Skilled Trades

Date Posted: November 09, 2023

Job Location: Edmonton

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 9919 - 65 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 0L1

Job Description

 West Fraser’s Alberta
 in Edmonton Alberta has an opportunity for


The Millwright will be a key player in our continuous
maintenance improvement program through the daily use of
troubleshooting and preventative maintenance strategies.


  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical
    systems, rollers & chains, bearings, and hydraulics involved in
    the manufacturing process.
  • Cost management.
  • Contractor supervision.
  • Use of Maximo and CMMS programs.
  • Willingness to learn PDM programs and take reliability
  • Undertake a preventative maintenance program for
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to repair
  • Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and
    parts during the assembly, installation, set-up, and repair of
    equipment and machinery.
  • Work in man-lifts with the use of fall protection
  • Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders.
  • Verify and document repairs made.
  • Work in a safe manner using proper PPE.

Our ideal Millwright candidate would have :

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright
    certification, or a Millwright Apprentice preparing to enroll in
    their 4thyear
  • Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule in order to work days, nights, weekend shifts
    and Stat holidays

Location Summary: 

Located in Alberta, Edmonton is the Capital of Alberta and Home
to over one million people. The City is full affordable housing,
recreational and educational facilities, regular community events,
and many activities for the outdoor enthusiast year-round.  It
doesn’t take long to feel part of our welcoming

About West Fraser: 

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. 

West Fraser continues to invest in our manufacturing facilities
to ensure they are modern and competitive. We have a sustainable
forestry practice and continue to innovate our processes and
diversify our products, including investing in bioenergy. 

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 and diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company
overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that
reflect the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not
discriminate against any applicant for employment based on 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

The application deadline is 4:00 PM MST on November
30, 2023.

We thank all candidates for their interest, 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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