A tradesperson operates a small machine inside a facility.Journeypeople offer critical skills and experience that are crucial to our operations. That includes:

  • Heavy duty mechanics
  • Millwrights
  • Electricians
  • Instrumentation mechanics
  • Sawfilers/benchpeople
  • Pipefitters
  • Welders

If you’ve completed a pre-apprentice or foundation trades program, working at West Fraser is an excellent way to build your career. We offer challenging opportunities that can open a path to an apprenticeship at one of our operations.

If you’re just starting to explore opportunities and you’re interested in a trade, joining the Company in an entry-level production role can provide the chance of a trades apprenticeship.

Take a look at the current opportunities to work with West Fraser.

A West Fraser employee wearing a bandana smiles in one of the company's facilities.West Fraser invests in our employees, and we believe strongly in on-the-job learning and promoting from within. In addition to in-house courses, West Fraser maintains educational partnerships to support and expand access to trades training and industrial certification education for our employees as part of our professional development programming.