Heavy Duty Mechanic

Job Category: Salaried
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Youngstown
Competition No: 30043
Heavy Duty Mechanic:

Full-time Permanent Position

  • Annual Salary at $73,800 – $79,818 depending upon experience and education
  • 8-hour workday (Monday through Friday) – Overtime may be required

Youngstown Service Centre

  • Special Areas Board operates a modernized fleet of equipment and is focused on a detailed preventative maintenance and repair program.
  • Work will consist of a combination of field service and in shop repairs and maintenance.
  • The Youngstown Service Centre consists of nineteen (19) equipment bays and cares and maintain over 300 pieces of heavy equipment.
Key Duties & Description Key Duties include:

  • Analysis, repair, and maintenance of:
    • diesel engines
    • trucks (gravel, water, and oil distribution)
    • motor graders
    • crawlers, tractors, self-unloading earth moving equipment
    • various types of packers
    • fire engines
    • Other types of smaller equipment
  • Experience in diagnosing/repairing of Detroit, Cummins and Cat/John Deere engines would be an asset
  • Delivering and adherence with Special Areas Safety Program and all reporting requirements
  • Grade 12 (or an equivalent GED)
  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic Certificate, valid in the province of Alberta
  • 2-5 years related experience with Commercial Vehicle Inspection knowledge.
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s Licence
  • Physical capabilities to perform job duties – required lifting/carrying up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to communicate effectively using courtesy, tact and discretion and use good judgement
Important Considerations 
  • ­­­­­­­These are designated safety sensitive positions and mandatory pre-employment drug testing will be conducted on all newly hired employee
  • 3rd and 4th year HD Apprentices may be considered and are welcome to apply
  • Overtime work may be expected as a part of this role.
  • Supervisory experience an asset but not required
  • Please include a contact email address on application or resume
Additional Information
  • Brent Fecho – Superintendent Youngstown Service Centre – 403-779-3733


Please send an application form and/or resume quoting competition number to:

Human Resource Services
Special Areas Board
Box 820
Hanna, AB T0J 1P0
Fax (403) 854-5527


We thank all applicants; however, only those invited for an interview will be personally contacted.

To apply for this job email your details to SpecialAreasHR@specialareas.ab.ca