Mobile Service Truck / Field Mechanic – Lethbridge

Closing on: May 31, 2021
Job Category: Full-time
Job Location: Alberta Lethbridge

To support operational growth, Forbes Bros Ltd. (FBL) is currently recruiting for an experienced Field Mechanic for our team in Lethbridge, AB!

Under the direction of the Fleet Maintenance Supervisor, the Field Mechanic maintains, repairs and overhauls heavy vehicles and industrial equipment at our Powerline Construction Project Sites.


The day to day responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

• Ability to operate a mobile service truck and support day to day operation of powerline utility equipment.
• Service and repair units as required, manage parts inventory and acquisition for repair work and maintenance.
• Diagnose and repair electrical and engine management faults.
• Conduct inspections and tests, repair or replace parts with limited resources in remote locations outdoors in all types of weather conditions
• Work with third party vendors to schedule outsourced repairs and parts.
• Conduct regular preventative maintenance tasks and inspections
• Responsible to complete all permits, paperwork, and logbooks associated with service trucks
• Maintain service truck and keep stocked with tools and spare parts
• Assist with the start-up and commissioning of new project sites


Required Skills and Abilities:

• Self-directed, outgoing personality and a team player
• Well organized with attention to detail
• Service orientated with strong communication skills
• Ability to deal effectively with others in a diverse environment
• Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage timelines effectively

Education and Experience:

• Journeyman Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification (on and off road)
• HD truck and powertrain
• Radial boom digger derrick, Terex and Altec.
• Air and electric brake trailers.
• Back hoe and skid steer.
• Light and medium duty pick up trucks.

Additional Details:

This position is field based and requires candidates to:
• Have and maintain a valid driver’s license and acceptable driver’s abstract.
• Willing and able to travel and/or reside in a camp setting
• Successfully comply with pre-access Drug and Alcohol testing based on client requirements

What We Offer:

Forbes Bros offers an attractive compensation package that includes a competitive salary, comprehensive benefit plan and a rewarding pension program. Forbes Bros Group of Companies has an open and team-oriented culture that focuses on communication, innovation and respect in the workplace!

Forbes Bros is an equal opportunity employer committed to best practice recruiting and hiring, to promote gender equity and workplace diversity. We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those candidates who meet the requirements noted and who earn an invitation to interview will be contacted.

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