120 Bentley Avenue
Ottawa, Ontario
7 Days / Week
24 Hours / Day
(613) 225-8250


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Heavy Equipment / Truck and Coach Technician

Type of Employment: Full Time

Position Reports to: Shop Manager

Position Summary:

Ottawa Crane Rental is a leading full service crane rental company servicing Ottawa and Eastern Ontario for over 50 years. Our expertise starts with a well maintained fleet of mobile cranes, experienced operators and a focus on worksite safety. Our goal is to deliver an exceptional customer experience.

We’re growing and currently have an opening for a full time, permanent Heavy Equipment / Truck and Coach Technician.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities: 

  • Able to analyze equipment malfunctions, repair and maintain equipment.
  • Inspect and perform diagnostics on equipment.
  • Able to use electronic diagnostic equipment to troubleshoot repairs.
  • Able to perform repairs in different environmental settings such as in repair shop or on a job site.
  • Test repaired equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems using hand and power tools.
  • Perform maintenance work such as cleaning and lubricating.
  • Supply and obtain all necessary information to adequately answer team and customers’ requests.
  • Estimate hours and materials required to achieve work.
  • Strong diagnostic skills in mechanical, electrical and hydraulic systems.
  • Determine best way of making repairs to minimize interruption of production.
  • Before leaving for field services, determine all safety equipment, field equipment & materials necessary for a field job and assure all necessary equipment is packed and in good operating.
  • Make sure to offer professional service at all times (respecting the rules of conducts, the health & safety, work environment, equipment cleanliness, etc.).
  • Manage priorities, control and approve each current step making sure that all inspection reports are well completed.
  • Make sure that root causes of failure are well identified, and solutions are adequate.
  • Supply technical support to team and to customers.

Key Competencies/Knowledge

  • Completion of 310T Truck and Coach Technician licence.
  • Must have knowledge on arial equipment.
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in dismantling and assembling big mechanical parts.
  • Great experience and interest regarding external field services.
  • Experience in maintenance planning.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s licence.
  • Possession of own tools.
  • Detailed organized and safety conscious.
  • Dependable and punctual
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft office.

Required Aptitude

The ideal candidate would have strong collaborative leadership and be motivated by challenges. Flexible working schedule and the ability to adjust to all types of situations. They possess strong mechanical competencies, are logical, curious and never hesitate to share their knowledge with the rest of the team. Finally, exceptional communication skills will be useful for the customer service and for team coordination.

Work Conditions

Physical ability to lift up to 50 lbs. standing, bending, full body motion in the execution of the role.

Travel to off-site locations.
Overtime as required, field site work when needed.

Salary to commensurate with experience; Safety Boot and Insulated Coverall Allowance, Group Benefits Plan which covers life insurance, LTD, Health (which includes prescription medication) and Dental; Pension Plan.

Effective Date:  TBD

We take safety very seriously...

Ottawa Crane Rental’s safety and insurance programs are the most comprehensive in the market. All Crane Operators are educated on corporate safety policies. Our fleet is regularly inspected by certified technicians that comply with manufacturer and government inspection programs. Each crane has an ongoing detailed maintenance schedule.