and miscellaneous materials in the service vehicle. Document use or sale to customer, as required.
  • Follow all established safety rules and procedures, including those established by the customer.
  • Maintain company vehicle and uniforms in a clean and presentable manner.
  • Participate in monthly safety meetings.
  • Other duties as assigned by supervisor.
  • Education: Journeyman technical training in Industrial Electrical Mechanical Technology or College and/or University in Industrial Electrical/Mechanical Technology or related field or equivalent vocational/technical training and experience is preferred.
  • Fort McMurray Fly in/fly out 7/7 shift, flying out of either Calgary or Edmonton

QUALIFICATIONS:

Certificate of Qualification in relevant field is required.

Experience: Minimum one (1) year experience involving electrical troubleshooting and mechanical repair. Some electronic experience is preferred but not necessary. Prior experience with cranes is a plus.

Other Requirements: Must have and maintain a good driving record, including a valid driver’s license. Must be willing and able to work off the ground. Must be able to work varied overtime, as required by customer, be available for “on call” as part of the service office rotation and be able to travel and work out of town, on occasion.

Must be able to frequently lift up to 25 lbs. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. on a daily basis. Must be able to lift up to 75 lbs. although not on a daily basis. Must be able to lift 100 lbs. on a rare basis. This position requires frequent climbing, balancing, stooping/crouching, and overhead reaching. This position requires occasional pushing, pulling, kneeling, and crawling. This position will be inside approximately 90% of the time and outside approximately 10% of the time. This position will be frequently exposed to heat, cold, noise and heights.

Technicians must not be afraid of heights, able to pass background and drug testing, have a valid driver license with less than 3 moving violations in the past 3 years and complete a physical which will include physical activities and other abilities tests.

We offer a long line of benefits including Medical, Vision and Dental. Our Medical has a possible $0 out of pocket if meet basic checkups. 401K with matching, stock purchasing with matching, profit sharing, incentives, and yearly increases just to name a few. Also, many positions come with a company vehicle, insurance and gas cards.

Qualified and interested applicants are encouraged to apply today in confidence by sending your resume as a MS Word Document to info@indemand.ca.

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