Jobs

Certified Millwright

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: February 04, 2020

Job Location: Chetwynd

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: 3598 W Fraser 89 P.O. Box 330, Chetwynd, British Columbia, Canada V0C 1J0

Job Description

Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North
American forest products company. Recognized for the seventh time
as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Are you
interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging
work environment and a rewarding career path? Our Chetwynd Forest
Industries Division is currently seeking a highly motivated:

Certified Millwright

The Millwright will be a key player in a company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and
preventative maintenance strategies.

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical
    systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics involved in
    the manufacturing process.
  • Undertake preventative maintenance program for equipment.
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and
    parts during the assembly, installation, set-up and repair of
    equipment and machinery.
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders.
  • Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings.
  • Verify and document repairs made.
  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE.

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A Red Seal Certificate
  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright
    certification
  • Has experience with the various automated operations and
    systems in modern interior saw and planer mills.
  • Is a highly motivated journeyman who has demonstrated an
    ability to apply trade skills and knowledge safely and
    effectively.
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
    place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule to work days, nights and/or weekend
    shifts

Considered a strong asset:

  •  Previous experience working in a sawmill
  • A welding certificate

Chetwynd is a growing, family-friendly community located on the
eastern foothills of the Rocky Mountains 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 Chetwynd area. To learn
more visit: http://www.gochetwynd.com

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at
www.westfraser.com/jobs 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: www.westfraser.com/jobs

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

Job Conditions

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

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