West Fraser operates several sawmills across the U.S. South and a Corporate office in Germantown, Tennessee. The business has approximately 3,200 employees and twenty-two plants in the U.S.. West Fraser is a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of West Fraser Timber Co. LTD., Canada.
- Repair and maintain industrial equipment to include conveying systems, major machine centers such as debarkers, canters, gang saws, and edgers
Able to read and understand drawings and printed instructions
Must be a self-starter who can work safely under high pressure situations
Possess basic understanding in line ups of pumps, sheaves, sprockets, machine centers
Must be able to move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
Adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts
Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs
Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools
Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill
Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts
Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit
Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools
Must have High School Diploma or GED
- Requires own basic tools
Must be safety orientated and comply with ZES
Must have minimum two years verifiable work experience as a Millwright
Must have welding experience (GMAW and/or SMAW)
Must have cutting Torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)
Must be able to work night/day shift
Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, reference check and background check
West Fraser offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401-k savings plans.
- WF also provides off site training to improve skills & pay.
- West Fraser provides off-site training so that employees can progress through training levels to increase their pay up to $10 more/hr.
- Minimum of $21.50/hr. to $24.60/hr.
West Fraser Employees must apply by your UltiPro Account (https://t11.ultipro.ca/).
All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location.
West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D