Keller is the world leader in geotechnical construction and deep foundations. With a North American presence of over 100 years, we operate as the market leader with over 50 offices throughout the US and Canada. By connecting global resources and local experience, Keller develops innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions to geotechnical challenges. Our values of integrity, collaboration, and excellence enable us to lead the industry in providing the optimal solution for our clients.
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We are seeking a proactive Apprentice Mechanic to join our Keller Canada team in Acton, ON.
Responsibilities will include:
-Work under the guidance of the Head Mechanic
-Perform Preventative and predictive maintenance on heavy equipment; such as drill rigs and compressors
-Inspect and test mechanical units, diagnose faults and malfunctions, repair and replace mechanical units, test and adjust equipment to specifications
-Travel to various job sites to service equipment components; coach employees on efficient operation and maintenance to prevent issues and ensure optimal performance
-Test repaired items against manufacturers’ standards
-Complete reports to record problems and work performed
-Research information and follow-up with manufacturers to keep apprised of current practices and techniques, prevent recurring performance issues, increase reliability and efficiency of equipment
-Provide input and recommendations to Head Mechanic regarding mechanical information for equipment purchases
-Maintain safe working conditions and adhere to Occupational Health and Safety regulations
Qualifications will include:
Candidates must possess valid driver's license in good standing; must have own transportation and tools; good communication skills; frequent travel required; prefer knowledge of hydraulics and electronics; work as a team player; and an ability to adapt quickly to an ever-changing environment (i.e., policies, procedures, technologies, and best practices). Candidate must be a 1st or 2nd year Automotive/Heavy Equipment technician, or a 1st or 2nd year Apprentice in Heavy Equipment or similarly related course.