Entry Level Production/ Mill Cleanup

Mill Operations

Date Posted: June 12, 2019

Job Location: High Prairie

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 1 Railroad, P O Box 1320, High Prairie, Alberta, Canada T0G 1E0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company that is listed on the TSX. Rated as one of
Canada’s Top 100 Employers for six years, we are a growing company
looking for talented people to be part of our team. West Fraser
believes strongly in promoting from within. We are looking for
individuals interested in a long-term career with us. The
successful candidate should be interested in future growth
opportunities within the company. We offer competitive compensation
and an excellent benefits package. Our High Prairie Forest Products
division has opportunities for:


Reporting directly to the Department supervisor, the successful
candidate will be a part of our Production or Cleanup Department.
Higher consideration will be granted to those who have previous
experience in the wood remanufacturing sector, in a sawmill, planer
mill or with forest products experience. The cleanup role is
responsible for the cleanup of mill debris (including shavings,
cants, chips and wood) and performs all other duties as assigned by
the team lead. The entry level role is responsible for any
production task assigned by their team lead.

Our ideal candidate will possess:

  • The ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Flexible availability to accommodate shift work
  • Grade 12 completion
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Safety first attitude
  • Computer skills
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and work under
  • The desire to problem solve, and learn, grow, and excel

The following will be considered strong

  • Post-secondary diploma or certificate
  • Mobile equipment experience
  • Previous experience in an industrial process environment

Located in Central Alberta, High Prairie is a three-hour drive
from Edmonton.  Our mill and forest operations form an
integral part of the community, providing economic stability to
employees and families that live in the High Prairie area.

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at and click on the
green “apply now” at the top of the page.

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.

Job Conditions

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

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