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Heavy Equipment Technician

Location: Red Deer

Career Number: 1495

DFI can offer you challenging, engaging work. You will see your ideas and your input contribute to a job well done—something you will come to expect while working with a highly skilled team. You will be relied upon for your work ethic and problem solving skills. Be a part of a culture of continuous improvement and enjoy the responsibility of working independently. You will have opportunities to learn and grow. DFI offers continuous, full-time work—contingent on your hunger for knowledge and skill. You want to be challenged. You want to be relied on. You want to learn. We have the job for you.

Job Profile

Track Cranes. Picker Trucks. Drive Heads. Hydraulic Hammers. These are just a few of the cutting edge pieces of equipment that you will have the opportunity to work on and build here at DFI. We pride ourselves on continually designing and improving our fleet of custom built equipment. This position derives the opportunity to learn exceptional new skills while challenging yourself daily. If you are looking for motivating work that will lead into a successful career, then we are looking for you.

Job Duties

  • Service all equipment within DFI’s fleet: skid steers, generators, picker trucks, track mounted cranes, etc.
  • Major component replacement and rebuilds as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose problems
  • Shop maintenance and clean up


  • Registered Journeyman Heavy Equipment Technician
  • Minimum class 5 driver’s license
  • Previous experience with hydraulic systems
  • Flexible work schedule to accommodate production needs
  • Punctual and reliable to meet work schedule needs
  • Must be in good health and physical condition to perform the duties assigned
  • Proficient spoken and written English