PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Participate in BID preparation review and process with Sales Representatives and Management to ensure specs are aligned to client requirements.
Technical Drawings and Design Production
- Create CAD drawings of crane sub-assemblies and other equipment built on-site.
- Create electrical schematics.
- Design placards for units in production.
- Communicate with suppliers regarding warranty information.
- Provide technical information to support warranty claims processing
- Complete and send load chart requests for new truck cranes.
- Purchase non-standard/non-stocked parts.
Management of Transport Canada Documentation
- Prepare legal documents and calculations according to Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
- Coordinate importation process for trucks built outside of Canada.
- Assist in managing production schedule.
- Provide technical advice to Technicians as required.
- Drive trucks to various locations and pick up parts according to time-sensitive needs.
- Prepare for daily meetings.
- Source and purchase parts.
- Conduct internal presentations when required.
- Manage cross-departmental and external communications.
- Participate in all required Health & Safety Training.
- Comply with the Health & Safety program and practices.
- Performance of daily duties in a manner conducive to a safe workplace.
- Comply with Wajax Equipment’s policies and procedures.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT:
Work duties performed primarily in a busy office setting with occasional interruptions.
Must be able to work outdoors with some changes in temperature.
Overnight travel is required.
Must possess a valid driver’s license, passport and a reliable means of transportation.
Attitude: Arrives to work, ready to work.
Is polite and friendly to colleagues and client and optimistic in the face of change or challenge.
Approaches each day with enthusiasm.
Understands and supports the organizational direction and goes above and beyond for the team.
Ethics: Makes sound decisions that support the organizational direction, values and mission.
Freely admits to errors and takes the necessary steps to rectify the situation.
Integrity: Follows through on commitments.
Honestly answers questions.
Professionalism: Is fair and consistent in daily interactions and decision making.
Keeps their manager and/or team updated on tasks, deadlines, problems and successes.
Quality: Verifies that information, data and details are correct.
Takes action and/or makes suggestions to correct errors.
Reliability: Is able to handle multiple tasks and effectively manage workload.
Respect: Acknowledges and responds to others in a manner that shows interest and concern.
Understands positional boundaries and involves the right people in decision making or solution building.
Trust: Takes the time to get to know others, asks questions, finds a common bond and develops professional rapport.
Respects the confidentiality and concerns shared by others.
QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS – ROLE EXPECTATIONS:
Definition: Competencies are the identified behaviors, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required in order to be successful within the position.
Accountability: Takes personal ownership and responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work.
Follows organizational guidelines, professional standards, regulations and principles.
Demonstrates reliability and integrity on a daily basis.
Adaptability: Adapts and responds to changing conditions, priorities, technologies and requirements.
Recognizes new information and ideas with a willingness to alter opinions.
Applies systematic, logical reasoning when addressing problems or situations in order to arrive at an appropriate solution or outcome.
Considers various issues and components of the problem, develops sequential steps to address the situation and determines rational timeframes and priorities.
Communication: Communicates information with consistency and clarity.
Uses active listening techniques in order to effectively understand provided feedback
Organizational and Environmental Awareness: Displays commitment to the organizational by acting in accordance with expectations.
Has a clear understanding of positional boundaries, moves concerns to the right position and respects the boundaries and authority of other positions.
Planning and Organizing: Accurately estimates the durations and level of difficulty of responsibilities, duties and tasks.
Establishes priorities and identifies critical tasks that need to be handled immediately.
Problem Solving: Asks questions and does research to learn more about the issue.
Develops multiple solutions and considers the advantages and disadvantages of each solution.
The ability to focus on desired outcomes, and the means by which they are achieved, by meeting and or exceeding standards based on past performance, goals and objectives.
Priorities and plans for the effective use of resources in order to meet objectives.
Service Orientation: Provides superior service to both internal and external customers.
Follows through on commitments and responds to inquiries, emails, requests and complaints in a timely fashion.
Values and encourages teamwork through daily actions and by soliciting feedback from all levels of the organization.
Respects contributions of all team members, demonstrates cooperation and supports team decisions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
University degree or Technical Diploma, in Mechanical and/ or Electrical Engineering with specialization in electronics and/or hydraulics.
3-5 years of relevant working experience.
3 years’ experience reading, designing and drawing technical schematics and placards is required.
Any related technical and equipment training is an asset.
Proven experience in sourcing and purchasing parts.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Advanced understanding and application of drawing software programs (e.g. CAD etc.).
Solid understanding of the legal documentation and calculations processes for Transport Canada’s Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standards.
Advanced verbal and written communications skills.
Proficient with computers including Microsoft Office.
Solid interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure and with time-sensitive tasks.