Dryside Maintenance Development Millwright

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: November 06, 2020

Job Location: Grande Prairie

Job Number: 01015161

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: 12 km South on Resources Road, Postal Bag 1020, Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada T8V 3A9

Job Description

Grande Prairie Lumber has an
opening for a Maintenance Development Millwright. This
opportunity is to support planning in the kilns as well as directly
participate in Dryside Maintenance/Reliability/Project

Reporting to the Maintenance Team
Leader, the successful candidate will work as an integral part of
the Maintenance Team and will share responsibilities with the
Maintenance Planning/Reliability Department for the Dryside. This
is an ideal role for an outgoing individual who has demonstrated
their commitment to safety and is interested in learning more about
planning and reliability and who also demands attention to detail;
functions well within a team environment; can identify and perform
tasks with minimal supervision; and can maintain a keen focus on
financial responsibility while minimizing production downtime.

The shift schedule is a 4 x10-hour per
day work schedule.  Scope of work will include (but subject to
changes based on business needs) responding to and investigating
kiln outages, planning kilns and Dryside activities, and directly
working on maintenance, project and reliability activities in the
mill. There is also an expectation to work a percentage of overtime
as determined by business and team needs. Shift schedule may change
to meet future business needs.

The successful

  • Able to safely drive reliability
  • Will determine how jobs will be accomplished: the proper
    solution, tasks and assist in the coordination of when they will be
  • Will ensure the proper material, skills, personnel, and other
    resources required for safe job execution, efficient, and
    cost-effective are available.
  • Will need to demonstrate flexibility to meet changing needs
    within the business – i.e. availability during maintenance
  • Back up to Planermill Maintenance Planner



The successful candidate will have
demonstrated the following:

  • Ability to meet all Team Norms and Standards, specifically in
    safety performance and maintaining a low absence level.
  • Behavior consistent with the Safety Vision and Policy and the
    Site Principles.
  • The willingness and ability to acquire new skills as business
    needs change.
  • The ability to work effectively with others.
  • The ability to take initiative for the completion of their work
    tasks and skill development.
  • A positive attitude geared towards a team environment.
  • Computer skills/SAP, and able achieve a competent level of
    understanding of Process Logic Control (PLC).
  • Problem solving which will require in-depth trouble shooting
  • Interface with other trades, support groups and other resources
    as required ? i.e. Electrical Reliability, Engineering, Reliability
    and Operations.
  • Coach and train to improve the skills of teammates.



  • Preference will be given to individuals having a strong
    knowledge of Grande Prairie Lumber with proven maintenance and
    leadership skills.
  • High School diploma/GED or higher
  • Journeyman Ticket
  • Ability to meet all requirements of the role which includes but
    is not limited to, lifting up to 50 lbs; standing and walking for
    extended periods of time.


Career Path/ Progression

  • This role will be administered in the Technician Progression
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to achieve Level
    E (M3).


About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make
the world a better place. We?re serious about safety, driven to
achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business
lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of
exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are
passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to
choose us.

Weyerhaeuser is an equal
opportunity employer.  We are committed to taking affirmative
action to employ and advance in employment women, minorities,
qualified individuals with disabilities and protected

Job Conditions

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

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