Heavy Equipment Field Technician, Journeyperson OR 4th Year Apprentice

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience 1- 3 Years
  • Posting ID HEAVY003945
  • No. of Openings 1+
  • Department Trades - West

Job Description

Are you a methodical thinker who enjoys finding solutions, makes safety a priority and is excited about performing complete overhauls on heavy equipment? Are you eager to work for a company who is known for its culture, employee satisfaction and growth opportunities? If this sounds like you then SMS Equipment may have just the position you have been looking for!  SMS Equipment is looking for a knowledgeable Heavy Equipment Technician who is either Journeyperson or 4th Year Apprentice to join our highly skilled team at our Regina, SK branch.

SMS Equipment offers rewarding careers in the heavy equipment industry across Canada. As the largest Komatsu dealer in North America, SMS Equipment gives you the opportunity to represent world-class quality in our product offerings and customer service. A few of the many benefits of working with SMS Equipment include: competitive wages, comprehensive group benefits plan, and RRSP matching.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the Heavy Equipment Technician (HET), Journeyperson or 4th Year Apprentice is responsible for providing repairs, overhauls and new builds in construction and mining related equipment. This position will employ logic and deductive reasoning in diagnosing and troubleshooting.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing assemblies, preventative maintenance, repairs and complete overhauls on heavy equipment.
  • Diagnose faults or malfunctions using computerized or other testing equipment to determine the extent of repair required.
  • Make recommendations regarding extent of repairs and suggest methods of improvement.
  • Interpret work order and technical manuals.
  • Have a strong awareness and attitude towards workplace health and safety.
  • Motivated and able to work in a challenging environment with minimal supervision.
  • Work remotely in adverse weather conditions. Job tasks may be physically demanding lifting up to 50 lbs. Confined Space work is required.


The successful candidate will be either a Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician or a 4th Year Apprentice. Equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered. Other requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Strong commitment to safety
  • Experience in repair/maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Some positions may require the ability to travel and meet customer site requirements
  • Experience with Komatsu equipment is considered an asset
  • Interprovincial Red Seal is considered an asset

At SMS Equipment, safety is our number one priority. Our successful candidate is intrinsically motivated and committed to making safe choices, when completing all tasks.

Applications will be received until 4:00 PM on March 2, 2022.

To apply for this position or to see other Career Opportunities, please visit our website at https://www.smsequipment.com/en-ca/careers/. Please search reference number HEAVY003945. 

Please reference “mytrades.ca” when applying for this position.

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