Journeyman Millwright

Date Posted: July 12, 2017
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

Are you an experienced Journeyperson Millwright looking for an
exciting career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership and
grow an already dynamic global business? Hinton Pulp, located in
Hinton, AB, is currently looking for a motivated:

Journeyman Millwright

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

Duties include:

  • Troubleshooting, analyzing, diagnosing and performing
    maintenance work on machinery
  • Participation in preventative and predictive maintenance
    program for equipment
  • Reading blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to
    assemble equipment
  • Utilizing knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings
  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical
    systems, rollers
  • and chains, bearings and hydraulics

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or AB Provincial Journeyperson
    Millwright certification;
  • 3rd or 4th year apprentices may be considered
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexibility in order to work day, evening and weekend

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,
relocation package, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension

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. Relocation assistance is available.

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:

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their
resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications in confidence. To
apply, click on our job ad at and
then click “apply now” in green 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

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