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Heavy Duty Mechanic - Log Sort in Ladysmith at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 3/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Burleith Log Sort is a water only sort with the majority of the equipment employed being in the marine variety. The successful candidate will be responsible for the maintenance and repair of all log booming related equipment including Log Loader, Dozer Boats, Sidewinders, Augers, Winches, Marine Bundler, etc.will be working with the a contract crane de-watering boats for repairs at times

This is an hourly USW Union position with a rate of $40.71/hour (fully ticketed journeyman).  Details of the collective agreement can be viewed at:


Job Requirements



You are a highly motivated individual who recognizes the value of a team-oriented approach in the performance of this challenging position. You bring to the job an exceptional safety record and a willingness to work with Western Forest Products in reaching its safety and production objectives. You hold a B.C.T.Q. or Inter-provincial Qualification in your trade and have extensive experience in the maintenance and repair of marine equipment utilized in the log sort industry or related industrial environments.  Familiarity with confined space would be an asset, and welding experience is a necessary requirement for this position. This position will require some weekend work.

Position will remain open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early for consideration.

Internal candidates, please apply for the position and then contact Recruitment to let them know of your interest.