Millwright Certified - Planerman (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  70 Mile House, British Columbia, Canada

Job Details


West Fraser is a growing, diversified wood products company with facilities in western Canada and the southern United States. North America’s largest lumber producer, West Fraser has been recognized as one of   BC’s Top Employers  and one of Canada's Top 100 Employers,  four times. Our investments in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Chasm Sawmill located in Chasm, BC has an immediate opening for a highly skilled:

Certified Millwright- Planerman

Reporting to the Planermill Superintendent, the Planerman will be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and predictive, preventative maintenance strategies.

Duties include:

  • Maintain the highest standards with respect to safety at all times.
  • Maintenance of all planermill equipment
  • Planer setup
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to think tactically and strategically and be detailed / results oriented.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working without direct supervision.

Position requirements include:

  • Ability to work in a team environment or independently with little supervision
  • Knowledge of functionality and maintenance associated with a Stetson Ross Planer, trimsaws, stackers, banders, sorter, trim lines.
  • Understanding of preventative maintenance processes related to a planermill
  • Schedule flexibility – as work may require day, evening, and weekend shifts.
  • Preference will be given to a Valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Millwright.                                                          

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, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension plan. 

Clinton is a growing, family-friendly community located in the South Cariboo. Situated approximately 1.5 hours northwest of Kamloops B.C. both Clinton and surrounding area offer excellent year round recreational activities with abundant fishing opportunities and a ranching lifestyle.

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