GreatWest Kenworth

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Service/Parts/ Shipping/ Admin

Position Type:

Full-Time / Part Time / Permanent/ Temporary


Balzac / Calgary / Clairmont / Fox Creek / Lethbridge / Red Deer / Redcliff


4 on 4 off / Monday – Friday / 30 hours a week rotation
Proudly headquartered in Calgary, GreatWest Kenworth has been a cornerstone in Alberta’s heavy-duty trucking sector for over 50 years. With seven branches strategically positioned across the province, including Calgary, Balzac, Red Deer, Lethbridge, Redcliff, Fox Creek (Parts only) and Clairmont, we are committed to upholding our role as the premier Heavy Duty Truck dealership.

We provide an excellent work environment, competitive salary, stability, and career progression avenues to skilled and dedicated professionals. Are you excited about our products and becoming part of a winning team? We invite hardworking individuals with skills and experience to contribute to our dynamic Alberta team.


Heavy Equipment Technician / Heavy Equipment Apprentice

The Heavy Equipment Technician will work in a fast-paced environment where you will be diagnosing, repairing, maintaining and on occasion restoring Kenworth trucks. Reporting to the Shop Foreman and Service Manager, this role offers challenges as you’ll have a chance to work with the latest technology, giving you an opportunity to showcase your skills and experience. If you are an independent problem-solver with a passion for the industry, we want you to be a valuable member of the GreatWest Kenworth team.

Your day to day will include:

Conduct Maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair of all truck systems used in the Kenworth product line.
Interpret work orders and technical manuals on paper and in PC based formats.
Complete service reports.
Open and close repair orders.
Work scheduled on call shifts to provide repair service for customer trucks that require repairs after normal business hours.
Attending additional training, online, provincially, nationally and in the US as required.
Maintain personal and company equipment.
Communicate with teams (service writer, service administrator, lead hand, foreman, service manager, service director) when managing their job duties and solving problems.
Key Skills and Experience Requirements:

Apprentice HET or Truck Transport Mechanic (3rd year to Journeyperson)
Paccar MX Engine experience an asset
Kenworth Cab and Chassis electronic experience an asset
Peterbilt experience an asset
Cummins ISX 2010 experience an asset
Eaton Transmission and Dana/Spicer experience an asset
Air Brake training an asset
Familiar with software diagnostics such as Davie 4, Cummins Insite, ESA, BENDIX, Service Ranger or equivalent
Other Related Skills:

Be able to speak, read, write, and comprehend to ensure effective communication with employees and customers.
General computer and software diagnostics skills.
The ability to withstand work-related deadlines and pressures.
Must be able to sit, kneel, lift, walk, lay, and carry for extended periods.
Must be able to operate a motor vehicle. (Class 1, 3, or 5 without previous suspensions)
Must be able to travel to the US for additional technical training
Owning a toolbox and required tools is considered an asset.
At GreatWest Kenworth, our employers are committed to setting you up for success and here’s how:

Education – Offering additional training to further your skill set from outside vendors like Kenworth, Cummins, Eaton and more.
Property Protection – Being competitive with employee benefits like Toolbox Insurance to ensure your property is safe when it’s in our dealership
Safety – Being the foundation for your role, we at GreatWest Kenworth are committed to physical safety in our work sites and safety in belonging to a team
Total Rewards – We offer industry competitive pay with both short term and long-term incentives to reward your hard work. Our Employees have fully paid medical, dental and life insurance benefits available to them and their families, as well as other programs to support your lifestyle in and out of work.
For a full list of the benefits we offer, please visit our website here.


GreatWest Kenworth is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in our workforce.  We work to ensure that our policies and practices protect individuals and groups under applicable human rights legislation. We will respond to accessibility accommodations by applicants upon request.


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