Apprentice - Heavy Equipment Technician

2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1682
Job Category
Apprentice
Job Type
Permanent
Rotation
Yes

Mission for this Position

Baffinland is currently looking for its next best Heavy Equipment Technician apprentice. 

 

Candidates will join as trades assistants for six months, job shadowing and learning about their perspective trade. Upon successful completion of the six month introduction, candidates will write the Trades Entrance Exam. 

 

Once enrolled in that program, candidates will become full time permanent apprentices at Baffinland.   Below are listed the apprentice positions as well as a brief description of each position. To apply, please go online and submit your resume to the position you are interested in or apply through a Baffinland Community Liaison Officer. Priority will be given to Inuit candidates.

Main Accountabilities

  • Interpret work orders and technical manuals
  • Keep equipment cleaned, lubricated and maintained
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions
  • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure that the work done meets manufacturers' specifications and legislated regulations
  • Write service reports
  • Ensure that all work performed is in a manner that conforms to all site safety policies and procedures
  • Maintain equipment and tools in good working order
  • Able to follow detailed instructions and communicate clearly

Main Qualifications

The Apprenticeship Housing Maintainer Technical Training is only available to registered apprentices and placement into the program is made through a Regional Apprenticeship Officer or local Career Development Officer. The program offers technical training typically completed over 3 years (levels 1-3) that includes 560 hours of on-the-job training, and for Nunavut, 8 weeks of theory (or 240 hours) per year.

Successful completion of the Level 2 Trades Entrance Exam is required for those entering this trade.

 

To be considered you must meet the following requirements:

 

High school Graduate Certificate

 

OR a pass mark in all five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests

 

OR a successful completion of the level 2 trades entrance exam

 

OR a successful completion of the trade specific pre-apprenticeship program at Arctic College

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