Industrial Journeyman Millwright

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Journeyman
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Posting ID INDUS006503
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development.

Position Summary:

As the Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) you will be a key player in our continuous maintenance improvement program through daily use of troubleshooting and preventative maintenance strategies.

Responsibilities 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 repairs made.
  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE.

About you:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification, or a Millwright Apprentice preparing to enroll in their 4th year;
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Ability for shift work including days, nights and/or week-ends;
  • Ability to work at heights;
  • A positive attitude, ability to work safely, mechanical aptitude, problem solving skills, and willingness to learn.

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. We have over 11,000 employees and operations in Canada, Southern United States, United Kingdom and Belgium.

West Fraser continues to invest in our manufacturing facilities to ensure they are modern and competitive.  We have a sustainable forestry practice and continue to innovate our processes and diversify our products, including investing in bioenergy.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal characteristic.

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