Heavy Duty Mechanic

Closing Date:

Feb 08, 2019

Student Position:

No

Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance

City/Town:

Chetwynd

Province/State:

BC

Country:

Canada

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the sixth time, as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. We are looking for an individual interested in a long-term career with us. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits, an outstanding pension plan and relocation package.

Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Chetwynd Forest Industries division has an opportunity for a fully certified:

Heavy Duty Mechanic

This position offers a challenging, diverse and exciting opportunity to become part of our team. Job duties will fall within our Mobile Shop department. This position requires an individual who will perform a variety of tasks related to the safe and efficient application of the technical skills and knowledge of a Heavy Duty Mechanic. Duties involve the repair and maintenance of industrial equipment such as: Log loaders, Wheel Loaders, Forklifts and other mobile equipment used in the manufacture of lumber. Continually ensuring the quality and standards of service to safety and production must be maintained.

Our ideal candidate must possess:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson mechanic certification
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Flexible schedule for day, evening and weekend shifts

Considered a strong asset:

  • Experience working in a fleet shop
  • Cummins and Cat engine experience
  • Strong Electrical back ground

Located in northern BC, Chetwynd has a population of approximately 2,600 and features extensive indoor and outdoor recreation opportunities. Chetwynd has an ice arena, wave pool, curling rink, rock climbing wall, indoor walking track, outdoor walking paths, outdoor speed skating oval, indoor rodeo facility, baseball diamonds, skateboard park, fitness center and nearby ski hill.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application at www.westfraser.com/jobs click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

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