Mobile Equipment Operator

Mill Operations

Date Posted: June 24, 2019

Job Location: Blue Ridge

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO Box 87, Blue Ridge, Alberta, Canada T0E 0B0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. Listed on the TSX and 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. Our investments in
modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation
and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future. Are you interested
in working for a company that offers both a challenging work
environment and a rewarding career path? We offer an excellent
compensation package including a competitive wage, excellent
benefits and an outstanding pension plan. Our Blue Ridge Lumber
division, in Blue Ridge, AB, has an opportunity for highly


Reporting directly to Department Supervisor, the successful
candidate will be an integral part of the Lumber Yard or Log Yard.
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. 

Duties include:

  • Responsible for taking down inventory; rebuilding
  • Unloading log trucks
  • Loading log deck
  • Be able to operate a forklift in a timely and efficient
  • Load and unload full packages of lumber throughout the

Position requirements include:

  • Must have an excellent safety record
  • Must have good interpersonal skills
  • Must have good written and oral communication skills
  • Must perform all job assignments in an effective and timely
    manner with minimal supervision
  • A minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial
    environment preferred
  • Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Forklift drivers certificate or heavy equipment loader
    certificate would be an asset
  • Ability to work rotating shift, holidays and weekends

Blue Ridge is a family-friendly community located northwest of
Edmonton and offers excellent year round recreational
activities.  Our mill and forest operations form an integral
part of the community, providing economic stability to employees
and families that live in the Blue Ridge area. To learn more visit:

If you are interested in the opportunity to participate in an
environment where innovation and a personal commitment to safety,
quality and the environment count, respond at
and 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:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls

Job Conditions

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

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