Instrument Mechanic Certified

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Certification
  • Experience 5-7 Years
  • Posting ID INSTR006193
  • No. of Openings 1
  • Department Maintenance

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in North America. Recognized for the ninth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we continue to grow. Our goals are straightforward – leadership through Safety, profit, responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in products.

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. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path?

Our Quesnel River Pulp division has an opportunity for an:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Instrumentation and Process Control Technician will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort, through daily use of predictive and preventative maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team, you will be responsible for working safely within the pulp mill.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in many of the following:

  • Delta V DCS
  • AMS
  • Modicon Quantum PLC
  • Ethernet Networks
  • Instrumentation Construction
  • Instrumentation Maintenance
  • Masoneilan, Fisher Valves
  • Rosemount, Vega and E&H Transmitters
  • Numatic, Asco solenoids.
  • Pressure, Temperature and level switches.
  • Brightness, conductivity, pH, air dry, and consistency analyzers.
  • Nuclear level devices.

Instrumentation Technicians without dual certification may have the opportunity to enter a company sponsored program leading to dual trade certification. The successful applicant will be required to work shifts when assigned. Attention to safety and efficiency. Valid BC driver’s license would be an asset.

Our ideal candidate would have:

  • A valid Instrumentation certification and/or Interprovincial Red Seal certification
  • 5 years of experience in either a pulp mill or heavy industrial setting is preferred
  • Strong leadership, planning, budgeting and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of computer software and applications, with a preference given to a candidate with Maximo, MS Excel, AutoCAD and Word.
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team-building skills
  • The ability to interact effectively with all levels of personnel, both hourly and management.
  • The desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed
  • Embody the West Fraser values of integrity, humility, teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respect

Quesnel River Pulp, using a high yield mechanical pulping process, produces 1100 tonnes per day of thermo-mechanical and bleached thermo-mechanical pulp. We take pride in our safety record, our effluent treatment system, the quality of our final product, and the cleanliness of our mill. We constantly strive to be an industry leader.

QRP offers a comprehensive relocation package to assist your move to Quesnel. Located in central BC, Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its airport. Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.

Interested applicants should apply by sending their resumes and proof of qualifications in confidence.

A family business at heart since 1955, West Fraser values excellence in performance and people, challenge and satisfaction, and profitability and growth. We practice leadership in our field and responsibility in our communities. For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: 

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 based on race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal characteristic.

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

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