Western Forest Products is seeking a fully qualified Heavy-Duty Mechanic to join our Englewood Forest Operations located in Woss, Vancouver Island, B.C. This is a United Steel Worker (USW) unionized position with competitive hourly wage rates and comprehensive benefits. The successful candidate must be available to work Monday to Thursday or Tuesday to Friday, 10 hours/day.
This position is considered safety sensitive, all successful candidates will be subject to a pre-employment drug test.
· Preference will be given to those with experience in west coast logging equipment (Yarders, Log Loaders & Hydraulic Log Loaders)
· Fully ticketed Red Seal HD Mechanics are preferred, would consider 3rd and 4th year apprentices with experience
· Valid Driver’s License
· Highly developed machine diagnostic and repair skills are a benefit
· Must be a self-starter and be able to work with minimal supervision
About Northern Vancouver Island
Living on Vancouver Island North is an opportunity wrapped in a lifestyle. Affordable homes, diverse careers, safe and strong communities, good schools, and endless outdoor activities are present. Vancouver Island North is one of British Columbia’s most abundant and diverse natural resource regions and presents a variety of geological features like deep ocean sounds, coastal inlets, mountains, glacier fields, karsts and caverns, temperate rainforests, rugged coastline, and long wide valleys.
About Western Forest Products
Western Forest Products is a Canadian forest products company that sustainably manages forests and manufactures high-quality wood products. We are committed to providing the most sustainable building products on the planet. With operations in the coastal region of British Columbia and Washington State, Western Forest Products meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering sourced from our secure access to a variety of coastal BC tree species. Our progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices and large investment in manufacturing ensures the health and prosperity of our forests, communities and business for generations to come.
We provide equal opportunity in recruitment, career development, promotion, training and rewards for all employees.
Job Type: Full-time
Salary: $0.00 per hour
- Mechanical: 1 year (preferred)
- Journeyman (preferred)
- Trade Certificate (preferred)