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Certified Millwright - $5,000 Signing Bonus

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Fort St. John, BC, Canada
Fort St. John

You are a Certified Millwright who knows the ins and outs of keeping a mill's machinery up and running. You have a natural ability to diagnose and resolve complex mechanical issues and you're looking to expand your knowledge with an amazing company where safety and sustainability are the most important priorities. If this speaks to you, this opportunity, at our Fort St. John, BC sawmill might just be your calling.

This is your opportunity to use your Red Seal technical chops, communication, and troubleshooting skills to keep our modern sawmill running at peak performance. You will be working alongside the best and brightest in the business with an innovative leader in the forest products industry. This role is a fulltime schedule with varying shifts with a minimum of 40 hours per week.

The successful candidate will be eligible for a $5,000 signing bonus.

The life of the Certified Millwright includes:

  • Working with a high-performance team dedicated to maintaining all mill machinery including pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers and chains, bearings and pneumatic systems involved in the manufacturing process
  • Keeping our systems running smoothly by performing preventative, predictive and reactive maintenance. This includes inspecting machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions, and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Managing your time effectively by assessing carefully and can distinguish when to assemble, move, replace, or dismantle machinery.
  • Applying your knowledge, skills, and experience to troubleshoot issues, boost equipment reliability and implement safe, reliable fixes to keep the mill running
  • Having great attention to detail to identify and request relevant parts to complete repairs in a timely manner
  • Accountability for assisting in a safe work environment for coworkers, customers and visitors on site

For this role, you'll come equipped with:
  • Red Seal Certification as an Industrial Mechanic
  • Physical capability to lift objects weighing up to 50lbs
  • High degree of urgency
  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to collaborate effectively with coworkers

Knowledge of the lumber or industrial manufacturing process is an asset as well as experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability.

The hourly rate for this position is: 46.08

Please Note: The wage provided is for base pay only. In addition to wage, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features cash and non-cash programs such as employer paid group benefits, paid leave, retirement & saving options and health & well-being. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and acknowledged.

Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.

Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone's unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.

We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


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About Canfor

Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.


Construction Forestry, Fishing, Mining, Oil and Energy

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-06

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