Heavy Equipment Technician – Langdon

  • Published 17 February 2023
  • Langdon
  • Full time - Day

Based at our Calgary branch and reporting to the Shop Foreman, the Heavy Equipment Technician is primarily responsible for the diagnosing and repair of our machines.  Manulift provides an exciting challenge by working on tasks from oil changes to complex electrical or hydraulic systems.

As a Heavy Equipment Technician with Manulift, you will benefit from continuous training, coaching, and will be able to use your creativity to work on innovative projects and on over 50+ different equipment models!

We are the Canadian leader in telescopic forklifts and are experiencing a significant national expansion. Working at Manulift means joining a team of enthusiasts and seeing that your daily actions have a direct impact on the success of the company. We are known for providing innovative solutions that optimize the productivity and profitability of local businesses.

Department: Service

Main responsibilities:
  • Complete diagnostics, repairs, and preventive maintenance on our equipment while maintaining the highest standard of safety and quality;
  • Complete work orders electronically and ensures work is coded correctly for invoicing;
  • Electronically look up parts, manuals, schematics, etc.;
  • Order the necessary parts to complete a repair;
  • Conduct safety checks on equipment;
  • Perform recalls and service bulletins;
  • Occasionally work as part of a team to complete larger scoped repairs;
  • Communicate with Shop Foreman regarding delays in repairs and challenges;
  • Keep neat and organized records of services and work in process;
  • Keep workspace neat, organized, clean, and tidy.
Experience & desired skills:
  • Off Road/On Road Journeyman licence required;
  • Minimum of 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Experience reading schematics (Electrical and hydraulic);
  • Strong knowledge in hydraulic, electric, and electronic;
  • Excellent diagnostic and troubleshooting skills;
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team;
  • Solid interpersonal and communication skills;
  • High level of comfort in using a computer daily;
  • Good organization and time management skills;
  • Results-focused;
  • Customer service-oriented.

Do you fit the Manulift profile?

The strength of the Manulift family is based on values and a common vision shared by all employees. We hire people who, like us, aim for the highest standards of quality and want to always do better.

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The desire to advance and make an organization grow, to create a shared success and map out their career path.
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Dedicated to their team and their customers, prepared to get involved for the success of everyone around them.
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Makes the expected effort and more, is not afraid to get ahead of things in their tasks and everyday work, to propose new ideas and challenge the status quo.
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Ability to learn from others, to observe and, above all, to find their own solutions when necessary.
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Never gives up and seeks the best solution for themselves, their team and their customers.
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Thrives in their tasks and duties, wants to learn and grow to gain experience and knowledge every day.


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