Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.’s Whitecourt, Alberta Wood Products Division is currently seeking a Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic. The successful candidate will provide quality mechanical repair services to our Whitecourt solid wood operations, carrying out necessary preventative maintenance, and diagnosing and remedying malfunctions as they arise.

The ideal candidate

The ideal applicant will have a Heavy Duty Mechanic Trade Certification with five years of experience in an industrial setting, preferably in a sawmill environment.  Experience on Cat, Komatsu and Liebherr mobile equipment (i.e. Forklift, Wheel Loader, Butt-n-top loader, Rock Truck, etc), is an asset. Proven troubleshooting skills and an ability to work as part of a team are essential.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills

supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 650 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities that offer excellent quality of life.

The company offers:

  • a competitive wage and benefits program, that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance, and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

These positions are located in Whitecourt, Alberta, a vibrant community located 170 km northwest of Edmonton, offering excellent housing, educational and recreational opportunities.

Your career starts here.

Application deadline: February 15, 2019

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