Full Time, Edmonton, Alberta

Heavy Equipment Technician

Job Description

At Fireweed Heavy Truck & Equipment Repairs we value our long-lasting relationships with our customers, suppliers and employees. We strive to promote trust and reliability through honesty and integrity. We seek to provide solutions using hard work and resourcefulness. We focus on highway truck and heavy truck repair, which means we know what it takes to keep customers up and running, and why it's important to do so. 

We are looking for an experienced Heavy Equipment Technician to join our team! This position is open to the best and the brightest so if you are solution driven and love what you do, reach out to discuss your future with Fireweed!

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform routine maintenance, scheduled preventative maintenance (“PM”),emergency and CVIP repairs to all types of trucks, vehicles and equipment.
  • Diagnose, adjust, and repair various types of systems including, but not limited to the following: electrical/brake/cooling systems, starters/alternators, HVAC systems, engine electronics, emissions, overhaul and repair, transmissions, driveline, etc.
  • Inspect, test, and diagnose equipment to identify malfunctions, using various tools to test vehicle components such as handheld computers and diagnostic programs.
  • Thoroughly and accurately document and upload pictures of work performed, parts used, and all findings observed 
  • Accurately complete documentation in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Requirements for this Position Include:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Heavy Equipment Technician or indentured apprentice 
  • Valid Driver’s License required. 
  • CDL-Class 1 preferred 
  • High School Diploma or an equivalent combination of education. 
  • Must provide own hand tools that are adequate to perform job functions.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with customers and their drivers.
  • Proficiency in the use of mobile devices, navigation of mobile applications to document repairs and communication. Ability to learn new platforms.
  • Must be able to lift 75lbs.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, multi-task and apply initiative.
  • Positive attitude, safety conscious, good instincts, and self-motivation
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to balance a variety of tasks.


💵  Competitive Wages

🗓️ Full -Time work, Monday-Friday 8am-4:30pm

🎉  Weekends Off

🕑  Occasional Overtime

💊  Health Insurance

⚖️  Work / Live Balance

Interested techs should send their resumes to: kmcmaster@fireweedheavy.ca

Please do NOT apply in person.

Due to the number of applications we receive, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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Customer Reviews From Edmonton Locals & Over the Road Truckers

We pride ourselves in providing quality workmanship and service with a smile. Read our customer's reviews and experiences.

Highly recommended, Cheryl and other staff are very professional. I brought my truck to them because it has less power, they will carefully check and diagnose the problem and find a solution. I’m very happy and satisfied customer, reasonable price no extra charges, straight to the point and the owner Keith will talk to you personally and will give you some tips about your truck. Absolutely perfect!!

Local Business
2 weeks ago

I have a 5 ton truck, a few weeks ago I had a malfunction and decided to go to this mechanic shop for a check and quote. The staff were charming and professional, discovered the problem quickly and gaved me a reasonable price unlike the other shops I was in. They gave me lovely service, honored me with coffee and Netflix until they fixed my truck. I definitely appreciate your work and will come again! highly recommend!

Mike SV
2 months ago

After a long search for a reliable and professional place we came to this amazing mechanic shop.
Absolutely charming people, professional, reliable and I definitely recommend them! They have reasonable prices, they do the job properly! Other than that they gave us an excellent attitude and a very quick response! Really appreciate you guys!! Thank you soo much, if there was more them 5 stars you definitely deserve it!!

2 months ago

Top Notch Crew. Keith and the crew, are very knowledge, friendly and mostly there when you need them most. Get you the road as quick as possible.

2 months ago

One of the greatest Heavy Truck repair facilities I have the pleasure of working with. The entire staff are great to work with and are very professional when visiting customer sites. Great work for a great price. Highly recommend Fireweed Heavy Truck & Equipment Repairs for all your maintenance needs.

3 months ago

Great guy. Came to fix my ramp on my reefer trailer and didn't waste any time. Thank you so much.

6 months ago

I have called Fireweed quite a few times for repairs on the road and each and every time I have had a positive experience! They are always ready, willing and able to help me out! Great service and great employees! Extremely courteous and knowledgeable! It doesn't get any better than that in my books! Thank you Fireweed for all your help and great service! You always go out of your way to help your customers and that is a major plus when you need to keep your freight rolling! Great service!

Kelly Hall
1 year ago