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Maintenance Trainee

Posting ID:     25140 
Position Type:   Regular    
City:   Jackson, AL, United States
Location:   Scotch & Gulf Lumber - Jackson  


Minimum starting pay $25; however, pay is negotiable based on experience.


The Opportunity:

Entry-level Millwrights are responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation & modification of all sawmill related equipment to safely maximize, uptime, quality, and productivity.


Competitive compensation and benefits based on skills and experience are offered, together with a safe, high quality work environment.



  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • High School diploma
  • Familiarity with troubleshooting industrial equipment
  • Maintenance or Mechatronics certificate considered an asset
  • Experience with working with hand tools considered an asset
  • 1 year experience in industrial maintenance considered an asset
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process is an asset as well as experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Jackson, AL
Jackson is the largest city in Clarke County and the “best small town in Alabama”. Founded in 1816, the town was named after the war hero and general turned seventh president of the United States, Andrew Jackson. This city is located along the western border of Clarke County and on a rise that overlooks the east bank of the Tombigbee River. The low cost of living, higher than average graduation rates, numerous social programs make Jackson an extremely attractive community to be a part of. For more information, visit

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