Journeyperson Millwright

Date Posted: August 18, 2017
Job Location: Quesnel
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: PO 7500, 50 North Star Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 3J6

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fifth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates, we are a growing company looking
for talented people to be part of our team.

Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Daishowa-Marubeni
International (DMI) joint venture located in Quesnel, BC. We are
currently looking for a motivated:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright will be
responsible for troubleshooting, performing maintenance work, and
working safely with all machinery within the pulp mill.

Regular work schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday, nine hour day shifts
  • Every second Friday off, with the other Friday being an eight
    hour shift
  • This means working four days one week and five days the next
    week, averaging to 80 hours of work per pay period

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. West Fraser
believes strongly in promoting from within. In addition to
competitive wages and benefits, we offers a rewarding career with
full-time work, plus the opportunity for overtime. We also offers
an attractive relocation package.

Duties include:

  • Be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose, and perform maintenance work
    on machinery
  • Undertake preventative and predictive maintenance program for
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or BC Provincial Journeyperson
    Millwright certification
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexible availability for overtime opportunities
  • The desire to learn, grow, and succeed

Cariboo Pulp and Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as
well as clean “green” energy. Quesnel has a population of
approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including
its own 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. For more information on the city of Quesnel,

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.

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