Forklift Operators

Mill Operations

Date Posted: August 05, 2021

Job Location: Chetwynd

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


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

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company,
listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as
one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking
for talented people to be part of our team. Our employees drive our
success.  We believe in providing opportunities for growth and
advancement and are looking for people who want to build their
career in our company. Discover what you can achieve with West
Fraser. Chetwynd Forest Industries, a division of West Fraser Mills
Ltd. is accepting applications for:


Key Responsibilities:

  • Strong commitment to working safely
  • Performing daily inspections of lift trucks and completing
    required forms
  • Ensuring lift truck maintenance and servicing requirements are
  • Loading and unloading materials in a safe and efficient
  • Checking load contents for accuracy and securing materials
  • Ensuring that all products are shipped on schedule
  • Maintaining contact with supervisor(s) and working to resolve
    any issues as they may they arise
  • Following all regulations, company policies, and

Our ideal candidates will possess:

  • Valid forklift certification
  • Minimum two years of experience
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Our West Fraser values (including integrity, humility,
    teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respect)
  • The desire to learn, grow and succeed
  • Industrial experience and post-secondary education would be
    considered an asset
  • Strong commitment to working safely

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. For more
information about Chetwynd, visit

A family business at heart since 1955, West Fraser values
excellence in performance and people, challenge and satisfaction,
and profitability and growth. We practice leadership in our field
and responsibility in our communities. We are committed to
environmental excellence, work place safety, and sustaining
operational leadership through continued investments.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at:

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Conditions

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

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