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Shop Service Technician in Calgary at Compact Power Equipment, Inc., a Home Depot company

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

With convenience at our core, The Home Depot Rental allows you to save time and get the job done faster. In addition to a wide assortment of pro-grade tools, equipment, trucks, and trailers, we offer knowledgeable, resourceful, and dependable associates who are ready to provide solutions that will help finish the job or project at hand.


The Home Depot Rental operates in over 1100 locations of The Home Depot across the US and Canada, offering large towable equipment, tools, trucks and trailer rental along with on-site equipment delivery.  The large equipment fleet includes trenchers, chippers, mini-excavators, skid steers, aerial work platform equipment, and tractor loader backhoes among others.  We have a large team of highly trained technicians, shop techs, and VIP Delivery Technicians and customer care associates throughout the United States and Canada.

We live our Core Values: Excellent Customer Service, Creating Shareholder Value, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Taking Care of Our People, Respect for All People, Doing the Right Thing, Building Strong Relationships, Giving Back

Shop Service Technician

Responsibilities include all maintenance required on Compact Power's light construction line deployed in the general area. Shop Technician will perform work in mechanical servicing, maintenance and repair of THD Rental's industrial equipment. Maintenance of equipment is required to ensure equipment is ready to deploy and run safely at optimum efficiency. Nature of the work means Mechanic will handle greasy and dirty parts.


  • Troubleshoot and repair small engines
  • Apply hydraulic, pneumatic, auto diesel engine skills for equipment repair
  • Apply welding, electrical troubleshooting
  • Repair landscape, rental equipment
  • Manage inventory
  • Rescue equipment and deliver equipment to customer sites
  • Changing equipment tracks.
  • Have your own reliable vehicle to use in this task from time to time



Working conditions may include working in the outdoors on construction/landscape equipment as well as in cold, hot and damp areas.  Lifting from the waist, lifting from the shoulder, prolonged standing and repetition of hand and arm movements, working at heights and bending is also a part of working conditions. 


Job Requirements


  • Solution-oriented when identifying hydraulic, mechanical and electrical system problems
  • Strong light construction equipment maintenance skills
  • Familiarity with inventory management
  • Experience, ability and desire to provide superior customer service
  • Excellent communication skills and organization skills
  • Ability to prioritize, keeping customer needs and company's revenue in the forefront
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to safely lift 36 kgs minimum
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license (ability to drive in a CMV capacity)
  • Experience in equipment rental industry preferred
  • Landscape/rental/construction background preferred
  • Must complete a drug screen prior to working



  • High School Diploma or GED, Tech School or OEM Training - or equivalent experience required


We offer a full array of benefits that include health, well-being, and financial. Please visit LIVETHEORANGELIFECAN.CA for more details.