Journeyperson Millwright

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: July 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 North American forest
products company and listed on the 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 Millwright will be
responsible for troubleshooting, performing maintenance work, and
working safely with all machinery within the pulp mill.

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing
opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for
someone who wants to build their career in our company. West Fraser
believes strongly in promoting from within. In addition to
competitive wages and benefits we also offer an attractive
relocation package. Rate of pay and benefits are as per the Cariboo
Pulp and Unifor Local 1115 Collective Agreement.

Duties include:

  • Be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose, and perform maintenance work
    on machinery
  • Undertake preventative and predictive maintenance program for
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or BC Provincial Journeyperson
    Millwright (Industrial Mechanic) certification
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexible availability for overtime opportunities
  • The desire to learn, grow, and succeed

Cariboo Pulp and Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as
well as clean, green energy. 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. For more information on the city of Quesnel,

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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opportunities, and more, by visiting us on LinkedIn and Facebook.

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

Job Conditions

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

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