Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic

Date Posted: October 22, 2018
Job Location: Houston
Job Number: 17549
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: Canfor
Website: www.canfor.com
Address: 1397 Morice River Road, PO Box 158, Houston, British Columbia, Canada V0J 1Z0

Job Description

Who We Are:
At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.
We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.
You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

The Opportunity:
We are currently seeking a motivated and experienced Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic to work at our Houston Sawmill.

The Role:
As part of the Canfor team you will apply your knowledge and skills at our highly technical and innovative mill facilities. You will also:

– Ensure safety standards are met by following Canfor safe work and lockout procedures
– Develop strong working relationships with your peers and team
– Maintain and repair mobile equipment such as;
– Taylor, Kalmar & Hyster forklifts
– Wagner log loader
– 966 H loader
– 988 loader
– Champion 740 grader
– Must have the ability to operate mobile equipment for test purposes

The Candidate:
You are an excellent trouble-shooter who has well-developed technical skills along with a Heavy Duty Mechanic Interprovincial certificate, a strong background in safe work practices and a desire to work in a team environment where shift work may be required.

– Certified Journeyman
– Experience with hydraulics and welding
– Superior troubleshooting skills
– Strong analytical skills
– Strong interpersonal and communication skills
– Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
– Ability to work independently and in a team environment
– Solid background in heavy industry and construction
– Knowledge of Cat, Kalmar and Taylor equipment would be an asset, as well as knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process

When applying for this role, please attach a photo or scanned copy of your Red Seal or Interprovincial TQ.

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance. In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

Job Conditions

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

  • Minimum experience: 1 to 2 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Certifications:
    • Journeyman
    • Red Seal
  • Language: English