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Small Engine Mechanic

Calgary, AB, Canada

Job Type

Full Time

Kristian Electric is looking for a Mechanic to fill our Small Engine Mechanic opening at our Calgary branch. As a Small Engine Mechanic you will be responsible for servicing small engine welders. This role is open to experienced Mechanics with an electrical background/experience as an asset. The successful candidate will be:
• Reliable, organized, with the ability to maintain and service equipment in a timely and efficient manner
• An exceptional customer relationship builder
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Safety focused

Role Summary: A Small Engine Mechanic servicing, diagnosing, and evaluating welder repairs in house and on job sites occasionally.

Key Responsibilities:
• Inspect, troubleshoot, diagnose, repair, and recommend maintenance for welders
• Follow product manuals and service requests diligently
• Working with others to inspect, diagnose, and repair welders
• Complying with safety requirements

Educational Requirements:
• Certified Journeyman Mechanic, Apprentice, or an Engine Technician
• High School diploma or GED equivalent

Experience and Skills Required:
• Minimum 3 years as a Journeyman Mechanic, Apprentice, or as an Engine Technician
• Capable of working on gas drive and diesel engines
• Experience operating forklifts with valid forklift certification
• Experience with welders and electrical trouble-shooting is considered an asset
• Experience operating overhead cranes is considered an asset

Core Competencies:
• Reliable, organized, and attentive to details when working on and servicing welders
• Exceptional customer service experience – evaluate and inspect details to ensure customer satisfaction
• Ability to function as part of a team and to request and accept direction as required
• Provide exceptional and accurate diagnosis and servicing of welders and equipment
• Performing in a timely, effective, and high-quality manner
• Ability to read part diagrams, make part recommendations, and repair work accordingly
• Safety focused – ensure compliance to building standards, the safety of yourself and those around you, and the integrity of the company
• Positive attitude towards learning, motivating, working on a team, and engaging with customers
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Clear communicator both written and verbally
• Must have valid Class 5 (non-GDL) driver’s license and clean driver’s abstract

Working Conditions:
• Shop environment
• Requires steel toed footwear
• Eye protection is provided

Why join the Kristian Electric team

As a strong family business, we take great pride in our employees and what we can do to make our employees enjoy their work. Our company culture is built by the people who make up Kristian Electric, and we aim to ensure everyone has a voice and a sense of ownership in the success of our business. We promise exceptional benefits programs, competitive compensation, and safe working conditions. Our inclusive company culture provides employee engagement and opportunities for employees to build themselves to the people they want to be.


We recognize ourselves as an Equal Opportunity Employer. Kristian Electric does not discriminate based on race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided based on qualifications and business needs.

We are excited to grow - hopefully, you can grow with us!


What We Offer:

  • Competitive wages

  • Health & Dental benefits

  • Company pension plan

  • Friendly work environment

Kristian Electric Ltd. 

4215 – 64 Ave SE, Calgary, AB


Kristian Electric Ltd. 

14236 121A Avenue, Edmonton, AB


Kristian Electric Ltd. 

710 46th Street, Saskatoon, SK

Hours of operation are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.
Some overtime may be required