Hinton Pulp Entry Level Positions - Labour Pool

Date Posted: November 23, 2017
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 760 Switzer Drive, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1V7

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading North American forest products company.
Our goals are straightforward- leadership through profit,
responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in

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

Entry Level Positions – Labour Pool

The successful incumbents for these positions must have a Grade
12 Diploma from a recognized Canadian institution and have reached
the age of legal majority in Alberta, and possess one of the

  • High School graduation including successful completion of two
    of the following subjects: Chemistry 20, Math 20, or Physics 20;
  • Pulp and Paper Technology Certification
  • A 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate

Applicants must be able to comprehend the pulp making process,
have some mechanical inclination, be able to process information
quickly, and be open to challenging and rewarding positions. The
ideal candidates must show high motivational and organizational
skills, must be reliable and committed, and must have strong
interpersonal and communication skills while being able to
effectively work in a team environment.

As part of the recruitment process, applicants must submit proof
of educational requirements (transcripts) along with their resume
in order for consideration. For applicants with international
education, qualification assessments showing the Canadian
equivalencies must be submitted at the time of application.

Candidates must commit to six weeks of extensive training in the
kraft pulp making process, basic tool management, and basic
troubleshooting. At the end of the training period, candidates will
be placed in the Labour Pool and will have opportunities to
progress within various mill departments.

Our tentative training start date is for February

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. Hinton Pulp
offers a stable, rewarding career with competitive wages, an
attractive benefits package, and a defined pension plan. This
position is part of the Unifor Local 855 Union.

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 trails. Hinton features a full-service
acute care hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community
parks and pools, and educational institutions for pre-school
through to post-secondary. To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton
Web site: www.town.hinton.ab.ca.

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” 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
please. Online applications are preferred.

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