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Job Title: 2nd or 3rd year apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician

Reports To: Shop Foreman

Van Raay Paskal Farms is searching for a 2nd or 3rd year apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician for our Picture Butte Shop. Desired candidate will troubleshoot, repair, and maintain a fleet of 24 tractor trailers and various Agricultural Equipment. Knowledge of and/or experience with mechanical hydraulics, and electrical principles.

Major Responsibilities

 Technically proficient in servicing, inspecting, diagnosing, and repairing highway trucks and cattle liners.
 Must complete timely preventative maintenance as required.
 Complete work orders and enter technician notes.
 Strong team player willing to help as needed such as, cut grass, weed whack, clean up wash bay etc.
 Adhere to all occupational health and safety standards as the company is committed to the protection and wellness of its employees.

Experience / Skills Required

 Qualifications of 2nd or 3rd year apprentice
 Class 1 Drivers License an asset
 Experience working with Highway Tractor Trailers and Agricultural Equipment such as feed boxes, silage trucks, and cattle liners.
 Welding experience an asset (Aluminum and steel)
 Tire repairs and replacement knowledge.
 High degree of product and computer software knowledge (Eaton Service Ranger, Cummins, Detroit, and Allison)
 High Degree of product and technical knowledge
 Self-motivated, excellent written and verbal communication skills
 Dependable and a team player

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