Industrial Mechanic (Millwright)

Closing Date:

Nov 23, 2018

Contact Name:

Alexandra Carter

Student Position:


Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance








West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fourth time as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers for 2018, we are a growing company looking for talented people to be part of our team.

Cariboo Pulp & Paper, located in Quesnel, is currently looking for a motivated:


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright will be responsible for troubleshooting, performing maintenance work, and working safely with all machinery within the pulp mill.


Regular work schedule:

  • Monday to Thursday, nine hour day shifts
  • Every second Friday off, with the other Friday being an eight hour shift
  • This means working four days one week and five days the next week, averaging to 80 hours of work per pay period

Our employees drive our success. We believe in providing opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for someone who wants to build their career in our company. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. In addition to competitive wages and benefits, we offer a rewarding career with full-time work, plus the opportunity for overtime. We also offer an attractive relocation package.

Duties include:

  • Be a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort
  • Troubleshoot, analyze, diagnose, and perform maintenance work on machinery
  • Undertake preventative and predictive maintenance program for equipment
  • Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to assemble equipment
  • Utilize knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or BC Provincial Journeyperson Millwright certification
  • Heavy industry experience
  • Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Flexible availability for overtime opportunities
  • The desire to learn, grow, and succeed

Cariboo Pulp and Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean “green” energy.  Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport. Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast. It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community. For more information on the city of Quesnel, visit

Interested applicants should apply online by sending their resume, cover letter, and proof of qualifications in confidence. To apply, click on our job ad at and then click "apply now" in green at the top of the page.

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