Power & Recovery 2nd Class Shift Supervisor

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Job Detail

  • Career Level Supervisor
  • Experience 3-5 Years
  • Posting ID POWER006566
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in North America. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we continue to grow. Our goals are straightforward – excellence in people, responsibility in communities in which we live, challenge, and growth.

Our Hinton Pulp Division is seeking individuals with strong technical, leadership, planning, organization and interpersonal skills to fill the following position:



Reporting to the Power and Recovery Manager, the successful candidate will ensure the safe and efficient operation of our Black Liquor Recovery Boilers, Biomass Hog Boiler, one rising film and one falling film evaporators, a Back-Pressure Turbine and Double Extraction Condensing Turbine capable of 50 MW, Demineralizer, and auxiliary systems.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Providing leadership, direction and supervision to a shift crew
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensuring consistent operation of the pulp mill
  • Work towards achieving operating targets
  • Facilitating the reliable supply of services to the mill
  • Supervising operation of a wide variety of equipment including:
    • Power/package boilers
    • Turbo-generators
    • Chemical recovery boiler

The successful candidate must have:

  • Valid 2nd Class Power Engineer Certificate or 3rd Class with significant progress towards 2nd Class
  • Three (3) or more years of supervisory experience
  • Industrial experience is a strong asset; preferably in a Kraft pulp mill
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed
  • Physical ability to work 12-hour shifts (four on, four off; days and nights)

Our employees drive our success. In addition to competitive wages and benefits, Hinton Pulp offers a stable, rewarding career. Hinton Pulp also offers an attractive relocation package.

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper National Park, and 2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton, set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families.

Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and ATV’s. Hinton features a full-service acute care hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community parks and pools, educational institutions for pre-school through post-secondary. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton Web site: http://www.hinton.ca/.

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.

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their resume, cover letter, and transcripts/proof of qualifications in confidence. To apply, click on our job ad at www.westfraser.com/jobs and then click “apply now” at the top of the page.

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone enquiries please.

Please reference “mytrades.ca” when applying for this position.

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