Red Earth Creek

Permanent Full Time



The MD of Opportunity is currently looking for an Apprentice Mechanic for our Red Earth Creek location. The individual chosen for this full time Permanent position will be responsible for the following duties on the municipal fleet equipment:


  • Perform scheduled maintenance services such as oil changes, lubrications and tune ups;
  • Advise Shop Foreman of work performed, general equipment conditions and future repair requirements;
  • Assist the Shop Foreman in determining mechanical problems by examining equipment, using diagnostic equipment, test driving the vehicles;
  • Assist in the dismantling of faulty assemblies, repair and/or replace worn or damaged parts;
  • Other duties that may be assigned from time to time.


The successful applicant must possess the following abilities:


  • A Grade 12 Diploma or GED;
  • A Valid Driver’s License;
  • Good hearing, eyesight and manual dexterity;
  • Ability to interpret work orders and technical manuals;
  • Ability to keep up to date with changes in technology;
  • Write service reports;
  • Ability to work within a Microsoft Office computer environment


The working conditions for the service technician vary considerably from one job to another.  Some duties will be performed in the shop, construction sites and sometimes outdoors in all types of weather conditions.  Travel requirements and hours of work also may vary.  The position may involve lifting items weighing over 200lbs with the help of cranes etc.  The salary range for this position is based on experience and qualifications. 


Interested persons are invited to submit their current Resumes, current Criminal Record Check and 3 work related references to:


Human Resources Department

Municipal District of Opportunity No. 17

Box 60, Wabasca, AB. T0G 2K0

(780) 891-3778 Phone or (780) 891-4283 Fax


This advertisement will remain open until August 15, 2019 @ 3pm.


The personal information submitted pursuant to this advertisement will be utilized for this Employment Opportunity only and is subject to compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Job location: 
Red Earth Creek
Job closing date: 
August 15, 2019 @ 3pm