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Full-time Heavy Duty Equipment Technician/Mechanic

at Newton Group Ltd. in Guelph

Heavy Duty Equipment Technician/Mechanic

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 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.


  • Repair and maintain all site equipment and machinery
  • 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
  • Regular routine preventative maintenance as required

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience

  • Must have at least 3 years experience in a heavy equipment technician or mechanic role
  • 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

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.

How to Apply

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

*Please add Heavy Duty Equipment Technician/Mechanic in the subject line.

We thank all applicants in advance, however only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview (no telephone calls please.)

JD: Jen F

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