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Lead Hand Mechanic

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Location: Red Deer County, AB, Canada
Date Posted: Jan 18, 2021
Category: Automotive Maintenance
Job ID: 69613

Job Description


The Opportunity 

Our Clean Harbors Red Deer, AB location is looking for a Lead Hand Mechanic. This position will be responsible for supervising 2-3 mechanics, while performing mechanical repair duties on Clean harbors vehicles (tractors, trailers, vac trucks, hydro vac trucks, etc.) This position may be required to work overtime and will be responsible to maintain company equipment both in the branch office. This position is local and home nightly.

Why work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive hourly wage, Monday to Friday Schedule;
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Opportunities for growth and development for all the stages of your career;
  • Generous paid time off, company paid training and tuition reimbursement;
  • Positive and safe work environments.

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure that Health and Safety is the number one priority by complying with all safe work practices, policies, and processes and acting in a safe manner at all times;
  • Lead, train, and mentor a growing and developing team;
  • Perform preventative maintenance, conducts inspections, troubleshoots, diagnoses failures & deficiencies & performs necessary corrections.
  • Assign work to other mechanics and update the status of repair orders;
  • Respond to internal customer service calls and discuss maintenance and repair decisions;
  • Maintain budget guidelines on materials, supplier, inventory, fleet maintenance repairs, fixed costs, and overtime;
  • Position breakdown = 60% mechanical hands on work & 40% supervisory duties. 

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors? 

  • Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician (HET) Preferred / Journeyman Truck & Transport Mechanic is the minimum requirement;
  • Minimum 3 + years’ experience as a mechanic;
  • Minimum 3 + years’ supervisory experience preferred;
  • 1 + years of experience managing in a shop environment preferred;
  • CVIP License preferred or willing to obtain upon hire;
  • Good computer skills & previous quoting experience (repairs). 

40-years of sustainability in action. Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico.  Everywhere industry meets environment, Clean Harbors is on-site, providing premier environmental, energy and industrial services. We are solving tough problems through innovation and proven methodology – come be part of the solution with us.

Join our safety focused team today!  To learn more about our company, and to apply online for this exciting opportunity, visit us at

For additional information about driver career opportunities, please call us at 1-833-32-DRIVE (1-833-32-37483)

We thank all those interested in joining the Clean Harbors team; however only those that complete the online application and meet the minimum job qualifications will be considered for this role.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.




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