Heavy Equipment Fuel & Lube Technician

Thompson Bros have immediate openings for Heavy Equipment Fuel and Lube Technicians working from their Fort McMurray operations centre. Successful candidates will be responsible for the daily fueling and greasing of all equipment and support Heavy Duty Technicians with performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. All positions require consistent cooperation with the company’s safety policies and procedures.

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Education Level: See Qualifications

Overall Responsibilities:

  • Comply with all safety standards
  • Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when and where required
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Fuel and grease all equipment daily
  • Diagnose and repair company assets, maintain repair order documentation and assist other maintenance personnel when required
  • Document repair operations and time tracking in accordance with company policies
  • Request parts required as necessary
  • Ensure service trucks are kept clean, organized, and maintained properly and ready for use at all times
  • Immediately report any safety violations and correct unsafe acts or conditions
  • Perform technical inspections and document findings
  • Perform Preventive Maintenance operations when required
  • Oil and filter changes
  • Change air filters and cabin air filters


  • Heavy equipment maintenance experience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team
  • Thorough knowledge of applicable safety practices and procedures
  • Strong communication skills to coordinate work flow with crew, foreman and superintendent
  • Valid Class 3 operators license with air brakes (candidate to provide current abstract)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Willingness to work in the Ft McMurray area and live in remote camps, working a rotational schedule
  • CSTS/OSSA or BSO Certification
  • Must be in good health and physical condition to perform duties assigned
  • Must be able to pass a pre-access drug and alcohol test

Additional Information:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

This is a temporary full-time position located in our Fort McMurray, AB operations center that is project specific and the duration of our work is heavily dependent on our clients and the decisions we make as a group.

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Thompson Construction Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would like to thank all applicants for submitting their resume; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.