Heavy Duty Mechanic

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: August 21, 2020

Job Location: Manning

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO Box 370, Manning, Alberta, Canada T0H 2M0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the seventh
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
Manning Forest Products division has an opportunity for a fully

Heavy Duty

 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

Our ideal candidate must possess:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson mechanic
  • Apprentices are encouraged to apply
  • 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

Manning Forest Products is a sawmill located 99 kilometers from
Peace River and approximately 280 kilometers north of Grande
Prairie, Alberta. The town is situated around the scenic Notikewin
River that provides an idyllic backdrop for the tree lined streets,
an abundance of flower stands and pedestrian friendly streets.
Medical, educational and retail services are provided to the
approximate 1400 residents along with a pool, ball diamonds,
curling and hockey facilities, golf course and river walking
trails. Manning and its surrounding area are a paradise for
fishing, quadding and snowmobiling.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
application at
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:

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

Job Conditions

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

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