Parsons Corporation Motor Vehicle Mechanic in Faro, Yukon Territory
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Motor Vehicle Mechanic - Faro Mine Site
Full time (non-rotational)
Parsons has been successful in winning environmental and mining projects in Northern Canada and will be aggressively pursuing additional northern projects. We are a world-class leader in providing in-depth engineering, construction, technical, and management services. Our employees deliver landmark commercial, industrial, environmental, energy, power, and renewable infrastructure - and provide innovative solutions to complex environmental, water quality, supply, treatment, watershed, and wastewater projects. We hire colleagues with an entrepreneurial spirit who thrive on solving project challenges in a high-energy environment. Parsons is helping to build a healthier and more sustainable world.
Reporting to the Site Superintendent, the Motor Vehicle Mechanic will be responsible for performing both preventive and repair maintenance of heavy and light equipment at the mine site. Typical duties will include but are not limited the following:
Perform troubleshooting, light repairs, preventive maintenance, failure analysis, parts inspections, diagnostic analysis and other tasks relating to a mechanical workshop.
Working with a large selection of equipment such as excavators, dozers, rock trucks, loaders, backhoes, compressors, light trucks, etc.
Ensuring that repairs and maintenance are being completed as per manufacturers specifications in a safe, cost and time effective manner
Ensuring that a proper stock of inventory is on hand for all maintenance related items so that down time is held to a minimum
Plan and schedule maintenance services and repairs
Communicate with the site team to coordinate maintenance and repair work
Perform other duties as assigned.
Candidates must possess an interprovincial journeyperson license with combined with at least 5 years of experience in the maintenance and repair of heavy or light equipment
Candidate must have the ability to operate heavy equipment
Must be comfortable working both indoors and outdoors in various elemental conditions including rain, snow, heat, cold, etc.
Ability to lift up to 20 kg
Valid class 3 driver's license with air endorsement
Computer Skills -Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Good organizational skills, with ability to manage and prioritize several assignments simultaneously
Proven ability to concentrate, pay attention to detail, organize, priority set and be a team player
Proven understanding of safe work practices and mitigating risk
Ability to work with little supervision and function in a multidiscipline environment
Must be willing to relocate to Yukon for a full time, year round non-rotational position.
5+ years of experience performing the duties of a motor vehicle mechanic.
Courses in automotive maintenance desirable. National certification a plus.
Air-conditioning refrigerant recycling certification is a plus.
Desirable to have tools to perform the assigned duties upon commencing work.
High school diploma or GED.
Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.
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