Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

Contact Name:

Hyacinth Manning

Contact Fax #:

(780) 849-2426
Contact Email:

Student Position:


Job Category:


Job Location:


Slave Lake





West Fraser's Slave Lake Veneer division has two vacancies for:

Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanics
( NOC: 7312 )

The successful Heavy-Duty Equipment Mechanic duties will be:

  • Troubleshooting and inspecting equipment to detect faults and malfunctions,
  • Determining the extent of repair required,
  • Adjusting equipment and repairing and/or replacing defective parts,
  • Testing repaired equipment for proper performance,
  • Cleaning and performing other maintenance work,
  • Servicing attachments and working tools,
  • Instructing apprentices.


  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic Trade Certification
  • Able to lift of up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills,
  • Team player and be able to work well with others
  • Critical thinking and continuous learning
  • Computer proficiency
  • Over 4 years of work experience in trades
  • Some high school, college or industry courses in heavy equipment repair is usually required to be eligible for trade certification

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

Slave Lake is located approximately 2.5 hours north of Edmonton, Alberta.  Slave Lake Veneer is committed to continuous improvement, through operational, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation reliability. We have a collaborative, team culture. Slave Lake boasts the second largest lake in Alberta and offers great ice fishing in the winter and swimming in the summer.  The town of approximately 7,000 residents has all the amenities of a larger center yet maintains the outdoor lifestyle of a small community. For more on Slave Lake, please visit: www.slavelake.ca

Interested applicants should apply by sending their cover letter and resume to: slveneer@westfraser.com

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.