Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

West Fraser - Quesnel, BC (5 months ago)

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West Fraser is a leading North American forest products company. Listed on the TSX and recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team. Our goals are straightforward – leadership through profit, responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in products. Our Quesnel Plywood Division has an opportunity for an:


As a member of the maintenance team this individual will perform daily troubleshooting, predictive and preventative maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team you will be responsible for:

Maintaining a safe work environment
Ensuring consistent operations of equipment
Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process
Undertake preventative maintenance program for equipment
Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to repair equipment.
Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during the assembly, installation, set-up and repair of equipment and machinery
Inspect and examine machinery and equipment and repair as required.
Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders
Verify and document completed repairs
Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings

Our ideal candidate must possess:
A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright Certification
Ability to read blueprints, plans and schematics
Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem-solving skills
Commitment to working safely and creating a safe workplace
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Organizational and planning skills
Trouble shooting in a fast-paced environment
Flexible schedule to workday, evening, weekend and graveyard shifts
Welding and fabrication experience would be a strong asset.

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for an individual who is interested in a full-time, long-term career. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. We offer an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

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