Heavy Duty Mechanic (TFG172)


This is a Professional position in Acheson, AB posted September 8, 2017.

The Fath Group is one of Edmonton’s largest family owned and operated road building contractors, with over 300 employees helping provide products and services throughout Edmonton and area. For over 60 years we have been delivering on large public and private sector projects.

We take pride in our services and our employees. We place a high-value on establishing a workplace where people are challenged and respected every day.  Safety is the core of our business and we support a safety culture, where we set high standards for our staff and the public. Our staff and the people in our community are paramount! We dedicate the FC Edmonton soccer team to our community and support several other charitable initiatives.

We are looking for an experienced Heavy Duty Mechanic to work year around in a full-time capacity in our Acheson, AB shop. In this position you will be responsible for:

  • Inspect, repair and adjust gasoline and diesel powered units;
  • Perform maintenance and repair activities on various pieces of heavy equipment, including but not limited to pavers, loaders, skid steers, graders, excavators, dozers, backhoes and trucks;
  • Diagnose, service and repair various systems found on pieces of heavy equipment, such as mechanical and computer electronic controls, air brake systems, transmissions, high voltage generators, propane powered equipment and pneumatic systems;
  • Perform routine maintenance checks and adjustments to fluid levels, hoses, belts, brakes, tires and clutches;
  • Diagnose problems, disassemble units, repair or replace parts and re assemble units;.
  • Keep tools, equipment and work area clean, organized and in good working condition.
  • Must ensure a solid understanding of, and comply with the principles of the company’s Code of Ethics.
  • Other mechanic and shop duties as required.


  • Heavy Duty Journeyperson red seal certificate will be required;
  • Knowledge and experience with diagnostic and repair of heavy equipment, commercial trucks and trailers of many makes and models;
  • Must possess a valid class 5 driver’s license (with Air brake, Class 3 preferred) with or above with a clean drivers abstract;
  • Ability to work continuously for prolonged periods of time under pressure;
  • Must be physically able to repetitively lift and carry at least 50 LBS on a regular basis;
  • High attention to detail, strong communication skills and ability to follow directions;
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently with minimal supervision;
  • Willingness and ability to work extended hours and weekends if required; and
  • Valid safety certifications.

Additional Information:

  • The position is eligible for paid overtime
  • Training will be provided for various activities
  • We offer competitive wages and a great comprehensive benefits package

How to Apply:

  • Please apply with your current and updated resume
  • Please apply online on our website, OR
  • Send your resumes and quote the job title OR job # to jobs@ohanlonpaving.com,

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all those that apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Why Fath?

  • Work in the Edmonton area
  • Competitive wages & benefits
  • Great employer

How to Apply