Skilled Trades

Date Posted: November 05, 2019

Job Location: Peace River

Job Number: CN 1973

Job Type: Full Time

Start: November 05, 2019

Company: Mercer Peace River

Address: Postal Bag 4400 Pulp Mill Site, Peace River, Alberta, Canada T8S 1V7

Job Description

Mercer Peace River Pulp Ltd. is an integral part of the Canadian forest products industry, providing the North-West, Alberta region with approximately 300 jobs while sustainably managing the forests. A career at Mercer Peace River offers an opportunity for growth, meaningful work and a collaborative learning environment. Throughout your career you will be supported by a team of highly skilled professionals and provided the self-motivating environment needed to make your goals achievable.

We are seeking a full-time, permanent Machinist to join our Maintenance Department. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for the machining, and repair of mill equipment. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have a strong work ethic, and be a team player.

Role and Responsibilities
- Machining, repair and troubleshoot machinery, mechanical, and pressure equipment.
- Competent in reading and understanding technical documents including drawings, schematics, and service manuals.
- Complete hazard assessments to ensure work is executed in a safe fashion.
- Development, improvement, and adherence to safe work practices and procedures.
- Entry of work requests for initiation of work to be conducted.
- Closure of work orders with descriptive detail of actual work performed.
- Steady progression towards achieving the highest level of tech progression within the department.
- Awareness and adherence to MPR policies and procedures.
- Compliance to MPR core values.
- Assist with hiring of departmental personnel.
- Available for lead technician coverage when appropriate.
- Shift coverage and SWAT (Scheduled Weekend Coverage and call-ins as required)
- Additional duties as required.

Qualifications and Experience
Candidate must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent. Must be an Alberta or Interprovincial Red Seal Certified Machinist, with a minimum of 5 years experience.

Candidates should also have:
- Mechanical aptitude with strong troubleshooting abilities.
- Strong interpersonal and team building skills.
- Preparation and organizational skills, able to effectively plan and execute assigned work.
- Strong understanding of workplace safety, being a leader in safety awareness and positive mentor to peers.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Understanding of the influence maintenance has to other departments within the mill.
- Pulp Mill and Industrial maintenance experience preferred.
- Background in preventative maintenance practices will be considered an asset.
- Experience with Microsoft Office and a computerized maintenance management system is considered an asset.

Job Conditions

  • Overtime may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 5 to 10 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a College or CEGEP
  • Certifications:
    • Red Seal
  • Language: English

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