Maintenance Planner

Date Posted: November 28, 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

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the fifth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates for 2017, we continue to grow. Are
you interested in working for a company that offers both a
challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Are you a
natural leader looking for an exciting career opportunity? Cariboo
Pulp is a West Fraser and Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI)
joint venture located in Quesnel, BC. We have an immediate opening
for the role of:


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate scheduled and unscheduled jobs into daily schedules
    according to manpower, materials, tools and equipment
  • Direct maintenance personnel as required in carrying out
    assigned work in a safe and efficient manner with respect to
    completion, productivity, quality and housekeeping
  • Estimate work orders for material, manpower, tool and equipment
  • Conduct meetings for safety, labour relations, training and
    accident investigations
  • Is responsible for cost control of estimated work orders for
    tradesman material usage
  • Is responsible for subordinates working in a safe manner and
    ensure they follow mill and regulator policies

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-secondary degree in mechanical engineering OR a valid
    journeyman trade certificate
  • Strong leadership, planning, budgeting and problem solving
  • Knowledge of computer software and applications
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team building
  • The desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed

Cariboo Pulp & Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp
as well as clean “green” energy. Forward thinking ownership,
capital investment and movement towards bio-product opportunities
has contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and very bright future.
Cariboo offers competitive salaries, top-end pension plan, flexible
benefits, opportunity for development and advancement, as well as
the opportunity to make a positive difference in a renewable

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package to
assist your move to Quesnel. Located in central BC, 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. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your
cover letter at
click “apply now” in green at the top of the page. For more
information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our
website at:

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