Certified Millwright - Planerman

Date Posted: May 31, 2017
Job Location: 70 Mile House
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: Box 190, 70 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada V0K 2K0

Job Description

West Fraser is a growing, diversified wood products company with
facilities in western Canada and the southern United States. North
America’s largest lumber producer, West Fraser has been recognized
as one of BC’s Top Employers and one of Canada’s Top
100 Employers
five times. Our investments in modern,
competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and
bioenergy are adding up to a bright future. Are you interested in
working for a company that offers both a challenging work
environment and a rewarding career path? Chasm Sawmill located in
Chasm, BC has an immediate opening for a highly skilled:

Certified Millwright – Planerman

Reporting to the Planermill Superintendent, the Planerman will
be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort
through daily use of troubleshooting and predictive, preventative
maintenance strategies.

Duties include:

  • Maintain the highest standards with
    respect to safety at all times
  • Maintenance of all planermill
  • Planer setup
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic
  • Strong organizational and time
    management skills
  • Ability to think tactically and
    strategically and be detailed / results oriented
  • Self-motivated and capable of
    working without direct supervision

Position requirements include:

  • Ability to work in a team
    environment or independently with little supervision
  • Knowledge of functionality and
    maintenance associated with a Stetson Ross Planer, trimsaws,
    stackers, banders, sorter, trim lines
  • Understanding of preventative
    maintenance processes related to a planermill
  • Schedule flexibility – as work may
    require day, evening, and weekend shifts
  • Preference will be given to a Valid
    Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for individuals who are interested in a full-time,
long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an
excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan. 

Clinton is a growing, family-friendly community located in the
South Cariboo. Situated approximately 1.5 hours northwest of
Kamloops B.C. both Clinton and surrounding area offer excellent
year round recreational activities with abundant fishing
opportunities and a ranching lifestyle. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at
and click on the green “apply now” at the top of the page.

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

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


  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English