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Labourer, Shop - Fort McMurray, AB

Date:  Sep 18, 2023

Fort McMurray, AB, CA, T9K 0K4

Req ID:  26907
Onsite or Remote:  Onsite Position

Komatsu is an indispensable partner to the construction, mining, industrial, and forestry industries that maximizes value for customers through innovative solutions. With a diverse line of products supported by our advanced IoT technologies, regional distribution channels, and a global service network, we tap into the power of data and technology to enhance safety and productivity while optimizing performance. Our Komatsu, P&H, Joy, Montabert, Modular Mining Systems, Hensley Industries, NTC, and Gigaphoton equipment and services are used to extract fundamental minerals and develop modern infrastructure.

Focusing solely on mining, Komatsu Mining designs, manufactures, distributes, and services extensive product lines of highly reliable P&H surface mining equipment and JOY underground mining machinery used to cut, crush, load, and convey coal and industrial minerals worldwide. Customers receive a superior experience through direct relationships with Komatsu Mining's support people and through its services located close to the mines. Komatsu Mining's products and related services are used extensively for the mining of coal, copper, iron, gold, and other mineral resources, and the company employs people worldwide.

Komatsu Mining Corp. offers rewarding experiences and unique growth opportunities:

  • Competitive wages
  • Comprehensive benefits package (health & dental, vision coverage, healthcare spending account, and life insurance)
  • Personal wellness spending account
  • Company-sponsored registered pension plan (RPP) and matching program.
  • Safety boot voucher
  • Paid vacation
  • Company-supplied tools
  • 4/5 Rating on Glassdoor 
  • Sustainable employment
  • Ability to be a part of an exciting, innovative company developing new state-of-the-art technology and equipment
  • Discussion regarding full compensation package conducted upon initial pre-screen

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Job Overview

We are currently looking to add a Labourer, Shop to our Fort McMurray team. 

Reports to: Foreman, Welding Shop

Shift:  7x7, 12 hours per shift (rotating between nights and days)

Location: Fort McMurray, AB

Relocation: This position does not offer relocation

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Learn equipment operation and help load/unload plasma table operation.
  • Mechanical assembly assistant. Dress dippers, doors, saddleblocks and other common mechanical tasks.
  • Track and manage inventory on consumables and usage.
  • Arrange and organize materials for jobs.
  • Show some skill with hand tools and assembly and/or fabrication skills.
  • Duties may include moving machinery, tools and products to correct shop locations using an overhead crane/ telehandler or forklift.
  • Duties in the manufacturing and or refurbishment process for general labor tasks.
  • Painting components
  • Prepping components for shipping ie: strapping pallets, arrange with the warehouse to receive components for shipping.
  • Assist Journeymen welders, mechanics and machinists. Follow directions from peers and supervisors.
  • Strong focus on shop cleanliness and removing excess material/garbage’s daily
  • Other duties, as assigned


  • Completion of high school diploma
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing and or refurbishment environment
  • Qualified candidates will have strong work ethic and mechanical ability
  • Able to lift up to 50lbs.
  • Welding/ grinding skills an asset.
  • Overhead crane experience an asset.
  • Previous related experience an asset.
  • Valid Driver’s License and own transportation are required.
  • OSSA, CSTS, Class C First Aid.
  • Must have a strong safety focus.
  • Progression to trades positions is possible with experience

Additional Information

Komatsu (Joy Global - Canada) is an organization committed to diversity and inclusion to drive our business results and create a better future every day for our diverse employees, global consumers, partners, and communities. We believe a diverse workforce allows us to match our growth ambitions and drive inclusion across the business. 

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national or ethnic origin, marital status, family status, disability, genetic characteristics, and a conviction for which a pardon has been granted. 

Accommodations during the application process are available upon request.

While we appreciate all applicant submissions, only those considered to be most qualified will be contacted for further assessment.  

Note to Recruiters: Komatsu and its subsidiaries do not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Komatsu, directly or indirectly, will be considered Komatsu property. Komatsu will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. A recruiting agency must first have a valid, written, and fully executed agency agreement contract for service to submit resumes.

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