West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the seventh 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 Manning Forest Products 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
- Apprentices are encouraged to apply
- Ability to read manuals and schematics
- Knowledge of Hydraulics
- Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
- Ability to work independently with little supervision
- Organizational and planning skills
- Flexible schedule for the day, evening and weekend shifts
Considered a strong asset:
- Experience working in a fleet shop
- Cummins and Cat engine experience
- Strong electrical background
Manning Forest Products is a sawmill located 99 kilometers from Peace River and approximately 280 kilometers north of Grande Prairie, Alberta. The town is situated around the scenic Notikewin River that provides an idyllic backdrop for the tree-lined streets, an abundance of flower stands, and pedestrian-friendly streets. Medical, educational and retail services are provided to the approximate 1400 residents along with a pool, ball diamonds, curling and hockey facilities, golf course and river walking trails. Manning and its surrounding area are a paradise for fishing, quadding and snowmobiling.
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.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.