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Chester, Nova Scotia


This position is responsible for assembling our custom, heavy equipment including reading and interpreting blueprints, technical drawings, schematics and computer-generated reports related to mechanical and hydraulic systems for heavy capital equipment; following the project from initial assembly to testing.  The position summary is to be used as a guideline only and may not incorporate all functions of the job.

  • Read job specifications, interpret and work from engineering drawings to assemble custom heavy equipment including winching systems varying from 5 ton to 600+ ton
  • Perform DC wiring systems (12 – 24V)
  • All variations and sizes of hydraulic systems (closed and open loop), including systems from 2GPM to 200+ GPM
  • Utilize large cranes (2Te to 55Te), lift trucks, etc. to transfer and manufacture equipment
  • Participate in static and dynamic testing of finished equipment


  • Licensed Heavy Duty Technician/Mechanic or equivalent experience/licence an asset
  • 3-5 years of experience in assembling and servicing hydraulic and mechanical systems on heavy equipment is essential
  • Electronics aptitude with exposure to troubleshooting electronic systems an asset
  • Basic understanding of industrial DC electrical wiring and ability to do overall diagnostics on equipment
  • Hands on trouble shooting, repair, adjustment, overhaul and maintenance of heavy equipment
  • Ability to fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach gearboxes and motors and connect and properly install various couplings
  • Able and willing to work shifts and overtime as required


Quote HAW Mechanical Assembler in the subject line.

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