Certified Millwright

SKILLED TRADES
Date Posted: December 09, 2017
Job Location: 70 Mile House
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: Box 190, 70 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada V0K 2K0

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. 
We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive
salary, excellent benefits, pension plan and relocation package.
Our Chasm Division has an opening for a:

CERTIFIED MILLWRIGHT

The Millwright will be a key player in a company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and
preventative maintenance strategies. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors,
    compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and
    hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process.
  • Undertake preventative maintenance
    program for equipment.
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and
    schematic drawings to repair equipment.
  • Operate hoisting and lifting
    devices to position machinery and parts during the assembly,
    installation, set-up and repair of equipment and machinery.
  • Work in manlifts with the use of
    fall protection equipment.
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic
    equipment and cylinders.
  • Remove, grind and install
    knives.
  • Use knowledge and skills to
    recognize opportunities for improvements and savings.
  • Verify and document repairs
    made.
  • Work in a safe manner using proper
    PPE.

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or
    Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification
  • Mechanical  aptitude;
    excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other
    trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and
    creating a safe work place
  • Strong communication and
    interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule in order to work
    days, nights and/or weekend shifts

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a
    sawmill
  • A welding certificate

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time long-term career. Our employees can
expect a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career
development opportunities. We are committed to environmental
excellence, workplace safety and sustaining operating leadership
through profitability and continued investments.

Located 15 minutes south of Chasm Sawmills, Clinton is a
growing, family-friendly community located in the South Cariboo.
Situated approximately 1.5 hours northwest of Kamloops B.C. both
Clinton and surrounding area offer excellent year round
recreational activities with abundant fishing opportunities and a
ranching lifestyle. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at
www.westfraser.com/jobs 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: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls
please.

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