• Heavy Equipment Maintenance Superintendent

    Posted Date 7 days ago(1/14/2019 10:47 AM)
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    Fort McMurray, AB
  • Overview

    For over 60 years, North American Construction Group (NACG) has worked to build a solid reputation as an industry leader in heavy construction and mining. As one of the largest providers of mining, heavy construction, industrial and tailings & environmental services in Western Canada, we have the precise combination of knowledge and experience that clients seek when they select a service provider.

    Position Scope

    Reporting to the Project Manager and Equipment Manager, the Maintenance Superintendent is accountable to provide overall leadership of the site maintenance department ensuring excellent safety performance along with providing direction for the maintenance team including planning and ensuring compliance to preventative maintenance programs.


    Shift: 9x5 - 12 hrs

    Living Out Allowance: Provided


    • Review daily and weekly work plans and provide advice regarding priorities; ensure communication of daily priorities with applicable personnel. 
    • Ensure all activities are in compliance with the BC Mines Act.
    • Ensure employees and contractors meet NACG and site specific training and onboarding requirements
    • Ensure positive shop/field morale through effective communication, management of employee performance, reward/recognition and problem resolution. 
    • Ensure overall shop safety including focused/planned inspections and work observations to ensure NACG shops meet or exceed company and industry standards. 
    • Ensure labour efficiencies and minimization of delays to optimize the availability of NACG equipment. 
    • Ensure efficient and cost effective equipment repairs along with pursuing warranty opportunities.
    • Provide input to Planning and Logistics team regarding short and long range planning.
    • Collaborate with Human Resources to determine staffing needs and to recruit and select qualified individuals. 
    • Participate in pre-job planning with operations to determine labour and equipment required to construct the project in accordance with the contracts, plans and specifications. 
    • Work in conjunction with operations department on an ongoing basis to establish operational maintenance requirements. 
    • Ensure that all department procedures and practices adhere to company standards and requirements. 
    • Work with Divisional Finance to develop and manage shop budget. 
    • Ensure the effective use of the work order system and monitor machine health. 
    • Participate in safety meetings; review safety meeting activities; steward actions related to safety action log and be responsible for incident management.
    • Manage the daily and weekly planning of equipment according to requests.


    • Minimum seven years experience relating to effective maintenance and allocation of equipment and minimum two years in a front line supervisory role.
    • Industrial construction and/or mining experience preferred.
    • Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic certification. 
    • Post secondary education with equivalent experience considered an asset. 
    • AMSA (Alberta Mining Safety Association) certification and BC Shift Boss Certificate
    • Attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure.
    • High regard for safety.
    • Strong problem solving capabilities.
    • Effective communication skills.
    • Excellent computer skills (MS Products and JDE maintenance planning software). 
    • Basic accounting knowledge.


    All successful candidates should:

    1. Be proficient in English, both verbally and written
    2. Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License
    3. Have experience as requested as mentioned above
    4. Undergo and successfully pass the following testing:
      1. Breath Alcohol Test
      2. Urine Drug Test
      3. Fitness-to-Work Assessment
      4. Audiometric Testing
      5. Vision Screening
      6. Criminal Record Check

    Shift and start times are subject to change.


    All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:

    1. CSTS Certification
    2. VOID cheque/direct deposit form



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