CalFrac Well Services Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic in Red Deer, Canada


  • One of the largest hydraulic fracturing providers in Canada

  • Extended Health and Dental Benefits effective day 1 of employment

  • Consistent workload and strong growth plans for 2017

  • Excellent compensation structure

  • 8 days on and 6 days off working schedule

  • Superior HSE, training, and quality culture

  • Focused on delivering client innovation and technologies


  • The Heavy Duty Mechanic – Journeyman will be a member of the Maintenance Department responsible for providing support to complete daily repairs and preventative maintenance on Calfrac’s operating equipment, the Heavy Duty Mechanic - Journeyman will focus on adhering to Calfrac’s operational, safety, and environmental policies and procedures at all times.


  • Adhere to Calfrac’s operational, safety, and environmental policies and procedures

  • Diagnose and repair equipment in a timely and effective manner

  • Assist in mentoring apprentices and new employees

  • Ensure that all paperwork is completed both accurately and on time

  • Verify repairs and ensure they are completed and documented

  • Ensure all maintenance inspections are completed

  • Record all equipment deficiencies

  • Remote field work as required

  • Must attend all pre job meetings and attend safety meetings when required

  • Participate in equipment modifications, campaigns & recalls


  • Knowledge coiled tubing and fracturing operations

  • Must have advanced diagnostic and trouble shooting skills

  • Ability to read and understand equipment and vehicle repair manuals at an advanced level

  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts (shift-work, rotational, night-shift)

  • Ability to work in physically demanding environment and exposure to outdoor weather conditions

  • A highly energetic, self-starter with the ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and priorities with a high attention to detail

  • Proven ability to adapt to a variety of environmental factors and extreme weather conditions while performing operational requirements

  • Works and inspires others to work at high performance levels

  • This position is considered to be a Safety Sensitive Position and may require additional screening


  • Journeyman Heavy Duty Certification required

  • 4-5 years of related experience

  • Successful completion of the Interprovincial Journeyman Red Seal Heavy Duty Mechanic program is preferred

  • Adequate tool selection for Heavy Duty Mechanic Trade

  • Certified to complete CVIP / DOT inspections would be considered an asset

  • Proficient with MS Office

  • Valid class 5 driver’s license and satisfactory driver’s abstract

This position description represents an overview of the position and is not designed to cover all duties or requirements of the role.