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Heavy Duty Mechanic – Barwick, ON

Jan 6, 2020

Excellent people make excellent business

Norbord is the leading global OSB manufacturer. Our success comes from hiring skilled and talented team members in all areas of our business. We are dedicated to developing and retaining a strong and committed workforce that ensures we remain at the front of manufacturing excellence. At Norbord we are committed to teamwork and safety without compromise.  We are currently seeking an exceptional individual for the following vacancy:


Reporting to the Maintenance Team Lead, the Heavy Duty Mechanic ensures that work is completed safely. Will perform equipment maintenance according to standards, procedures and practices set out by industry, government and Norbord. Provides technical diagnosis and performs maintenance on various makes and models of mobile and non-mobile equipment, including log and bucket loaders, man lifts, mobile cranes, fork trucks, floor sweepers, emergency pumps and generators, etc. Has strong diagnostic skills and able to repair mobile equipment electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems. Works on gas, propane and diesel engines. Responsible for housekeeping in the shop and work areas. Orders and receives parts. Contacts vendors for required parts and quotes.

Must have a minimum Grade 12 Diploma or equivalent and must have successfully completed a formal education in Heavy Equipment Techniques. A Journeyperson Certificate of Qualification as a Heavy Duty Mechanic is required. Preference will be given to those candidates with Interprovincial Red Seal Certification.  Must have demonstrated effective teamwork, communication and safety skills and be able to fulfill all physical requirements of the job.  The successful applicant must also be detail oriented and self-motivated.

Interested applicants should send their letter of application, current resume and supporting documents by Friday, January 24, 2020 to:


Mail:  Norbord Inc.
Attention:  Tanya Townson- Human Resources
P.O. Box 2000
181 Nighswander Road
Barwick, ON  P0W 1A0

Fax:     807 487 1131