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Certified Millwright

Posting ID:      27003
Position Type:    Regular   
City:    Elko, BC, Canada 
Location:   Elko


Are you a skilled Certified Millwright with a knack for troubleshooting complex mechanical issues? Do you value safety and sustainability as top priorities? If so, we have an exciting opportunity that might just be your calling. We're seeking a Certified Millwright for our Elko, BC sawmill, where you can utilize your Red Seal technical expertise, communication skills, and troubleshooting abilities to keep our modern sawmill operating at peak performance. Join our team and work alongside industry leaders in the forest products sector.


As a Certified Millwright, your responsibilities will include:

  • Working with a high-performance team dedicated to maintaining all mill machinery, including pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers and chains, bearings, and pneumatic systems involved in the manufacturing process.
  • Keeping our systems running smoothly by performing preventative, predictive, and reactive maintenance, which involves inspecting machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions. You should be comfortable working under pressure.
  • Effective time management, assessing carefully when to assemble, move, replace, or dismantle machinery.
  • Applying your knowledge, skills, and experience to troubleshoot issues, enhance equipment reliability, and implement safe, reliable fixes to keep the mill running.
  • Having great attention to detail to identify and request relevant parts for timely repairs.
  • Accountability for assisting in creating a safe work environment for coworkers, customers, and site visitors.

For this role, we are looking for candidates who:

  • Hold a Red Seal Certification
  • Have the physical capability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of urgency.
  • Have knowledge of the lumber or industrial manufacturing process (an asset).
  • Possess experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability (an asset).


The hourly rate for this position is: $46.08


Please Note: The wage provided is for base pay only. In addition to wage, Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features cash and non-cash programs such as employer paid group benefits, paid leave, retirement & saving options and health & well-being. We also continually invest in the development of our talent to help them thrive professionally and personally. Above all, we are proud to offer our employees a value proposition that promotes diversity, equity and inclusion and fosters an environment where talent and performance is recognized and acknowledged. 


Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location. #CADS #LI-ZM1

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