Position Overview:
The Heavy Equipment Field Mechanic is primarily responsible for the general fleet repair and maintenance of heavy construction and industry specific equipment that includes shears, and attachments. Additional duties would include the coordination and scheduling of repairs and preventive maintenance for a fleet of Heavy Trucks and Trailers, as well as assigning and supervising the day-to-day duties off the shop staff. They would be responsible for ensuring that all work in the shop is completed in a safe and timely fashion and that a clean, organized work site is maintained. This position must also adhere to our safety program and work as a contributing member of the shop team.

Key Responsibilities:
Lead by example and drive of all SECURE safety policies and procedures including personal and teams’ Personal Safety Contracts

Provide proven leadership & clear direction to heavy duty mechanics, welders and distributing workload to capitalize on individual and group strengths while ensuring balanced exposure to work experience and development opportunities

Perform routine maintenance, such as oil, filter changes, etc.

Air & Hydraulic Systems, Power & Drive Train, Steering and Suspension, Heavy Equipment Attachments

Fix one-off equipment issues

Make inspections and do basic diagnostics

Must be able to operate equipment to perform diagnostic tests

Visual inspections to proactively discover future mechanical failure hazards / ensuring that the issues are rectified immediately

Assist with general up-keep of the shop and yard as required

Ensure tools and equipment are properly handled and store

Communicate effectively with the safety department

Conduct and partake in all safety related meetings

Be cognizant of and adhere to any site-specific safety requirements when in the field

Being responsible for minor maintenance and inspection of personal equipment.

Performing the safe operation of tools and related equipment for the purposes of welding and fabrication.

Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

Recognize defective welds, know the cause, and repair procedure for the defective area

Fuse metals safety and effectively use prescribed welding applications

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
The individual in this role will have:

Welding experience is required

Journeyman’s Certification as Heavy Equipment Technician, through successful completion of a Provincially Regulated Apprenticeship Program, or equivalent credentials/work experience as determined by Provincial guidelines/requirements

Previous supervision considered a definite asset

Minimum 3-5 years of related industry work experience or demonstrated competency including field and service truck experience.

Valid and current Class 5 Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract (air brake endorsement preferred)

Ability to complete safety documentation in an accurate and timely manner

Expert knowledge level and full competency with respect to maintenance, servicing, diagnosing malfunctions, and repairing heavy duty equipment and vehicles

Excellent analytical problem-solving skills and ability to logically process diagnostic information collected

Strong background in Hydraulic Systems

Ability to read and interpret technical manuals and understand work orders

Ability to test repaired equipment for proper performance and ensure repaired equipment meets manufacturers’ specifications and legislated requirements

Ability to accurately complete service reports

Strength and stamina required to work with heavy equipment and ability to work in cramped or awkward positions

An inherent interest and mechanical ability to stay abreast changes in technology with respect to heavy duty equipment, electronics and new diagnostic tools

Good vision, hearing and sense of smell required to help diagnose mechanical problems

Fit-for-Work each day

Ability to multi-task, assess situations and prioritize tasks accordingly

Ability to lead and manage a small team

Ability to liaise with customers, suppliers, subcontractors and consultants, along with ability to diplomatically resolve; issues and/or concerns that may occur;

Demonstrated leadership experience (influencing strategic issues, client and/or corporate leadership and providing solutions to problems and challenges to meet operational objectives)

Demonstrates self-confidence and interpersonal flexibility, initiative, perseverance and integrity

Ability to develop, nurture and maintain strong relationships with SECURE clients and with all levels of the organization

Strong time management skills and ability to be work effectively under pressure, meet demanding deadlines and manage changing priorities

Excellent organizational skills along with attention to detail

Ability to work well in a team environment or independently as required

Maintain professional conduct at all times

Open and honest with team members and clients as it relates to all aspects of work

Maintain a positive attitude in all aspects of work along with a desire to continue to learn

Maturity to deal with highly confidential material




Team Oriented


Ability to Work with Little Supervision


Work Accurately and Efficiently






Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help





Welding experience is required

3-5 years: Related industry work experience or demonstrated competency including field and service truck experience

Licenses & Certifications


Drivers Licence (Class 5)

Journeyman Certification