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
The Millwright will be a key player in a company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and
preventative maintenance strategies.
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.
Head Office: 858 Beatty Street, Suite 501, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 1C1
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips and energy with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States. West Fraser has approximately 8,000 employees and is headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia.