Valard is Canada’s premier utility contractor, as well as head of the Valard Group of Companies and part of the Quanta Group, the largest electrical power contractor in North America. Valard has full-service capabilities for transmission, distribution, substations, foundations, telecommunications and renewable energy.
Our Grande Prairie Operations Shop is seeking a local Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (Mechanic) to
maintain vehicles and equipment required for Valard’s various contracts across Canada.
This is a full-time, year round position. Overtime and weekend work may be required.
Applicants must have their own transportation, live in the Grande Prairie area, and be reliable with a strong work ethic.
Qualified applicants will be skilled in the area of diagnostics on engine, transmission and hydraulic systems,
Cummins Engines and Heavy Duty Fords.
The qualified applicants will be skilled in the area of diagnostics on engine, transmission and hydraulic systems, Cummins Engines, Heavy Duty Fords & be able to perform CVIP inspections. Preference will be given to applicants with utility equipment experience (digger, crane and backhoe). Class 1 or 3 driver’s license is an asset and a valid Class 5 licence is mandatory.
Preference will be given to those who have past experience in a Foreman position.
Valard is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse workforce. We offer a competitive salary and a complete range of employee benefits.
Please forward resume and cover letter in confidence indicating competition number: VCLP#11-0250 by applying directly to this job posting.
We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates’ education and experience best meets the needs of the position. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
Please quote VCLP#2017-040 when applying for this position.