Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic

June 18 2024
Industries Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting
Categories Maintenance, Service,
Lumby, BC • Full time

Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic

Lumby, British Columbia


Heavy Duty Mechanics are an essential part of our team, ensuring our equipment operates in top-notch condition. Our Mechanics will troubleshoot, diagnose, maintain and repair mobile equipment to support the woodlands road construction and maintenance activities in a safe, timely, cost effective and professional manner. If the chance to take on the maintenance and repair of mobile equipment while working with a world class team of forestry professionals sounds like your kind of challenge, read on to find out more.

We're looking for a Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic to join our Southern Interior Woodlands Division. The Southern Interior Woodlands Team manages Tolko's tenure and fibre supply in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, covering an area of 953,447 hectares. We are dedicated to sustaining these areas to the benefit of all who live and work there.

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • Experience working as a Heavy Duty Mechanic with a valid Interprovincial ticket or be eligible to successfully challenge the trades exam within six months from hire date.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving.
  • Ability to read blueprints, diagrams and schematics and consistently follow work processes and procedures.
  • You use your knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvement and cost-savings.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and with a team.


We value diversity at Tolko and know that experience and knowledge occur in many forms. Even if you don't have all the qualifications above, please apply. We would love to hear your story and have you grow with us.

In this role, you will:

  • Use your knowledge and experience to troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose, lubricate and perform maintenance work on a variety of mobile machinery.
  • Tackle equipment issues before they arise through preventative and predictive maintenance.
  • Put safety first as you operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during the repair of mobile equipment and machinery.
  • Inspect and examine equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions.


So, what
's in it for you?

  • You'll take on an exciting new challenge with supportive team members.
  • You'll earn a competitive wage of $ 46.26 per hour.
  • You'll be eligible for excellent benefits and access to our retirement plans, so you don't have to choose between your bottom line and your wellbeing or your future.
  • You may also be eligible for relocation support including community connections so you can live (and play) where you work.
  • You'll be supported in continued development through on-the-job and classroom training.
  • You'll be part of a positive, innovative, and inclusive work environment.


If you want to work in a sustainable, future focused industry, there is no better place than Tolko. Our family has been producing innovative forest products for over 65 years. Our focus remains on safety and sustainably managing our forests and our business for upcoming generations.

We want YOU to join our family. Come Grow Here! Apply today at www.tolko.com/careers.

Want to know what it's like to work for Tolko? Hear what our employees have to say!

About the North Okanagan Valley

The North Okanagan Valley includes the communities of Vernon, Armstrong, Lavington, Lumby and Lake Country, British Columbia. Surrounded by lakes, these communities provide family-friendly living with lots of amenities, and beautiful weather. Visit one of our local wineries or fine dining restaurants, go boating, hiking, biking, skiing, catch a round of golf, or visit a local market to pick up fresh fruit and produce… whatever your pleasure, you'll find it here.

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