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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Location: Nisku, AB, Canada
Date Posted: Sep 24, 2021
Category: Manufacturing
Job ID: 77332

Job Description

The Opportunity:

The Opportunity

Clean Harbors Nisku, AB is looking for a Heavy Duty Mechanic to join their safety conscious team! You will be working alongside a manufacturing team of welders and millwrights building and assembling Clean Harbors vacuum trucks. The job will consist of disassembly of donor units, refurb of vacuum equipment then refurbed equipment on new chassis.

Why work for Clean Harbors?

  • Health and Safety is our #1 priority and we live it 3-6-5!
  • Competitive wages!
  • Comprehensive health benefits coverage after 30 days of full-time employment;
  • Group RRSP with company matching component;
  • 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:

  • Ensuring 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;
  • Ensures that all equipment is properly secured prior to work/repairs, (i.e.: uses chock blocks and  jack stands);
  • Corrects all equipment deficiencies and performs preventative maintenance tasks on company vehicles and equipment;
  • Performs thorough inspections of equipment and identifies required repairs;
  • Performs routine and specific maintenance tasks;
  • Troubleshoots, diagnoses electrical and hydraulic systems;
  • Disassembles, inspects and replaces worn or broken parts;
  • Fits and adjusts new or repaired parts;
  • Fills out and submits all required documentation in an accurate and timely manner;
  • Ensures the shop area is kept clean, tidy and free of hazards at all times. 

What does it take to work for Clean Harbors?

  • Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician certification preferred;
  • 3rd or 4th year Apprentice Heavy Equipment Technician;
  • 2-years’ experience working as a Heavy Equipment Technician;
  • Previous experience working on hydraulics preferred;
  • Previous experience with electrical work;
  • Class 5 drivers’ license.

40-years of sustainability in action. At Clean Harbors, our mission is to create a safer, cleaner environment through the treatment, recycling, and disposal of hazardous materials. 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).

Clean Harbors is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against applicants due to race, ancestry, color, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or on the basis of any other federal, state/provincial or local protected class.

Clean Harbors is a Military & Veteran friendly company.


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