4th / 3rd Class Power Engineer

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


Are you an experienced Power Engineer looking for an exciting
career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership and grow with a
dynamic global business? Cariboo Pulp and Paper is currently
looking for a motivated professional to fill the role of
4th or 3rd Class Power

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. In addition
to competitive wages, benefits, and a relocation package, Cariboo
offers a generous pension plan, opportunities for training,
development, and a stable, rewarding career. Rate of pay and
benefits are as per the Cariboo Pulp and Unifor Local 1115
Collective Agreement.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Maintaining a safe work environment
  • Ensuring consistent operations of the Steam Plant in a pulp
  • Work towards achieving operating target goals
  • Facilitating the reliable supply of services to the mill
  • Operating in a shift crew
  • Operating a wide variety of equipment including:
  1. Power/package boilers
  2. Turbo-generators
  3. Chemical recovery boiler
  4. Re-caust & Lime Kiln
  5. Evaporators and concentrators
  6. Water treatment and Effluent treatment plants
  7. Hog conveyors and outside services etc.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience as a power engineer with increasing
  • A 4th or 3rd class power engineering
  • Proven ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment
  • 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

Located in Quesnel BC, Cariboo Pulp and Paper is a forerunning
producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean, green energy. Cariboo has
been highly respected by the global market for providing top
quality product for over 40 years. Forward thinking ownership,
capital investment, and movement towards bio-product opportunities
has contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and bright future.

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 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

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only
those short-listed will be contacted.

Job Conditions

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

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