Heavy Duty Mechanic

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  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID HEAVY008481
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance & Skilled Trades
  • Union/Non Union Position

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX, NYSE and recognized for the eighth 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 certified:

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 certification
  • Apprentices are encouraged to apply
  • Ability to read manuals and schematics
  • Knowledge of Hydraulics
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • 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 background

Manning Forest Products is continuously looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time long-term career. We offer an excellent compensation package including: a competitive wage, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan. Our employees can expect a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career development opportunities.

The Town of Manning is a family friendly community located in Northwest Alberta. The area offers affordable housing, year-round recreational activities, and outdoor pursuits. Our mill and forest operations form an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to employees and families that live in Manning and the surrounding County of Northern Lights. See more at www.manning.ca and www.countyofnorthernlights.com.

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.

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