Certified Millwright

Date Posted: February 07, 2019
Job Location: 100 Mile House
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 910 Exeter Stn PO Box 97, 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada V0K 2E0

Job Description

Are you ready to discover opportunity with one of North
America’s most successful forest companies?

West Fraser believes in giving our employees a challenge they
can rise to.   At West Fraser there are many challenging
opportunities to build your career in our company. We believe in
growing our team from within and many of our employees have built
their careers with us. Discover what you can achieve with West
Fraser. 100 Mile Lumber Division is currently seeking a highly

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.
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and
    parts during the assembly, installation, set-up and repair of
    equipment and machinery.
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders.
  • 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

  • Has experience with the various automated operations and
    systems in modern interior saw and planer mills.
  • Is a highly motivated journeyman who has demonstrated an
    ability to apply trade skills and knowledge safely and
  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule to work days, nights and/or weekend

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill
  • A welding certificate

Millwrights with welding certificates are urged to apply. Fourth
year apprentices will also be considered.

 Our tradesmen are required to work day, afternoon and
graveyard shifts. Rate of pay and benefits are as per the USW Local
1-2017 Collective Agreement.

100 Mile House and surrounding area is home to approximately
15,000 people and offers a close knit, friendly atmosphere with
modern recreation, education and medical facilities, and excellent
outdoor leisure opportunities.

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