Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 

Date Posted: April 10, 2019
Job Location: Quesnel
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Address: 300 Carradice Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 5Z7

Job Description

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the sixth time as
one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. We are looking
for talented people to be part of our team. Our Westpine
Division in Quesnel has an opportunity for an:

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright) 

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

  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE
  • Maintenance of pumps, compressors, mechanical systems, and
    hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process
  • Undertake preventative maintenance program for equipment
  • New equipment fabrication and installation
  • Training and development of new technicians
  • Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings
  • Ability to work closely with other trades, employees, and
  • Verify and document repairs made

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • A Red Seal Certificate
  • Is a highly motivated journeyman who has demonstrated an
    ability to apply trade skills and knowledge safely and
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess basic understanding in line up of pumps, sheaves,
    sprockets and machine centers
  • Ability to work safely and independently with little
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen,
    physical and reference check

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a pulp or process based
  • A welding certificate
  • Experience with computers and CMMS systems
  • Forklift and aerial lift platform experience
  • Note This position is full time
    on a rotating 4/5 schedule including nights and weekends

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time,
long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company. We offer an
excellent compensation package.

Quesnel is a family-friendly community of 25,000 located in
central British Columbia, offering 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, apply at click “apply now” in
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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. No
phone calls please.

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