Maintenance Engineer

Date Posted: December 09, 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, we continue to grow. West Fraser
offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career
path. Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Daishowa-Marubeni
International (DMI) joint venture located in Quesnel, BC. We have
an opening for the role of:


Are you ready to join an industry that provides a real work/life
balance and opportunities for the future in a green and sustainable
industry? We’re looking to build our high-performing team with
passionate people seeking interesting work in a dynamic

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, advancement, and most
importantly, the opportunity to make a positive difference in a
renewable industry.

This position reports to the Engineering Superintendent and is a
technical adviser to the Area Maintenance Superintendent. As an
area engineer, this role will recommend procedures, methods,
materials and specifications to reduce costs and increase
productivity of mill operations. The position also acts as vendor
and consultant liaison on problems arising from the maintenance
effort and works towards the resolution and correction of recurring
maintenance problems. This role is additionally responsible for
area reliability and major maintenance and capital initiatives.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Detailed engineering and project
    management of major and minor maintenance and capital projects
  • Major maintenance shutdown
    planning, execution, and contractor coordination
  • Design and optimize equipment to
    maximize reliability and performance
  • Oversee the pressure vessel, piping
    and tank integrity program for associated equipment
  • Responsible for the safe and
    efficient installation of equipment and major repairs to existing
    equipment, including boilers and auxiliary equipment


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in
    Mechanical Engineering and eligibility for registration with APEGBC
    as a EIT or PEng
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and
    analytical skills
  • The ability to work independently
    as well as part of a team
  • Excellent skills in all forms of
  • The motivation to advance into
    progressive leadership roles
  • The desire to learn and
  • Able to travel to the United
  • Pulp mill or heavy industry
    experience is an asset

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