• Apprentice - Heavy Truck and Trailer Service Technician

    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/26/2018 4:20 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2120
    Job Category
    Apprentice
    Job Type
    Permanent
    Rotation
    Yes
  • Mission for this Position

    Baffinland is currently looking for its next best Heavy Truck and Trailer Service 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.   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

    • Check bulldozers, cranes, graders and other heavy construction, agricultural, logging and mining equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions
    • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized and other testing equipment to determine extent of repair required
    • Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems, using hand and power tools
    • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturers' specifications
    • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment
    • Service attachments and working tools such as harvesting and tillage equipment, blades, ploughs, winches and side booms
    • May perform repair work on heavy trucks
    • May attach components and adjust new equipment.
    • Heavy-duty mechanics may specialize in specific types of machinery such as combines or tracked vehicles, or in engine overhaul, power shift transmissions, fuel injection, hydraulics or electronics.

    Main Qualifications

    The Apprentice Heavy Truck and Trailer Service Technician is only available to registered apprentices and placement into the program is made through a Regional Apprenticeship Officer or local Career Development Officer.

     

    To be considered you must meet the following requirements:

    • Completing the Essential Skills program at Mary River Mine site.
    • Successful completion of the Level 3 Trades Entrance Exam is required those entering this trade.
    • Approved registration by apprenticeship in the skilled trade following success of the trades entrance exam.
    • Following the rules outlined by Baffinland and Apprenticeship for the entire duration of the program until completion.

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