Journeyperson Millwright

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: February 08, 2023

Job Location: 100 Mile House

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 910 Exeter Stn PO Box 97, 100 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada V0K 2E0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products
company.  We are looking for talented people to be part of our
team. West Fraser’s 100 Mile Lumber Division has an opportunity for


You will be a key player in a company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and
preventative maintenance strategies.


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


  • Experience with the various automated operations and systems in
    modern interior saw and planer mills
  • Highly motivated journeyperson with demonstrated ability to
    apply trade skills and knowledge safely and effectively
  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule to work days, nights and/or weekend

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill
  • A Welding Certificate

Millwrights with welding certificates are urged to apply. Fourth
year apprentices will also be considered. Our tradespeople are
required to work day, afternoon and graveyard shifts. Rate of pay
and benefits are as per the USW Local 1-2017 Collective

Location Summary:

100 Mile House and surrounding area is home to approximately
15,000 people and offers a close knit, friendly atmosphere with
modern recreation, education and medical facilities, and excellent
outdoor leisure opportunities.

About West

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are
listed on the TSX, NYSE, and recognized for the eighth time, as one
of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people and strength in

West Fraser Timber has over 60 locations across Canada,
the United States, and Europe.

We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride
ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous
development. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers
an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will
not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis
of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

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Job Conditions

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

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