Skilled Trades

Date Posted: February 16, 2021

Job Location: Fox Creek

Job Number: GWF-82534

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Millar Western Forest Products Ltd.


Address: Hwy 43, Fox Creek, Alberta, Canada T0H 1P0

Job Description

Millar Western’s Fox Creek Wood Products Division is seeking an experienced Journeyman Millwright to join our maintenance team. The Journeyman Millwright will work as part of a team providing operational repairs and maintenance services to our sawmill operation.

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in a lumber mill environment and above-average trouble-shooting skills, mechanical and welding repairs capacity, and organizational ability. Experience with computerized maintenance systems, predictive and preventive maintenance, hydraulic troubleshooting, and Servo and proportional systems and equipment rebuilds would be an asset.

This position will include shiftwork, and candidates are required to have their own basic tools. This position offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Why work for us?
Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 700 people at operations located in lively, friendly communities offering an excellent quality of life.

The company offers:

- a competitive wage and benefits program, including a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance and profit-sharing
- a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
- a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
- a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

Job Conditions

  • Shift work may be required.
  • Minimum experience: 2 to 5 years
  • Minimum educational level: Certificate/Diploma from a Technical School
  • Certifications:
    • Journeyman
  • Language: English

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