Journeyperson Millwright

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: February 04, 2020

Job Location: Slave Lake

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: P.O. Box 1790, Slave Lake, Alberta, Canada T0G 2A0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in
North America.
Our goals are straightforward – leadership
through profit, responsibility in communities, excellence in people
and strength in products.

Our Slave Lake Pulp division in Slave Lake, AB,
has an opportunity for the dynamic role of:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright will be
a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort
through daily use of troubleshooting and predictive, preventative
maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team
you will be responsible for working safely with all machinery
within the pulp mill.

Duties include:

  • Troubleshooting, analyzing, diagnosing, and performing
    maintenance work on machinery
  • Participation in preventative and predictive maintenance
    program for equipment
  • Reading blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to
    assemble equipment
  • Utilizing knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings
  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical
    systems, rollers and chains, bearings and hydraulics

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or AB Provincial Journeyperson
    Millwright certification
  • Heavy industrial experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexibility to work day, evening and weekend shifts as

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a pulp mill
  • A machinist certificate

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.

Slave Lake Pulp is a BCTMP mill located approximately 2.5 hours
north of Edmonton, Alberta. Slave Lake Pulp is committed to
continuous improvement, through operational, mechanical,
electrical, and instrumentation reliability. We have a
collaborative, team culture. In addition to competitive wages and
benefits, Slave Lake Pulp offers a stable, rewarding career.

Slave Lake boasts the second largest lake in Alberta and offers
great ice fishing in the winter and swimming in the summer. The
town of approximately 7,000 residents has all the amenities of a
larger center yet maintains the outdoor lifestyle of a small
community. For more on Slave Lake, please visit:

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at 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

Working on it...