Heavy Duty Mechanic (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Idaho Forest Group

  St Regis, Montana, United States

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company continues to be "Idaho Grown" and the first recipient of the Idaho Pacesetter Award.  The company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for nearly one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe.  The company founders hold high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives.  This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.


To maintain all rolling stock and heavy equipment in optimal working order.

Essential Functions

  • Comprehend and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations
  • Comprehend and comply with Job Safety Analysis
  • Service and maintain all rolling stock and heavy equipment; operate all rolling stock
  • Experience in troubleshooting and repairing Letourneau or equivalent heavy equipment
  • Must be able to repack cylinders
  • Use the parts and service manuals for repairs needed; identify and order parts
  • Must be capable of learning troubleshooting techniques on new equipment
  • Must be willing to attend training school if required
  • Repair and service hydraulic, air, brake, drive train and engines, fuel, electrical transmission, and cooling systems
  • Continually work on preventative maintenance within the guidelines of the Dynastar Maintenance System
  • Use schematics as needed
  • Work closely with supervisors
  • Use of MSDS when needed
  • Keep shop and tools organized cleanup during any down time


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 Years of Experience as a Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must possess mechanics tools to perform tasks
  • Ability to read schematics
  • Welding skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to adjust work schedule, perform shift work, work overtime as needed

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous sawmill experience

Total Rewards

We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care Coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness Programs, Life and Disability Protection, 401(k) Benefits, PTO, Holiday Pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-2912 or mwitherspoon@idfg.com.