Journeyperson Instrumentation Technician

Date Posted: April 12, 2019
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

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fourth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2018, we are a
growing company looking for talented people to be part of our

Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Mercer International joint
venture located in Quesnel, BC. We are currently looking for a


Reporting to the E&I Supervisor, the Instrumentation
Technician will perform his/her duties as a member of the
Electrical and Instrumentation department and collaborate with
other departments of the division.

Regular work schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday, nine hour day shifts
  • Every second Friday off, with the other Friday being an eight
    hour shift
  • This means working four days one week and five days the next
    week, averaging to 80 hours of work per pay period

Responsibilities include:

  • Work on instruments ranging from pressure transducers,
    weightometers, flow controllers, various level and temperature
    sensors; ensure all systems are wired to communicate with the
  • Responsible for instrumentation equipment maintenance;
  • Regular field and programming troubleshooting / adjustments of
  • Ensure that the instrument readings are reliable and accurate
    at all times;
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment;
  • Delta V programming and hardware maintenance;
  • PM and repair of various site analyzers;
  • Any other duties required by the Supervisor.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • Journeyperson Instrumentation Technician
  • Willingness and ability to work over-time and weekends
  • Industrial experience
  • Experience in reading engineering drawings
  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment issues with electrical
    and instrumentation
  • Experience using a computer for record keeping and
  • Willingness to work in an industrial environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively and constructively, as well
    as good verbal and written English skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Comprehension of complex work instructions and documentation as
    well as the ability to perform duties with little direction

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. West Fraser
believes strongly in promoting from within. In addition to
competitive wages and benefits, we offer a rewarding career with
full-time work, plus the opportunity for overtime. We also offer an
attractive relocation package.

Cariboo Pulp and Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as
well as clean “green” energy.  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. For more information on the city of Quesnel,

Interested applicants should apply
 by sending their resume, cover letter, and
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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