Journeyman Millwright (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  Catalyst Paper

  Crofton, British Columbia, Canada

Paper Excellence has quickly grown to be one of the largest pulp producers in North America, producing 2.7 million tonnes of pulp and paper over the past decade. Our promise is to consistently challenge the limit, and tirelessly strive for victory. We aim to become – and remain – the lowest cost, highest efficiency, and most profitable company in our business – through satisfied, committed and dynamic people.

With the recent acquisition of Catalyst Paper, Paper Excellence’s product range will expand to include specialty printing papers, newsprint and increased production to service customers worldwide.

The Millwright is an integral member of the Maintenance department and is responsible for installing, maintaining, repairing, troubleshooting and, when necessary, dismantling machinery, conveyor systems, pulleys, mechanical clutches, gear boxes, hydraulic and pneumatic control systems. Work requires practical skill and knowledge and journey-level skill as a Millwright. Vibration analysis skills would be an asset. Hourly rate: $40.53. 

As part of the maintenance team, you will:

Live up to the highest level of safety and environmental compliance. This means demonstrating the courage to care — which includes being fully accountable for one’s actions, watching out for fellow employees, and confronting unsafe actions or conditions that could lead to personal harm

Enjoy the environment and camaraderie of working in a team of Journeyman trades people

Establish and implement preventative & operational maintenance activities

Support manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose defects in paper/pulp production equipment

Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task

Complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment

Work with other trades in a flexible team environment to achieve greater efficiency and productivity.

Support our drive for enhanced performance and improved quality and efficiency 


A self-starter and dedicated team player, you have:

a Millwright certificate of qualification

proven troubleshooting skills

superior interpersonal and coaching capabilities

the ability to work flexibly

a valid driver’s license 

Short-listed candidates will be asked to provide proof of credentials. 

Relocation assistance is provided for successful applicants moving to our communities.

If you would like to join us for a strong future together, and you meet the requirements above, please apply without delay. Please note only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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