Certified Journeyperson – Heavy Duty Mechanic

Location: Plateau Division - Vanderhoof, BC
Closing Date: Open until filled


As a member of Plateau’s Maintenance Team, the successful applicant will be an energetic team player that will apply their skills by performing various maintenance requirements in a safe working environment.  Expect competitive compensation and benefits, together with a safe, high-quality work environment and a great team of friendly, family orientated and committed individuals.  Shift work is required.  A relocation allowance may be available.  

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Maintaining and repairing mobile equipment such as;
    • Taylor, Kalmar & Hyster forklifts
    • Wagner log loader
    • 966 H loader
    • 988 loader
    • Champion 740 grader
  • The ability to operate mobile equipment for test purposes.


The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Certified Journeyperson with the ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Knowledge of Cat, Kalmar and Taylor equipment would be an asset
  • Experience with hydraulics and welding
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset
  • WHMIS and First Aid Training would be an asset
  • Shift work is required.
  • A strong commitment to safety with excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential.

Interested applicants should submit their resumes to:

John Weese
Canfor – Plateau
Fax:       1-250-567-3911
Email:   John.Weese@canfor.com

We thank all applicants for their interest in Canfor; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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