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United Rentals Yard/Mechanic Helper (Equipment Associate) - Seasonal in Fort Mcmurray, Alberta


* This position is also open for Fly-in/Fly-out from Calgary and Edmonton

As part of the United Rentals Winterization team you will conduct daily inspections on heaters throughout the work site. Perform services on diesel engines. Operator / Equipment associate will setup equipment for customers in desired locations involving extended periods working outdoors. A successful candidate will engage in strong safety culture. Participate in toolbox talks, Job safety analysis and daily hazard reporting.


  • Minimum of 2-3 years of related experience servicing a variety of diesel engines and hydraulic systems.

  • Comfortable working outdoors in any weather for extended periods of time.

  • Physical work requiring the use of ladders in some cases. Demobilizing equipment and setting up for customers request.

  • Service and inspect various types of engines

  • Assist journeyman mechanics with unplanned breakdowns and repairs of equipment.

  • Experience driving with a trailer is an asset

  • Complete all required paperwork involving safety, daily maintenance checks, and service reports.

  • Experience working in an Oil Sands, Hydro carbon or Process plant facility.

  • Have a strong focus and belief on safety.

  • Communicate respectfully and effectively with other team members. We are a rental company providing a service. We pride ourselves on professionalism and effectiveness.

  • Able to work 12 hour shifts on a 10/10 schedule. You will be required to work night shift on alternating shifts.

  • This is a Fly in/ Fly out position. Hubs will be located in Edmonton and Calgary.

United Rentals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.