The Maintenance Manager is accountable for the direction and operation of the maintenance department in a working team environment which includes the energy, mechanical, electrical, planning, purchasing, and stores departments.

Directly reporting to the Maintenance Manager are the positions of:

  • Maintenance Superintendent – responsible for safe and efficient planning, organizing and all operating aspects of the maintenance department.
  • Maintenance Planner(s) – responsible for the planning and optimization of all maintenance assets including the full utilization of a computerized maintenance management system.
  • Maintenance Clerk(s) – responsible for processing repair requests into work orders, an issue for completion, the closing of completed work orders, and maintaining work history.
  • Purchasing Team Leader – responsible for providing leadership and direction for purchasing/stores personnel.

The Maintenance Manager works closely with all production and maintenance staff to ensure consistency in the quality and quantity of OSB products in a safe environment. As a key member of the site management team, the Maintenance Manager is responsible for ensuring safe, reliable, efficient and cost-effective operation of the maintenance department as it achieves the maintenance targets and objectives of the High Prairie OSB Division.


  • Minimum 5 years of maintenance management experience in a forest product’s manufacturing plant or similar environment;
  • Displays a strong commitment toward safety;
  • Experience working effectively independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment;
  • Certified tradesperson, engineer, or related education is required;
  • CMRP, MMP certifications considered an asset;
  • Expertise in planning, goal-setting and project management;
  • Knowledge of computerized maintenance management systems; preferably JD Edwards;
  • Expertise in developing and managing preventive and predictive maintenance and reliability programs including root cause analysis;
  • Familiarity with continuous improvement programs and performance management;
  • Must be computer literate, and possess good analytical skills;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.

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.  And, 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


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.

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