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Heavy Duty Diesel Mechanic -DeRidder

Posting ID:     23599
Position Type:   Regular     
City:   DeRidder, LA, United States 
Location:   DeRidder - Canfor Southern Pine (LA04) 


Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.
 

The Opportunity:

The successful applicant will be an energetic team player that will apply their strong troubleshooting skills by performing maintenance and repairs on our rolling stock.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Taylor & Hyster forklifts (ex: 360, 160, etc.)
  • Volvo Log Loader
  • CAT Log Loader
  • CAT Knuckle Boom
  • Prentice Knuckle Boom
  • Bobcat Skid Steer
  • Various Maintenance Trucks
  • Portable Welders and Air Compressors

 

Required Skills:

  • 3-5 years' experience as a Heavy-Duty Mechanic
  • The ability to operate mobile equipment for test purposes
  • Experience with hydraulics and welding
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Solid background in heavy industry and construction
  • Knowledge of Cat, Kalmar and Taylor equipment would be an asset, as well as knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process

 

 

 

*** Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure safety standards are met by following Canfor safe work and lockout procedures
  • Maintain and repair mobile equipment such as Taylor, Kalmar & Hyster forklifts, Wagner log loader and La Tourneau log loader, etc.
  • Operate mobile equipment for test purposes and test-drive vehicles to ensure that they run smoothly
  • Follow a checklist of inspection procedures
  • Raise trucks, buses, and heavy parts or equipment by using hydraulic jacks or hoists
  • Inspect brake systems, steering mechanisms, transmissions, engines, and other parts of vehicles
  • Perform routine maintenance, such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment and parts
  • Adjust and align wheels, tighten bolts and screws, and attach system components
  • Repair or replace malfunctioning components, parts, and other mechanical or electrical equipment

 

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Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.


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