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North American Construction Group Journeyman Automotive Mechanic (HET) (Ruth Lake Shop) in Fort McMurray, Alberta

NACG is seeking an experienced Journeyman Automotive Mechanic to join our dynamic and industry leading organization.

Looking to build your career? You can earn up to $55.90 per hour (includes base rate, pension, training, vacation and general holiday pay, tool allowance and health and wellness – benefits, dental and disability). Successful candidates will also receive $225.00 per year of Boot Allowance.

Site: Fort McMurray Town Shop

Schedule: 10x4

Accomodations: Not Provided

The successful candidate will be required to join the International Union of Operating Engineers Local 955.

  • Preventative Maintenance and servicing of all light vehicles

  • Check equipment for proper performance and inspect equipment to detect faults and malfunctions

  • Trouble shooting systems to determine faults and extent of repair

  • Overhauls on vehicles as required

  • Test repaired equipment for proper performance and to ensure that work meets manufacturer specifications

  • Develop work scopes and schedules for vehicles to be repaired

  • Order parts for the servicing, and rebuild of vehicles as required

  • Assist Foreman in day to day operations

  • Fill in when foreman is away if designated lead

  • Complete reports and fill out work orders when required

  • Teach and evaluate apprentices

  • Follow NACG codes of practice and safety procedures

  • Demonstrate leadership skills in daily work interaction

  • Prior experience with Ford/GMC vehicles and electronics

  • Dealership time and/or training would be an asset

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills

  • A creative approach to problem solving; adaptability and flexibility

  • Have a concern for safety and awareness of safe working procedures

  • Ability to work alone or as a member of a team with other tradespersons

  • Demonstrated commitment to safety

  • 5 years on the job experience to complement Apprenticeship training program

  • Completion of secondary school

  • Completion Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship Program apprenticeship

  • First Aid

  • Ongoing supervisory training as required


All successful candidates must:

  • Be proficient in English, both verbally and written

  • Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Have experience as requested as mentioned above

  • Subject to Random Testing at: Suncor, Suncor Fort Hills and Kearl sites

  • Undergo and successfully pass the following testing:

  • Breath Alcohol Test

  • Urine Drug Test

  • Fitness-to-Work Assessment

  • Audiometric Testing

  • Vision Screening

  • Criminal Record Check

Shift, site, and start times are subject to change.

All successful candidates MUST provide the following items prior to confirmation of their start date:

  • CSO or BSO Certification

  • CSTS Certification and OSSA Regional only required if candidate does not have the above certification

  • Copy of Valid Class 5 Driver’s License

  • Copy of recent Driver’s Abstract

  • VOID cheque/direct deposit form

Once dispatched the following processes will occur:

  • Will receive a call from NACG to set up all required pre-employment testing

  • An email will be sent with all required New Hire Paperwork to be filled out

  • After all results are received by NACG candidates will be contacted by Site Admin to schedule orientation and confirm your start date and other site specific details.

Please note the entire On-boarding process can take anywhere from 3-8 business days.


North American Construction Group (NACG) has served as an industry leader in the heavy construction and mining industries for over 65 years. In that time, we’ve proven ourselves as a safe and reliable contractor who can complete projects of any size and scope. We’ve also taken a number of bold steps forward to broaden our footprint, expanding to mines outside our provincial borders, and providing third-party maintenance services to clients and customers.

In addition to providing employees with rewarding careers, North American has a whole lot more to offer:

  • Significant Growth – As a company, NACG is rapidly expanding, and has practically doubled in size over the past year alone.

  • Long Term Contracts – With over $1 billion dollars in contracted work booked through 2023, NACG can provide long term employment solutions and numerous opportunities for advancement.

  • Commitment To Safety – With a top tier record for safety performance, NACG is dedicated to ensuring that everyone gets home safe, and constantly strives for a goal zero performance.

  • Competitive Compensation – NACG provides competitive compensation packages for all employees.

North American Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer, and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected.

Become a member of the North American family today!

External Job Title: Journeyman Automotive Mechanic (HET) (Ruth Lake Shop)

ID: 2021-11871

Job City: Fort McMurray, AB

External Company Name: North American Construction Group Inc.

External Company URL: www.nacg.ca