Heavy Duty Mechanic

Date Posted: January 08, 2019
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 sixth
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 Industries division 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 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 for day, evening and weekend shifts

Considered a strong asset:

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

Located in northern BC, Chetwynd has a population of
approximately 2,600 and features extensive indoor and outdoor
recreation opportunities. Chetwynd has an ice arena, wave pool,
curling rink, rock climbing wall, indoor walking track, outdoor
walking paths, outdoor speed skating oval, indoor rodeo facility,
baseball diamonds, skateboard park, fitness center and nearby ski

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