Journeyman Millwright (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  Hinton, Alberta, Canada

Are you an experienced Journeyperson Millwright looking for an exciting career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership and grow an already dynamic global business?  Hinton Pulp , located in Hinton, AB, is currently looking for a motivated

Journeyman Millwright

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and predictive, preventative maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team you will be responsible for working safely with all machinery within the pulp mill.

Duties include:

  • Troubleshooting, analyzing, diagnosing and performing maintenance work on machinery
  • Participation in preventative and predictive maintenance program for equipment
  • Reading blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble equipment
  • Utilizing knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings
  • Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers
  • and chains, bearings and hydraulics

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or AB Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification;
  • 3rd or 4th year apprentices may be considered
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexibility in order to work day, evening and weekend shifts

West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within and we are looking for individuals who are 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, relocation package, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan.

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper National Park, and 2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton, set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families. Relocation assistance is available. 

Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and ATV’s. Hinton features a full-service acute care hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community parks and pools, educational institutions for pre-school through post-secondary.