Website Apollo Forest Products Ltd


A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic at Apollo Forest Products in Fort St. James, BC!

About Us

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is an integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia.  Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.

Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies.  The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.

Apollo Forest Products, a part of Sinclar Group Forest Products since 1969, is a major employer in the community of Fort St. James, deriving significant benefit from a capable and committed workforce.  With its strong and secure fibre basket, the Apollo mill produces 150 million board feet of premium quality stud lumber annually.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

The Opportunity  –  Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic

As part of our Maintenance team, the Heavy Duty Mechanic is responsible for the maintenance and repair of all site related mobile equipment to safely maximize, uptime, quality and productivity.  As the successful candidate, you are a skilled individual that is passionate about your chosen career.  In addition to troubleshooting process maintenance issues, you are innovative in preventative maintenance practices with an ability to adapt quickly to changing demands and priorities.  As someone who understands the utmost importance of safety, you will also contribute to a healthy and respectful work environment.


  • Journeyman (Red Seal) HD Mechanic certification
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety as a priority
  • Strong background in heavy industry and/or construction
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High energy and initiative

Competitive hourly rate with a comprehensive benefits package.


In a community that offers affordable housing and an idyllic lifestyle for those who enjoy the great outdoors, Fort St. James is an energetic, active and diverse community that genuinely reflects the northern way of life.  The gateway to an abundance of trails, mountains and a chain of rivers and lakes that traverse 400 kilometers of central British Columbia, Fort St. James is known for opening its doors and showing its visitors and new residents the beauty of the north.

Want to know more?  Take a virtual tour of Fort St. James here!

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please forward your resume to: with “Certified Heavy Duty Mechanic – Apollo” in the subject line.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.


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