Power & Recovery Shift Supervisor, 2nd Class Power Engineer

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: May 05, 2023

Job Location: Quesnel

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO 7500, 50 North Star Road, Quesnel, British Columbia, Canada V2J 3J6

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified
forest products company. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates,
we continue to grow. West Fraser offers both a challenging work
environment and a rewarding career path. Cariboo Pulp is a West
Fraser and Mercer International joint venture located in
Quesnel, BC. We have an opening for the role of:

Power & Recovery Shift

2nd class Power


  • Providing leadership, direction and supervision to a shift
  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensuring consistent operation of the pulp mill
  • Work towards achieving operating targets
  • Facilitating the reliable supply of services to the mill
  • Supervising operation of a wide variety of equipment
  • Power/package boilers
  • Turbo-generators
  • Chemical recovery boiler

 Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Proven leadership skills and experience
  • A 2nd class power engineering
    or will consider candidates with their
    3rd class certificate and actively working to
    complete their 2nd class certificate
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and team building skills
  • Demonstrated problem solving, troubleshooting and analytical
  • Desire to progress, learn, grow and succeed
  • Physical ability to work 12-hour shifts

Location Summary:

Cariboo Pulp & Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp
as well as clean, green energy. Forward thinking ownership, capital
investment and movement towards bio-product opportunities has
contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and very bright future. Cariboo
offers competitive salaries, top-end pension plan, flexible
benefits, opportunity for development and advancement
, as
well as the opportunity to make a positive difference in a
renewable industry!

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation
to assist your move to Quesnel. Located in
central BC, Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and
features all major conveniences, including its own airport. Quesnel
offers 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. 

Our highly competitive compensation package

  • Competitive base salary with annual bonus
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental,
    pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation,
    and holidays 

About West Fraser: 

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 products.  

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

Apply now at and discover
more about our current opportunities! 

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Discover more about West Fraser’s current initiatives,
opportunities, and more, by visiting us on LinkedIn and Facebook

Leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in
communities, excellence in people and strength in

Job Conditions

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

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