Heavy Duty Mechanic

Date Posted: December 09, 2017
Job Location: Chetwynd
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 3598 W Fraser 89 P.O. Box 330, Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada V0C 1J0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the fifth
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
Chetwynd Forest division has an opening for a fully certified:


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
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Flexible schedule in order to work day, evening and weekend

Considered a strong asset:

  • Experience working in a fleet shop
  • Cummins and Cat engine experience
  • Strong Electrical back ground

Chetwynd is a growing, family-friendly community located on the
eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains and offers excellent year
round recreational activities.  Our mill and forest operations
form an integral part of the community, providing economic
stability to employees and families that live in the Chetwynd area.
To learn more visit: http://www.gochetwynd.com

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.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

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

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English