Heavy Duty Mechanic

Date Posted: January 08, 2019
Job Location: Smithers
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 2375 Tatlow Rd P.O. Box 3130, Smithers, British Columbia, Canada V0J 2N0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company, listed on the TSX and rated as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers for six years. Are you
interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging
work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Pacific Inland
Resources Division, in Smithers, BC, has an opportunity for a fully

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 are maintained.

Our ideal candidate must possess:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson mechanic
    certification (3rd year apprentices will also be
  • 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 to work day, evening and weekend shifts

Considered a strong asset:

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

Smithers is a welcoming, small Northern BC town with stunning
vistas in all directions. An abundance of summer activities
including fishing, boating, camping and hiking attracts both locals
and visiting outdoor enthusiasts. The downtown has an alpine feel
which adds to the town’s attraction and charm.

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