Certified Millwright

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID CERTI03218
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance & Skilled Trades

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are listed on the TSX and NYSE. Our goals are straightforward – leadership through profit, responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in products. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. West Fraser’s Fraser Lake Division has an opportunity for a:


The Millwright will be a key player in our continuous maintenance improvement program through daily use of troubleshooting and preventative maintenance strategies.

Duties include:

  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process
  • Undertake preventative maintenance program for equipment
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to repair equipment
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during the assembly, installation, set-up and repair of equipment and machinery
  • Work in manlifts with the use of fall protection equipment
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders
  • Verify and document completed repairs
  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule in order to work days, nights and/or weekend shifts

Considered a strong asset:

  • A welding certificate

We offer a challenging and stable work environment with a competitive wage and benefit package.  If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in confidence by submitting your resume and cover letter to www.westfraser.com/jobs

Located in the Nechako Valley Region of BC, the communities of Fraser Lake and Vanderhoof offer excellent year round recreational opportunities, great medical and educational facilities. For more information, please visit:  www.fraserlake.ca or www.vanderhoof.ca

For more information on West Fraser and other career opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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