Jobs

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: August 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

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. We are looking
for talented people to be part of our team. Our Quesnel Sawmill
Division has an opportunity for an:

INDUSTRIAL MECHANIC
(MILLWRIGHT)

Responsibilities:

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

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright
    certification
  • Ability to read blue prints, plans and schematics
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work
    place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Must be able to work various shifts
  • Sawmill experience, preferred

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we
are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time,
long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company.  We offer an
excellent compensation package.

Quesnel is a family-friendly community of 25,000 located in
central British Columbia, offering affordable housing, modern
recreational and educational facilities, regular community events,
as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor
enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s
welcoming community.

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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