Maintenance Planner

Closing Date:

Feb 28, 2019

Student Position:


Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance







West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company, listed on the TSX and recognized for the fifth time, as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers. West Fraser believes strongly in promoting from within. Are you a natural leader looking for an exciting career opportunity? Are you ready to take ownership and grow an already dynamic global business?

Cariboo Pulp is a West Fraser and Daishowa-Marubeni International (DMI) joint venture located in Quesnel, BC. We have an opportunity for the role of:


Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate scheduled and unscheduled jobs into daily schedules according to manpower, materials, tools and equipment
  • Direct maintenance personnel as required in carrying out assigned work in a safe and efficient manner with respect to completion, productivity, quality and housekeeping
  • Estimate work orders for material, manpower, tool and equipment requirement
  • Conduct meetings for safety, labour relations, training and accident investigations
  • Is responsible for cost control of estimated work orders for tradesman material usage
  • Is responsible for subordinates working in a safe manner and ensure they follow mill and regulator policies

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • A post-secondary degree in mechanical engineering OR a valid journeyman trade certificate
  • Strong leadership, planning, budgeting and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of computer software and applications
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team building skills
  • The desire to progress, learn, grow, and succeed

Cariboo Pulp & Paper is a forerunning producer of NBSK pulp as well as clean “green” energy. Forward thinking ownership, capital investment and movement towards bio-product opportunities has contributed to Cariboo’s longevity and very bright future. Cariboo offers competitive salaries, top-end pension plan, flexible benefits, opportunity for development and advancement, as well as the opportunity to make a positive difference in a renewable industry! 

Cariboo offers a comprehensive relocation package to assist your move to Quesnel. Located in central BC, 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. 

A family business at heart since 1955, West Fraser values excellence in performance and people, challenge and satisfaction, and profitability and growth. We practice leadership in our field and responsibility in our communities. For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at:

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application at 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.