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West Fraser

Heavy Duty Mechanic

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

West Fraser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for individuals seeking challenging and rewarding careers. Our Quesnel Plywood division in Quesnel, British Columbia, is recruiting for a Heavy Duty Mechanic.

You'll Do:
  • 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 are maintained.

You have:
  • 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 work place.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Flexible schedule to work day, evening and weekend shifts
  • Experience working in a fleet shop.
  • Cummins and Cat engine experience
  • Strong Electrical background
  • Welding

Compensation Package:
  • The hourly pay range for this position is $ 46.085
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation, and holidays.

Your Workplace Location:

Quesnel is a family-friendly community of 25,000 in central British Columbia. It offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, and unlimited recreational activities for outdoor enthusiasts. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.

About Us:

We make renewable, wood-based building products for the world, contributing to a more sustainable future. Today, West Fraser is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood-based building products, with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, West Fraser produces lumber, engineered wood products (oriented strand board, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fiberboard, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and boxes.

What makes us stand out is our people-first approach. We value internal growth and continuous learning. Join us, and you'll enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan, all in a supportive environment where your voice matters.

Diversity:

At West Fraser, we strongly believe promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to our success. Our commitment to creating inclusive workplaces is reflected in our core values, and we constantly strive to foster a culture that values and respects every individual’s unique background and perspective. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team dedicated to shaping a brighter future by embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. Join our team at West Fraser and help us build a more diverse and inclusive community.

Sustainability:

West Fraser is fully committed to sustainable forest management as defined in our environmental policy, which is reflected in every aspect of our work. We adopt new technologies and innovations to create exceptional building materials. Wood products are a natural, renewable, recyclable, and environmentally sustainable choice for consumers who prioritize sustainability.

Sustainability Report | West Fraser

Learn more about us!

Discover West Fraser in Western Canada (youtube.com)

What's it like to work in Forestry at West Fraser? Shayna's story (youtube.com)

About West Fraser

West Fraser is a recognized top employer, named one of Canada's 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures (2014), Canada's 10 Best Companies to Work For (2014), Canada's Top 100 Employers (5 times!) and a Top Employer for Young People. We employ 8,600 employees in 47 mills across the Southern U.S. and Western Canada. Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future.

Industry

Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy Manufacturing

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-14

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