Industrial Mechanic

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID INDUS008383
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance & Skilled Trades
  • Relocation Allowance Yes

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
  • 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

High Prairie 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 High Prairie and the Municipal District of Big Lakes are proud to join together to provide the residents of High Prairie and surrounding communities with a spectacular indoor aquatic’s facility and The Gordon Buchanan Recreation Center to meet the growing demand for recreation and leisure opportunities in our region.

High Prairie is within 20 minutes of first-class sandy beaches. Also within proximity to High Prairie are two Provincial Parks, Hilliard’s Bay and Winagami Lake. Hilliard’s Bay boasts world class open water fishing and a 190-site campground. Winagami Lake is a bird watcher’s paradise with over 200 observed bird species. Nearby Kimiwan Lake in McLennan, Alberta is known as the Bird Capital of Canada as it is the confluence of three major bird migration paths, the Mississippi, Pacific and Central.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application at click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

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

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