Jobs

Energy Engineering Co-op

Woodlands

Date Posted: July 27, 2020

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.

Website: www.westfraser.com

Address: 1250 Brownmiller Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 6P5

Job Description

West Fraser is one of the leading integrated forest products
companies in North America. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers seven times and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent
Graduates, our team continues to grow. We produce lumber, wood
chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, linerboard, kraft paper and
newsprint at our mills throughout Alberta, British Columbia, and
the southern United States. We have a four month Engineering co-op
employment opportunity at our corporate office in Quesnel for an
engineering student.

Energy Engineering
Co-op

The successful candidate will be reporting to the Energy
Engineer for BC Solid Wood in Quesnel, BC. The co-op student will
work closely with the energy engineering team and sawmill
operational staff in order to minimize energy consumption, cost,
and carbon footprint. The current focus is to minimize energy
consumption at West Fraser’s BC sawmills, plywood plant, and MDF
plant.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Assist in implementing an employee awareness program
  • Benchmark and track energy usage at West Fraser
  • Assist in conducting or arranging energy audits
  • Assist in completing design and analysis for new energy
    conservation projects in order to develop business cases
  • Track and prioritize energy-saving projects
  • Assist in studying clean energy generation projects
  • Assist in developing comprehensive energy plan
  • Assist in Measurement and Verification of energy projects

Qualifications, requirements and skills:

  • Currently enrolled in a recognized post-secondary school as a
    3rd or 4th  year Student in Electrical,
    Mechanical, or Chemical Engineering in British
    Columbia  
  • Safety first attitude, previous health and safety training will
    be an asset
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel (Excel VBA). Ability
    to use Visio or AutoCAD will be an asset
  • Should be available for 4 months starting in September
  • Excellent verbal communication and technical writing
  • Proven interpersonal and leadership skills, ability to work
    alone with minimum guidance and also within a multi-discipline
    environment
  • Positive and self-motivated. Strong organizational and
    analytical skills

Quesnel is located in the central interior of BC and has a
relatively dry climate with warm summer and pleasant winter.
Quesnel services a population of nearly 30,000 people and is
ideally suited for outdoor adventurers.

If this position sounds like the opportunity 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 applicants for their interest; however, only those
short-listed will be contacted.

Job Conditions

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

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