Journeyperson Heavy Duty Mechanic

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: December 01, 2022

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO 7500, 50 North Star Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 3J6

Job Description

Are you an experienced Journeyperson Heavy Duty mechanic looking
for an exciting career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership
and grow an already dynamic global business? Cariboo Pulp &
Paper, located in Quesnel BC, is currently looking for a


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Heavy Duty Mechanic
will be a key player in fixing and maintaining heavy duty
equipment. As a member of this high performing team you will be
responsible for working safely with all mobile, heavy duty
machinery and diesel engines on the mill site. The candidate is
required to be motivated individual while showcasing team

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Heavy Duty
    Mechanic certification
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible availability
  • Experience with Cat equipment an asset

Cariboo offers:

  • Competitive wages and full benefits
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Stable, rewarding career
  • Relocation assistance

Location Summary:

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package to
assist your move to Quesnel. Located in central BC, Quesnel has a
population of approximately 25,000 and features all major
conveniences, including its own airport.  Quesnel offers
affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities,
regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational
activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel
part of Quesnel’s welcoming community. 

About West Fraser:

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are listed
on the TSX, NYSE, and recognized for the eighth time, as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people and strength in products.

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada, the
United States, and Europe. We believe strongly in promoting from
within and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment
with continuous development. The successful candidate should be
interested in future growth opportunities within the company. West
Fraser offers an excellent compensation package including a
competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will
not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis
of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

Apply now at and discover
more about our current opportunities!

Discover more about West Fraser’s current initiatives,
opportunities, and more, by visiting us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

Leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in
communities, excellence in people and strength in

Job Conditions

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

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