Job# 1001584 (Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician):

Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician
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Fleet Manager
Calgary AB



As an Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician with GFL Environmental, you’ll be performing preventative maintenance on our fleet. This will include carrying out diagnostic tests and repairs to a variety of vehicles and equipment using modern maintenance practices. 
This position is based primarily in a maintenance shop atmosphere, however our Technicians may need to make road calls and perform test drives to adequately service our fleet.

Job Duties

  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services
  • Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs
  • Estimates time and material costs on vehicle repairs and requisitions new parts
  • Performs all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs)
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles and equipment
  • Completes required paperwork utilizing fleet maintenance software program associated with repairing vehicles, documenting parts usage, and accounting for repair times
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports
  • Performs maintenance related work as required
  • Maintains a clean, safe work area in compliance with Corporate / OSHA Standards
  • Performs all work in accordance with established safety procedures


  • 1st or 2nd year Apprentice Heavy Equipment
  • Competency using various computer systems to record and document repairs and diagnose problems
  • Physical requirements of this position include the ability to push, pull, drag, and lift items up to 50 pounds, and occasionally must work at shoulder level with equipment weighing up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to perform physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations
  • Must have a valid Class 5 license, or optionally Class 3 with airbrakes endorsement
  • Work hours may require overtime, weekends and/or holidays
  • Must be able to supply your own set of hand tools to perform basic repairs


GFL Environmental is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

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