Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Closing Date:

Aug 23, 2019

Student Position:


Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance

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We believe in giving our employees a challenge they can rise to in an environment where they can build their career. We take pride in what we do and our employees have grown right along with us. If you are looking for a Company and colleagues that thrive on growth, challenge and opportunity – discover what you can achieve with West Fraser. Our Quesnel River Pulp location has an opportunity for an: 

Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

West Fraser is a leading forest products company in Canada. Our goals are simple – leadership through profits, responsibility in communities, excellence in people, strength in products.

Quesnel River Pulp is a mechanical pulping process, yielding 1100 tonnes per day of bleached thermo-mechanical pulp. The process requires a suite of industrial equipment including refiners; fans and blowers; belt, chain, and screw conveyors; presses; pumps; agitators; and compressors. The Mechanical Department has a machine shop, maintenance shop, and rebuild area. We take pride in our safety record, our effluent treatment system, the quality of our product, and the cleanliness of our mill. We constantly strive to be an industry leader.

The successful applicant possesses an industrial mechanic/millwright trade certification. Additional cross-trades certification is an asset as well as willingness to broaden their exposure to a complete variety of mechanical work as required. Quesnel River Pulp welcomes job flexibility and enrichment: employees often develop new skills, work closely with other departments, and take responsibility for areas or systems.

Demonstrated competence within the trade, troubleshooting skills, and experience in any of the following is an asset:

  • Pulp and paper or similar industry
  • Hydraulics and pneumatics
  • Welding and fabricating
  • Precision maintenance training
  • Lubrication
  • Alignment and rebuild

The successful applicant will be required to work shifts when assigned. Attention to safety, quality, work ethic and efficiency as well as a valid BC driver’s license are necessary. 

Quesnel is a community of 25,000 located in central British Columbia and offers a close knit, friendly atmosphere with modern recreation, education and medical facilities, and excellent outdoor living opportunities.

Quesnel River Pulp offers an attractive benefit and compensation package as well as relocation assistance to Quesnel. If this position sounds like the career for you, apply today in confidence by August 23, 2019, online through our website at

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at:

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