Millwright

Closing Date:

Mar 02, 2018

Student Position:

No

Job Category:

Trades & Maintenance

Job Location:

City/Town:

Blackshear

Province/State:

GA

Country:

USA

West Fraser Timber Co Ltd. is an integrated forest products company producing lumber, wood chips, fiberboard, plywood, pulp, and newsprint. Today, the company carries on its operations through subsidiary companies and joint ventures owned directly or indirectly by the company’s principal operating subsidiary West Fraser Mills.  The business has 15 lumber producing locations throughout the U.S. South. Our Blackshear, Georgia location has an opportunity for a:

MILLWRIGHT

Required skills:

  • 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

Other Requirements:

  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have minimum 3 years verifiable work experience as a Millwright
  • Must have welding experience (GMAW and SMAW)
  • Must have cutting Torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Must successfully complete a skills assessment, pre-employment drug screen, physical, reference check and background check

Benefits:

  • West Fraser offers competitive benefits including, medical, dental, life insurance, disability, and 401-k savings plans.

Apply: www.westfraser.com/jobs
Physical location: 4804 Gilman Rd. Blackshear, GA 31516

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.  No phone inquiries, please. 

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D