Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

Company Description

Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician

Solvent Buddy Inc. has been providing businesses, both large and small, with specialized equipment in waste management and industrial services since 1996. Also adding as of 2017, Chemical Cleaning to its services. Since humble beginnings on the south side of Edmonton the company has grown and now has three locations in Western Canada. Solvent Buddy provides a complete range of services into light industrial, aviation, forestry, mining, oil and gas. With that being said Solvent Buddy has a strong foundation in Safety, Integrity and Dependability.

Based out of Edmonton, Solvent Buddy is currently seeking an experienced Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician with Truck and Transport, Transport-Trailer mechanic experience. Experience working in Industrial Services is an asset.



  • Maintain Health and Safety as the number one goal by following policies, processes;
  • Responsible for the safe operations and maintenance of equipment;
  • Provides hands on teamwork and leadership for to the shop team;
  • Work with  policies, procedures and safe work practices;
  • Performs repairs and assigned preventive maintenance services for vocational trucks and trailers;
  • Performs maintenance and repairs of mounted equipment.
  • Performs inspection, diagnosis and repair of electrical, hydraulic, suspension, brake and air systems on vehicles and equipment;
  • Utilizes vehicle computer electronics systems to interpret failure modes to initiate or assign repairs;
  • Reviews, completes or assigns repairs identified on Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports;
  • Completes required paperwork including work orders;
  • Assists senior Mechanics in the completion of project work;
  • Performs all work within Standard Repair Times (SRTs);
  • Performs service calls for emergency breakdowns;
  • Conducts safety checks on vehicles;
  • Mentors other team members such as Journeymen,  Apprentices, and Shop Labour;
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Journeyman H.E.T. Ticket;
  • Safety inspection certificate will be an asset;
  • Class 1 or 3 driver’s license would be an asset;
  • Knowledge of vac. units including pumps and blowers is an asset;
  • Works under limited supervision;
  • Desire to learn and be cross trained on all equipment;
  • Demonstrated organizational skills with strong oral and written communication abilities;
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities – High level of personal integrity;
  • Strong work ethic;
  • Professional/mature demeanor under stressful situations;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Must self-directed and be able to work with little supervision;
  • Must pass a Pre-Employment Alcohol and Drug test.


Why Solvent Buddy:

  • Stable Full Time Position with Full Benefits After 3 Months
  • Competitive Compensation In Recognition Of Previous Experience
  • Attractive Work-Life Balance For Quality Family Life
  • Growth Opportunities


If your skills and training meet the above criteria, please submit your resume.

Thank you for your interest in Solvent Buddy and considering Solvent Buddy as your next employer.