Heavy Equipment Technician

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.

Our purpose at Newton Group Ltd. is to be the best of the best in the Manufacturing Design Build ICI construction industry. We believe in our products and our people, we believe that a truly inspiring and diverse place to work is a must. We want you to join our team of passionate self-starters who believe the world is full of untapped opportunities. We continue to expand and have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance role.

The Heavy Equipment Technician will work with the Maintenance Manager and all divisions within the company to repair breakdowns, conduct preventive maintenance, and provide machine, equipment, and tool support to all teams. The technician will often work with semi-automated precast and industrial steel manufacturing equipment and will be responsible for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing equipment.


  • Repair and maintain the company heavy equipment

  • Maintain all preventative maintenance programs

  • Read diagrams and schematic drawing to determine work procedures

  • Ability to work with windows based computer system

  • Install, align and move stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment according to layout plans using hand and power tools

  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during the installation, set up and repair of machinery

  • Inspect and examine machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions

  • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts

  • Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on machinery

  • Ability to troubleshoot electronic equipment including drives, PLC’s would be an asset

  • Assemble machinery and equipment prior to installation using hand and power tools and welding equipment

  • Regular routine preventative maintenance as required

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have at least 3 years experience in a maintenance role

  • Ontario Journeyperson Heavy Equipment Technician License considered an asset

  • Must have experience with hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical systems, various engines types and motors, and industrial machine controls

  • Must have a valid driver’s license with clean driving record. (abstract will be required)

  • Must be computer literate and have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office including Project and Excel

  • Experience with CMMS systems considered an asset

  • Must be able to obtain required security clearance when necessary

  • Must be physically fit

  • Must have excellent communication, both verbal and written

  • Must be a team player, but can work independently

  • Upon occasion must be available to travel

Newton Group Ltd. consistently ranked among the best companies to work for, and we aspire to be the most respected builder, renowned for excellence, leadership, and unsurpassed value.

Newton Group Ltd. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes and encourages all applicants.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Qualified candidates should email their resume to hr@kiwinewton.com or fax to: 519-822-6159.

Please note that only candidates being invited to interview will be contacted, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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41 Massey Rd

Guelph, ON N1H 7M6

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