Heavy Duty Mechanic

Website West Fraser

Heavy Duty Mechanic Job Highlights

Title Heavy Duty Mechanic
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location High Level, AB, Canada
Company West Fraser

Company Profile

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company. The company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and box materials.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a Heavy Duty Mechanic who will be responsible for required maintenance, repair, installation, and inspection of all mobile and mechanical equipment throughout the High Level oriented-strand board (OSB) mill.

Education Level

  • Certified Journeyman Heavy Duty Mechanic (fourth-year apprentices will be considered)

Work Experience

  • Experience in managing work schedules and organizing/prioritizing equipment repair (an asset)


  • Complete mechanical repairs and maintenance of equipment.
  • Complete safety and mechanical inspections of equipment.
  • Maintain all tools and supplies.
  • Order and receive parts for repair purposes.
  • Oversee the conduct and on-the-job training of future apprentice mechanics.
  • Read and understand blueprints for process improvement installations (press, pumps, electric motors, structural, etc.).
  • Maintain all mill equipment and machinery and vehicles in our fleet including medium and heavy equipment (loaders, skid steers, man lifts, picker trucks).


  • Able to carry out light fabrication and welding jobs
  • The successful candidate will be required to provide a pre-employment screening.


  • 401k with company match
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • Dental
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • On-the-job training and
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Vision

Employer’s Statement

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company strives to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities. It will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.ultipro.ca.

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