Certified Millwrights (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Western Forest Products

  Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada

Western Forest Products' Vancouver Island Sawmill Divisions are currently seeking Certified Millwrights with industrial experience, preferably in the forest products industry, to join our sawmill operations in the following Vancouver Island locations:

  • Duke Point
  • Ladysmith
  • Chemainus
  • Cowichan Bay
  • Port Alberni

The successful candidates will bring an excellent safety record and a strong work ethic to the job. We are looking for highly motivated team players with excellent time management skills, and a creative, innovative mind with strong problem solving skills.  You are a person who is accountable and dependable.  The position requires the ability to work on various shifts (day, afternoon and graveyard).

These are USW hourly positions.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.

Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor or Chargehand, you are required to safely perform quality work, provide support services and perform preventative maintenance processes that pertain to optimum mechanical performance of our Facility including, but not limited to:

  • Safe Work Practices, Ethics & Standards
  • Competencies in Hot Work & Lock Out Protocols
  • Welding repairs
  • Knowledge of Hydraulic Systems
  • Repair or replacement of Mechanical Components & Machinery
  • Rigging and Slinging
  • Troubleshooting Mechanical Machinery

Preferred candidates will be Red Seal Certified.