West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the ninth time, as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path?  Slave Lake Pulp, a Division of West Fraser, has an opening for a:

Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic

This position offers a challenging, diverse and exciting opportunity to become part of our team and 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: forklifts, loaders, butt-n-top, Jenbacher gas engines and other mobile equipment. Continually ensuring the quality and standards of service to safety and production must be maintained.

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson heavy duty mechanic certification
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing equipment
  • Industrial engine experience
  • Innovative and problem-solving skills
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Organizational and planning skills

Considered a strong asset:

  • Millwright Experience

Slave Lake Pulp is a BCTMP mill located approximately 2.5 hours north of Edmonton, Alberta. Slave Lake Pulp is committed to continuous improvement, through operational, mechanical, electrical, and instrumentation reliability. We have a collaborative, team culture.

Slave Lake boasts the second largest lake in Alberta and offers great ice fishing in the winter and swimming in the summer. The town of approximately 7,000 residents has all the amenities of a larger center yet maintains the outdoor lifestyle of a small community. For more on Slave Lake, please visit:

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