Journeyperson Insulator/Lagger

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: May 19, 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 wood products company and
listed on the NYSE and TSX. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to
be part of our team.

Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Mercer International joint
venture located in Quesnel, BC. We are currently looking for a


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Insulator/Lagger
will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement
effort through daily use of troubleshooting and predictive,
preventative maintenance strategies.

Key duties include:

  • Read and interpret blueprints, drawings, and specifications to
    select different types of insulation required
  • Ordering and storage of materials
  • Measure and cut insulation
  • Apply and secure insulation
  • Apply waterproofing, fireproofing, and vapor barriers
  • Minor jobs to remove asbestos and other materials from
    buildings and piping
  • Minor hazardous materials handling and removal
  • Cladding installation and removal
  • Sheet metal and cladding layout

Our ideal candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or BC Provincial Journeyperson Heating
    and Frost Insulator certification
  • Heavy industry experience: pulp experience is an asset
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Computer skills are an asset
  • Flexible availability

Cariboo offers:

  • Competitive wages and full benefits
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Stable, rewarding career
  • Relocation assistance

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package 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. 

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are listed
on the TSX, NYSE, and recognized for the tenth 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 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!

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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