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Heavy Duty Mechanic

Posting ID:   11682
Position Type:     Full Time Hourly   
City:   Elko, BC, Canada
Location:   Elko (BC10) 


Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.
 

The Opportunity:
We are currently seeking motivated and experienced Heavy Duty Mechanics to work at our operations.

The Role:
As part of the Maintenance team you will apply your knowledge of  mechanics at our highly technical and innovative mill facilities. You will also:

  • Ensure safety standards are met by following Canfor safe work and lockout procedures
  • Develop strong working relationships with your peers and team
  • Maintain and repair mobile equipment such as;
    • Taylor, Kalmar & Hyster forklifts
    • Wagner log loader
    • 966 H loader
    • 988 loader
    • Champion 740 grader
  • Must have the ability to operate mobile equipment for test purposes

 

The Candidate:

  • You are an excellent trouble-shooter who has well-developed technical skills along with a Heavy Duty Mechanic Interprovincial certificate, a strong background in safe work practices and a desire to work in a team environment where shift work may be required.
  • Certified Journeyman
  • 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

 

When applying for this role, please attach a photo or scanned copy of your Red Seal or Interprovincial TQ.


The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.


Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.
     


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

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Elko, BC
One of British Columbia’s treasures, Elko is tucked in the base of the Rocky Mountains and near the larger communities of Fernie and Cranbrook. This stunning region of British Columbia and surrounding communities offer a welcoming combination of affordable living, modern amenities, cultural and community events and stunning landscapes where a rich quality of life can be had. For the outdoor enthusiast, the activities in this region are endless, offering something for everyone, including nearby National and Provincial Parks, landscapes which host stunning rivers, exceptional hiking and walking trails, mountain fishing and world-class ski resorts. To learn more about this picturesque region, please visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/elko.

 

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