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Heavy Duty Master Mechanic & Welder

Heavy Duty Master Mechanic & Welder
Olympic Forest Products Ltd.
Powell River
Full-time
posted 8 weeks 2 days ago
HEAVY DUTY MASTER MECHANIC & WELDER
Location: Powell River, BC
Closing Date:  October 31, 2017  

THE COMPANY
Olympic Forest Products Ltd. provides contract logging services to major Coastal forest products companies.  The operation generally runs 5 days a week for 12 months a year.  Phases include grapple yarding, hoe chucking, log loading, log hauling, dumping and booming. 

THE POSITION
Due to Retirement, OFP is currently seeking a full time permanent Heavy Duty Master Mechanic/Welder to join our Stillwater Logging Operations located in Powell River, British Columbia.  

RESPONSIBILITIES, SKILLS AND REQUIRMENTS
  • Maintain & Repair Coastal Logging Equipment in the field and at the heated Stillwater Shop
  • Work safely, using directed PPE
  • Complete tasks in a timely fashion
  • Experienced in hydraulics
  • Experienced in Electrical
  • Operation of air tools and hand tools
  • Can work independently & be part of a team
  • Valid Driver’s License – Class 1 preferred but not required
  • Have basic tools for the job to start and increase as required
We require an individual with previous ticketed heavy duty mechanic experience.   Coastal experience with off-highway log trucks and grapple yarders is an asset for this position.
 
OFP offers a USW unionized hourly wage and benefits package.  If you have the skills and qualifications required for this position, please reply in confidence:
Glen Kappel, General Manager 
Facsimile: 604.681.8906
Email: gkappel@thewelchgroup.com   
Website:  www.olympicforest.com
Application Deadline: Tuesday, October 31, 2017
As only short listed candidates will be contacted, OFP thanks you in advance for your interest in our company.