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Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

Guelph, ON

Where innovation, technology and integrity come together.

Our purpose at Kiwi Newton Group is to excel in delivering; economical, high quality, low carbon, low energy and low maintenance building systems and structures in the ICI  building industry.  We strive to make and improve better products and develop our people to work together with various skills. 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 Heavy Duty Equipment Technician.

The Heavy Duty Equipment Technician/Mechanic will work with the Maintenance Manager and all divisions within the company to repair breakdowns, conduct preventive maintenance, and provide heavy equipment support to all teams. The technician will often work with heavy duty construction equipment and industrial concrete and steel manufacturing equipment and will be responsible for diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing all site and heavy equipment. If you are highly competent in most areas, we will provide the necessary training to bring you up to speed in other areas.

What we Offer

  • Good negotiable rates of pay depending on your skill level

  • Opportunities for advancement and skills enhancement

  • Work in a thriving company with the newest computerized technology in concrete and steel building manufacturing

  • Construction of factory built, non-combustible, low carbon, low energy use, high performance, comfortable, long lasting, resilient, and affordable buildings

  • Career advancement with opportunities learning from a well-trained team of professionals

  • The chance to build a team from the ground up


  • Repair and maintain all site equipment and machinery

  • Mentor and coach apprentices and operators

  • schedule the delivery and availability of site equipment around maintenance schedules

  • Read diagrams and schematic drawing to determine work procedures

  • Ability to work with windows based computer system

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

  • Inspect and examine large and small construction machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions

  • Adjust machinery and repair or replace defective parts

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

  • Maintain a high level of organization for maintenance reports and PM schedules

  • Regular routine preventative maintenance as required

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have at least 5+ years experience in a heavy equipment technician or similar role

  • Must be a certified 421A Heavy Duty Equipment Technician

  • Technical experience considered an asset, apprentices welcome to apply

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

  • Must be able to read and interpret drawings and schematics

  • 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

Kiwi Newton Group encourages people to enjoy work and working with others, to be creative and effective in teams, to be reliable for other team members and to develop efficient work habits to serve customers well and deliver best value excellent buildings and structures.

Kiwi Newton Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all applicants who consider themselves qualified.

Qualified candidates should email their resume to or fax to: 519-822-6159.

Please note that only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview, no agencies and no telephone calls please.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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