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Mechanic Service

Grande Prairie, AB, Canada
February 21, 2020

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Scott A. Higgins

**** *** ******

Grande Prairie AB T8V 3G5

Cell: 780-***-****

OBJECTIVE: To obtain a Maintenance position


20+ yrs experience fixing heavy equipment and operation: Excavator, Dozer, Grader, Rock Truck

Extensive experience as a field service mechanic & welder

Experience in maintenance of equipment: excavators, camp equipment, dozers, graders, etc.

Familiar with CAT computer programs, truck and trailer ABS systems

Strong communication and problem-solving skills

Keen ability to work with various levels of management and staff to ensure job completion

Works well independently and as a member of a team

Class 3 Drivers License with clear 15+ year driving abstract


Heavy Duty Shop Mechanic EM3 Services Inc., Fort St. John, BC Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2019

Diagnosed and repaired a wide variety of mulchers, trucks and trailers

Trouble shooting, hydraulic systems, electrical, mechanical and all other components of mulchers

Welding and fabrication of all equipment

Assisted Shop Foreman and office staff with all duties around shop and yard

Heavy Duty Shop Mechanic Twisted Gears Ltd., Grande Prairie, AB Jan. 2018 – Aug. 2018

CVIP trucks and trailers

Duties included: ABS Systems, Brakes, wheel bearings, air systems and all other related jobs

Welder/Fabrication Overland Transport, Grande Prairie, AB Apr. 2017 – Dec. 2017

Welding and fabrication of trucks and trailers

Fabricating new trucks with head-ache racks and oil field rig-up, tool boxes, walking decks, etc.

Repairing damages on trailers and trucks

Field Service Mechanic Jim Moffat Construction (Petrowest), Worsley, AB Dec. 2007 – Sept. 2016

Field Service, welding of heavy equipment

Warranty work with CAT dealers & Cenico

Considerable working knowledge of CAT SIS electronic systems for technical trouble-shooting

Ordering parts & equipment

Ensuring compliance with various company safety standards

Field Service Mechanic McCaw’s Drilling & Blasting Ltd., Rocky Mtn. House, AB Sept. 2007 – Nov. 2007

Field servicing of Gardner Denver Infiniti Series Quarry Master and associated equipment for Jericho Diamond Mine, Nunavit.

Maintenance and welding of heavy equipment and breakdown of drill hammers for maintenance &/or replacement.

Experience using two-way radio systems within mine

Adhering to mine safety standards & regulations

Service Mechanic Roy Larson Construction (Petrowest), Grande Prairie, AB Apr. 2007 – Aug. 2007

Service Mechanic Advent Contracting, Fort McMurray, AB Jan. 2007 – Mar. 2007

Servicing of Triple 7 Rock trucks and related mechanic work at Albion Sands Oil Sands Project,

Maintained strict adherence to mining safety and regulations

Service Mechanic Archibald Drilling & Blasting, Middle Musquodobit, NS Apr. 2004 – Oct. 2004

Dec. 2005 – Dec. 2006

Shop and field servicing, maintenance and welding of compressor unity and heavy equipment including air & hydraulic drills, excavators, dozers, etc.

Traveled throughout NS & NB to various drilling operations associated with the construction of roads, quarries, bridges, etc – providing on-site equipment repair.

Field Service Mechanic D. Loewen Enterprises Ltd. Rose Prairie, BC Nov. 2007

Winter Camp Work ‘03, ‘04 & ‘05

Shop & field service, maintenance and welding of 65+ pieces of heavy equipment including Piston Bully, ski-hill groomers, CAT and John Deere excavators, rock trucks, water trucks, dozes, etc.

Warranty related work with Finning CAT Dealer & Brandt Tractors Ltd

Ensuring communication re. road channeling services covering remote areas from Helmut to For Nelson to For St. John, BC.

Maintained field camp equipment and service vehicles in remote areas.

Ordering parts and equipment

Millwright/Machinist Mactra Lumber Ltd, Upper Musquodobit, NS Jun. 1998 - Aug. 2003

Millwright maintenance work spanning the entire lumber operation and including maintenance of the stud mill, sawmill, planer mill and wood room.

Repairs to all systems including vibration analysis, conveyors systems, automated line equipment

Assisted chief machinist in fabrication of sprockets, keying shafts etc from stock material and welding of equipment


Auto Mechanic, IWK Akerly Campus, Dartmouth, NS 1991

Grade 12, Musquodobit Rural High School 1989


Class 3 Drivers (clear driving abstract covering 15 years)

H2S Alive

Transportation of Dangerous Goods

St. John’s First Aid 1 & 2




Welding – Musquodobit Rural High School

Quality Chip Production – Maritime Forest Ranger School

Mine Evacuation & Mining Safety (various)



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