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Certified Pipefitter (Temporary) - Pulpmill Maintenance Outage - September 15 - 21, 2019

Posting ID:     18204
Position Type:    Temporary 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   PG Pulp (BC19) 

Who We Are:
Canfor is one of the world’s largest and most respected integrated forest products companies. For more than 75 years, we have been delivering top-quality lumber, pulp and paper products to our valued customers worldwide. With operations in Western Canada and the Southern United States, and sales offices around the world, you can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into green energy.

As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:

Canfor is currently looking for Temporary Certified Pipefitters to assist in our annual mill maintenance shutdown for the duration of September 15th to September 21st, 2019. When applying for this role, please make sure you attach a copy of your red seal documents to your profile. 

As a Certified Pipefitter you will be responsible for installing and maintaining all piping systems and Distributed Control Systems. This includes: process lines and systems; sprinkler and hot oil systems; and plumbing and heating systems


*Please note their will be a day shift and a night shift for our shutdown. You must be willing to work either shift in order to be considered for the role.

Required Skills:

  • Red seal or Interprovincial TQ
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Solid background in heavy industry and construction
  • Knowledge of the pulp and paper industry is an asset as well as experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability
  • Previous shutdown/maintenance outage experience is also considered an asset

Living out Allowance:

Canfor will provide living out allowance to successful out of town trades candidates hired for our shutdown.

Employment Rates

Temporary Certified Journeypersons with Canfor will be paid $43.58 per hour.

Overtime may occasionally be offered during the turnaround to complete projects.


Reference Checks

Successful candidates may be required to complete reference checks prior to being hired on at Canfor. You must be willing to complete these in order to be considered for the role.


To be considered for this position please apply today and attach all certification documents to your application. Your application will NOT be considered if it does not include a copy of your Red Seal/Interprovincial TQ Certification.

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

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our Company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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Prince George, BC

Known as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is city that offers big city comfort and convenience, but small town serenity and sensibilities. As the largest city in northern BC, Prince George is a hub of industry, offering numerous employment opportunities and is home to the University of Northern British Columbia. This region’s temperate climate creates a lush environment of emerald-green forests and ample opportunities for outdoor activity. For more information, visit

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