The Mechanical Team Leader is accountable for the safety, organization, and supervision of the mechanical maintenance personnel with the objective of maximizing equipment availability, reliability, and uptime at minimum cost.  In addition, this position will focus on continuous improvement initiatives to optimize maintenance functions.

The Mechanical Team Leader oversees the execution of maintenance work through adherence to the schedule by following the Work Order Process. Coordinates the availability of equipment (with operations) to be worked on. Ensure that parts, materials, special tools, equipment, as well as personnel with the appropriate skills are available for effective and efficient work execution.  Ensures the correct documentation process of work performed is completed in accordance with best practices.


  • Experience working with hydraulic systems
  • Extensive supervisory experience in a large industrial environment
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to assist operations with maximizing the productivity of equipment, people and resources as it relates to their area of responsibility
  • Previous experience working in a 24-hour operation
  • Good working knowledge of OSB manufacturing
  • Knowledge and experience with JDE/ computerized maintenance systems
  • Millwright certification with a provincial or inter-provincial ticket

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!

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