The Mechanical Team Leader is accountable for the organization and supervision of all maintenance personnel and activities within the board manufacturing process areas. They are also in charge of supporting the execution of electrical work through the scheduling, coordinating and directing of mechanical resources.  Coordinates the availability of facilities and equipment to be worked on, ensures part, materials, special tools, and equipment, personnel, and skills for orderly and efficient work execution are available. Ensures proper documentation of work performed is provided in accordance with standard practices used. This position is also responsible to ensure all company work rules, policies and safety rules are adhered to by those within their supervision.


  • Millwright certification with a provincial or inter-provincial ticket preferred;
  • Good working knowledge of OSB manufacturing, continuous process operations, large industrial machinery, and 24-hour operations;
  • Experience working with hydraulic systems;
  • Extensive supervisory experience in an industrial production environment;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills;
  • Familiarity with computerized maintenance systems;
  • Leadership experience managing a team of a minimum of 5 people including apprentices;
  • Available for on-call duty a week per month;
  • Pneumatic systems experience is preferred;
  • Problem-solving skills, root cause analysis, six sigma certification preferred;
  • Proven ability to assist operations with maximizing the productivity of equipment, people and resources as it relates to their area of responsibility.

About Tolko:

With state-of-the-art operations across western Canada, Tolko is a leading manufacturer of a wide range of forest products for customers around the world.  For over 60 years, our family-owned company has been recognized by our customers and business partners for being reliable, flexible, efficient and offering quality products. With the third generation of family leadership, we’re continuing that legacy today in our divisions throughout western Canada and joint ventures in the Southern United States.

At Tolko, our values, vision, and mission aren’t just what we believe. They’re how we work, live and serve our customers every day. Fundamental to our success is a committed workforce that thrives on change, building relationships, and a drive toward excellence.

We are committed to the well-being of future generations through responsible operational and environmental performance. This commitment applies to all aspects of our business. We hold third-party certification on the forestlands that we sustainably manage in BC, Alberta, and Saskatchewan. Through our community investment strategy, we strive to play an active and constructive role in the communities where we live and work.  Whether we’re providing jobs, volunteering or giving through donations, we work to make our communities stronger and more vibrant through active participation.

When you join Tolko, you’re saying yes to a company that has been built on integrity, respect, and provides employees with the inclusive environment, support and opportunity they need to build great lives.

We’re more than an industry leader.  We’re the place where you succeed as our most valuable resource!

We offer:

  • An unyielding commitment to your personal safety
  • Competitive pay and exceptional benefits
  • The opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the industry
  • Diverse opportunities
  • An open, innovative culture
  • A positive, dynamic work environment
  • Technical and leadership training to ensure you work successfully and safely
  • The chance to live (and play) where you work

A Career With Tolko Is More Than A Job

It’s pride in what you do.  It’s making a difference every single day, working side-by-side with people you respect.

Explore our opportunities, submit your application, and join a company that works for you, your family, and your community!

If this position sounds like a fit for you, we’d love to hear from you!  Applications will be accepted at until the position is filled.