Heavy Duty Mechanic

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  • Career Level Red Seal
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID 1741
  • No. of Openings 1+
  • Rate $47.06 per hour
  • Union/Non Union Position

Job Description

We are seeking a fully qualified Heavy-Duty Mechanic to join our Mid Island Forest Operations in Campbell River, B.C.

This is an hourly United Steel Worker (USW) union with a rate of $47.06 per hour plus trade premiums and comprehensive benefits.

This position is currently on a 4×3 shift with 4 days on and 3 days off, 10 hours per day.

This position is considered safety sensitive, all successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.


  • Preference will be given to those with experience in west coast logging equipment (Yarders, Log Loaders & Hydraulic Log Loaders)
  • Must be fully ticketed Red Seal HD Mechanic.
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Highly developed machine diagnostic and repair skills are a benefit
  • Must be a self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision
  • OFA Level 3 certificate considered an asset

 *** Please provide reference contacts when you apply


Vancouver Island is home to some of Canada’s best and most beautiful places to live, not to mention the climate is one of the warmest. The central island region experiences warm summers coupled with some of the mildest winters in all of Canada.

If you are considering moving to Vancouver Island, you will find one of the most unique and special places in all of Canada.  Surrounded by mountain ranges, rainforests and the Pacific Ocean, the lifestyle here is rich in nature, outdoor activity, and wildlife. No matter what quaint and welcoming area you choose to call home, you’ll find a relaxing lifestyle with amazing places to explore.

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At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace.  We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition. From our timberlands to mills to our corporate and regional offices, we offer rewarding opportunities in every facet of our business.


Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of BC and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering. Our large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.

Please reference “mytrades.ca” when applying for this position.

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