West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company, listed on the TSX and NYSE. Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers and one of Canada's Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Our Williams Lake Lumber division has an opportunity for a:
JOURNEYPERSON MILLWRIGHT - PLANERMAN
You will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and preventative maintenance strategies.
Work in a safe manner using proper PPE
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
Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings
Verify and document repairs made
Our ideal candidate possesses:
A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification
Ability to read blue prints, plans and schematics
Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Organizational and planning skills
Flexible schedule in order to work day, evening, weekend and graveyard shifts
Considered a strong asset:
Previous experience working in a planer mill
A Red Seal Certificate
Knowledge of hydraulics
West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are interested in a full time long-term career. We offer an excellent compensation package including: a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension plan. Our employees can expect a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career development opportunities.
If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at www.westfraser.com/jobs click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.
For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.