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Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Port Hawkesbury Paper LP - 2 Jobs
Port Hawkesbury, NS
Full-time - Permanent
Posted 2 days ago

Heavy Equipment Mechanic

Port Hawkesbury Paper is currently seeking a Heavy Equipment Mechanic to join our Maintenance team. This full-time position is responsible for the preventative maintenance, repair and troubleshooting of our vast array of mobile equipment.

Skills/Competency Requirements:

  • Ability to work safely as part of a team
  • Proficient in problem-solving and troubleshooting electrical and hydraulic issues on a variety of machines
  • Welding, Hydraulics and Machining
  • Comfortable working alone in diagnosing emergency breakdowns
  • Self-motivated with strong prioritization skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Willing to work shiftwork, overtime and after-hours call-ins as needed
  • Able to support other plant maintenance activities and teams when necessary

Experience/Education Requirements:

  • Heavy Equipment Mechanic Journeyperson Certification preferred
  • Knowledge of Sennebogen (Woodyard material handler), Hitachi and Cat equipment
  • A second trade would be an asset
  • Class 1 Drivers License considered an asset

Compensation: Pay rate per Collective Agreement. Port Hawkesbury Paper offers competitive compensation with a comprehensive benefits package, and a challenging, rewarding work environment.

Our HR team is actively recruiting for this role. To be considered, please apply by sending your resume and cover letter to [email protected]. All applications must be received no later than October 3, 2023. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. Selected applicants will proceed through an assessment and interview process.

Port Hawkesbury Paper is a forward-looking natural resources company committed to operating at the highest safety standard while caring for the environment and empowering our people to deliver top-quality products & customer service. We see integrity at the core of every relationship and a key principle as we strive for excellence in all we do in an everchanging world. As a relatively small non-hierarchical organization we deliver big results with no red tape. We are a leader in Thermal Mechanical Pulp and Supercalendered paper production in North America. Port Hawkesbury Paper's approach to business and environmental sustainability creates an economic cornerstone for eastern Nova Scotia.

At Port Hawkesbury Paper, diversity means understanding, recognizing, and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the qualifications and experience of each applicant.

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Competition Number: HeavyEquipmentMechanic-0919CB
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