West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!
Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within many of our employees have built their careers with us.
Our Millwright position is a key player in a company-wide continuous improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting, and predictive and preventative maintenance strategies. As a member of this high performing team, you will be responsible for working safely with all machinery within the mill.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
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 tools
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
Required skills and experience include:
Must have cutting torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)
Must have welding experience (GMAW and SMAW)
Must be safety oriented and comply with ZES
Be willing to work rotating shifts, overtime and to be on-call to support 24/7 operations
Must have 3 years of Millwright work experience in Industrial/Manufacturing environment
Must have High School Diploma or GED
Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check
Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays
If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW) Associated topics: diagnose, field service technician, machine maintenance, machine repair, maintenance mechanic, maintenance technician, malfunction, repair, service technician, upgrade
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.