Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Date Posted: August 22, 2017
Job Location: Fort Frances
Job Number: GWF-71950
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Woodlands Contractors
Address: Box 721, Fort Frances, Ontario, Canada P9A 3N1

Job Description

Independent harvesting contractors who supply wood to Resolute Forest Products in Northwestern Ontario are looking for mechanics to repair, troubleshoot, adjust, overhaul and maintain heavy-duty equipment in their operations.

Responsibilities include:
- Work on feller-bunchers, chippers, grapple skidders, delimbers, bulldozers, graders, dump trucks, excavators
- Inspecting equipment for proper performance, detect faults and malfunctions
- Adjust equipment and repair or replace defective parts, components or systems
- Test repaired equipment for proper performance
- Clean, lubricate and perform other routine maintenance work on equipment

- Class A Heavy Equipment Mechanic License
- Experience with forestry and logging equipment

Home bases of the woodlands contractors are located in the area, but operations can be up to 200 km away, depending on the operation. Some of these contractors require workers to live in camps during the week, and some require daily commuting. All contractors are committed to safe, environmentally compliant operations and offer competitive wages.

Job Conditions

  • Travelling may be required.
  • Overtime may be required.
  • Shift work may be required.

  • Minimum experience: 1 to 2 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Certifications:
    • Apprenticeship
  • Language: English