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A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Maintenance Superintendent 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:  Maintenance Superintendent

 Reporting to the Plant Manager, the Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for safe and successful leadership and overall maintenance and reliability performance of the plant in accordance with the strategic direction set by the company.

Leading the Maintenance department, the Superintendent works closely with operational management, supervisory staff and employees to ensure a high level of safety, quality and performance. This position will be responsible for planning, implementing and controlling all programs and procedures related to maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment, including PLC’s, and ensuring compliance to respective safety codes. Maintaining the equipment and plant to a high standard of cleanliness is an integral part of the safety culture of the organization.

The Superintendent develops and supports the maintenance supervisors, lead hands, trades employees, including apprentices, and contractors, providing coaching and mentorship and leveraging individual and team strengths to develop and grow team capacity. This role champions and leads a ‘safety first’ work culture and fosters a respectful workplace environment that engages people in the pursuit of organizational goals and accountability.

Integral to this role will be a strong maintenance background with 2-5 years’ experience in a Maintenance Supervisor role leading a multi-faceted maintenance team, knowledge of electrical programming systems, maintenance management systems, process control and familiarity with the lumber manufacturing process and sawmill maintenance. Playing a significant role in planning maintenance and projects, candidates will have strong process, project planning experience and documentation skills.

The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader, excellent communicator and team player, will have the ability to work well with others at all levels, build trust, and strong relationships, as well as have strong analytical and technical skills, a relentless commitment to safety and the capability to create, articulate and garner broad support for a vision.


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.

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 “Maintenance Superintendent – 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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