Heavy Duty or Automotive Mechanic - Journeyperson - NOVA CHEMICALS - Maintenance


Red Deer, CA


Position: Heavy Duty or Automotive Mechanic - Journeyperson - NOVA CHEMICALS - Maintenance 

Project Type:Maintenance

Project Location: Nova Chemicals 

Shift: Day 

Schedule: Mon-Thurs OT as required 7:00am - 5:30PM 

Accommodations: Local 

Travel Details: Not Available

GC: Graham

Allied Partner: Quinn Construction Ltd.

Reference Number: 25063 



Jardeg is recruiting Heavy Duty Mechanics for long term opportunities with the Nova Joffre Maintenance site in the Red Deer area. 


The NOVA Chemicals Joffre manufacturing facility lays just east of Red Deer, Alberta and is one the largest ethylene and polyethylene production complexes in the world.  Be part of an operations team that displays a safe and caring attitude for employees, the community, and the environment. Come home every night knowing you are contributing to a more sustainable, zero plastic waste future.  Grow your career at the NOVA Joffre Facility with clean working conditions and a focus on employee engagement



  • Certified Heavy Equipment Technician, Automotive Service Technician, or equivalent trade certification

  • Lead-Hand/Foreman experience considered an asset.
  • Good communication skills both written and verbal

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 3 Alberta Drivers’ License 

  • Able to meet conditions outlined on the Physical Demands Analysis

  • Pre-access Drug & Alcohol test

  • Training Required: CSTS 2020, ESC Fall Protection, ESC Confined Space



  • Troubleshoot engine problems

  • SAP Experience an asset

  • Trouble shoot electrical and hydraulic problems

  • Plant equipment (forklift, manlifts, loaders, light plants) experience would be an asset.

  • Routine maintenance of fleet vehicles and equipment – including tires and wheels

  • Inspection and repair of vehicle braking systems

  • Check all fluid levels of equipment

  • Performance evaluation of equipment

  • Follow safety rules and regulations

  • Good housekeeping and organizational skills

  • Actively participate in safety meetings

  • Report unsafe conditions

  • Ensure shop is secure at end of shift

  • Keep shop in good working order

  • Replace damaged shop equipment

  • Keep a record and day planner of ongoing jobs

  • SAP experience an asset




With a significant presence in the construction, industrial maintenance, and turnaround sectors, Jardeg is the largest recruiter of skilled trades in Canada. In 2022 alone, we’ll be supporting over 10 million manhours of work and a peak headcount over 10,000.


If you’re a tradesperson working in Canada, our position across commercial, infrastructure, and industrial construction, plus maintenance and turnarounds means we have more than just a job for you. We have a lifetime of work.