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Heavy Equipment Technician (Fort St. John, BC)

Location: Fort St. John, British Columbia

Salary/Rate: Competitive Rates, Health & Dental, RRSP Matching

Type: Permanent

Closing Date:

Job Reference: 1087679

Your new company
SMS Equipment operates at the leading edge of innovation and offers advanced technologies that keep job sites running safely, efficiently and productively - even in extreme conditions. As one of the largest Komatsu dealers in the world they believe their continued growth is a result of their highly skilled and engaged employees who deliver excellence in the workplace. They were proud to be recognized with the Associated Equipment Distributors Technician of the Year Award for Canada, 2019.

SMS Equipment serve the construction, forestry, mining & utilities sectors, and are committed to safety as their number one priority.

Due to growth they are seeking a Heavy Equipment Technician to join their growing yet established team. As an advocate of lifetime career growth, you will receive training and opportunities for promotion within as you grow.

Your new role
Your team will become like family and you’ll be working alongside many people who have enjoyed multiyear employment with SMS. You will be responsible for working in the field and shop to perform assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls of heavy equipment servicing the construction, mining, forestry, and utility industries. You will need to be able to make recommendations and suggest methods of improvement regarding repairs.

As a heavy equipment technician, you will need to be able to think logically and keep up with changes in technology. You will be in the field and diagnostics will be a large part of the well. You will interpret work orders and technical manuals to guarantee top customer satisfaction. You must be motivated and able to work in a challenging environment and have strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety. This role will be a permanent opportunity and the successful candidate will be working a Monday to Friday field role in Fort St. John, BC

What you'll need to succeed
You will possess a Journeyperson / Red Seal Heavy Equipment Technician certification and have experience in in repair/maintenance of heavy duty equipment equaling 5 years of experience with Komatsu, John Deere, CAT, Hitachi, or other brands Equipment is considered an asset, but other brands of heavy equipment in similar sizes and models will be considered too. You will bring strong written and verbal communication skills to the team.
Our successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks. Excellent customer service and communication skills are invaluable in a dealership environment.

What you'll get in return
SMS is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer, offering competitive wages, comprehensive benefits, learning opportunities, apprenticeship programs, company matched RRSP and more! Perks include discount programs, wellness program, social club and free parking.

You will benefit from personal growth and add to your skills through regular OEM training on industry leading equipment.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

Contact: Quinn Johnson

Office: 8 King Street East, 20th Floor

Phone: 4162036256


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