Grande Prairie East, ALBERTA | 5 months | Deadline: 04 May 2018
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Job Summary

Posted Fri, April 13 2018 t...

Job Description

TRICAN is Canada’s largest well service company built upon a foundation of solid corporate values and a culture of innovation. At Trican, we believe success begins with our people, as our name and reputation are reflected in the excellence demonstrated by our employees.

If you are a motivated, service-oriented team player with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills, we invite you to explore this opportunity at Trican.


The Lead Hand, Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for the mechanical workings of all vehicles including managing the fleet issues, monitoring/controlling the maintenance costs, and supervising the mechanic workforce. They will also be responsible for servicing and maintaining company equipment. 


  • Ensure that Trican’s core value, “We won’t put anyone in harm’s way” is the priority in all activities
  • Counsel associates about work-related issues and assist apprentices and technicians to correct job-skill deficiencies
  • Provide developmental direction to apprentices
  • Examine objects, systems, or facilities, and analyze information to determine needed installations, services, or repairs
  • Determine schedules, sequences, and assignments for work activities, based on work priority, quantity of equipment and skill of personnel
  • Understanding the priorities of the maintenance department, its customers and stakeholders
  • Monitor tool and part inventories and the condition and maintenance of shops to ensure adequate working conditions
  • Compile operational and personnel records, such as time and production records, inventory data, repair and maintenance statistics, and test results
  • Service, diagnose, repair, assemble, and maintain vehicles and perform other maintenance work
  • Keep up to date with industry standards and regulations
  • Continually strives to improve work processes, methods, environment, customer service, personal and team performance
  • Provides guidance and instruction to less experienced operators, or apprentice maintenance personnel 

Experience& Skills:

  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic required
  • Valid Class 1 license preferred; will consider Class 3 or 5
  • 2+ years experience in a leadership role with fleet maintenance management experience preferred
  • 4+ years experience with diesel maintenance and preventative maintenance required
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
  • Safe driving skills; driver’s abstract will be requested
  • Physically fit – heavy lifting required
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) 
  • Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office and web based applications preferred
  • Strong customer service, leadership and organizational skills required 

What Makes Us Attractive:

  • Values-driven organization
  • Employee’s choice for full coverage or flexible benefits plan
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Annual hockey tournament open to all Trican employees and their friends/family
  • Focus on safety, training and development
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • 100% regular wage guarantee April 1 – June 30, 2018
  • Cost of living allowance 

Working Conditions:

  • 8 days on/6 days off
  • Must live near base of employment
  • Pre-employment medical testing required
  • Working in all weather conditions  

How To Apply:

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