Project or Maintenance Engineer

Sciences and Engineering

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

Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Mercer International joint
venture located in Quesnel, BC. We are 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. CPP has an immediate opening for the role of:

Project or Maintenance Engineer

Are you ready to join an industry that provides a real work/life
balance and opportunities for the future in a green and sustainable
industry? We’re looking to build our high-performing team with
passionate people seeking interesting work in a dynamic

This position reports to the Engineering Superintendent and will
be involved in the planning and execution of capital projects
and/or maintenance projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Management of projects, including construction management and
    contractor coordination
  • Design review to maximize reliability and performance
  • Responsible for the safe and efficient installation of
  • Acting as mill representative with design engineering firms and
    equipment suppliers
  • Operational support and maintenance planning for existing plant


  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and
    eligibility for registration with APEGBC as a EIT or PEng
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills
  • The ability to work independently as well as part of a
  • Excellent skills in all forms of communication
  • The desire to learn and succeed
  • Pulp mill or heavy industry experience is an asset

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package to assist in
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. 

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. West Fraser believes
inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer
operations, and a stronger company overall. 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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