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Mechanical Engineer / Technologist

Posting ID:     12062
Position Type:    Full Time Salaried 
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   Intercontinental Pulp (BC17) 


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 an experienced and motivated individual to join our team as a Mechanical Engineer / Technologist.

The Role:
Operating in an environment committed to safe and environmentally responsible practices, the Mechanical Engineer/Technologist is responsible for providing technical support to the Maintenance and Production Departments during daily operations, area shutdowns and Turnarounds. In this role you will enjoy the benefits of a 4 day work week that promotes a healthy work/life balance.

Key Responsibilities:

The position is primarily focused on static equipment (tanks, tiled towers + chest, metal clad towers and chests, pressure vessels, major building structural) inspection, maintenance, and reliability.  You will be the primary area technical stakeholder in:

  • Understanding area specific equipment damage and corrosion mechanisms,
  • creating inspection plans for monitoring equipment damage,
  • creating damaged equipment maintenance scopes,
  • developing long term maintenance plans and strategies for problematic equipment,
  • coordinating maintenance contractors to execute work scopes, and
  • coordinating mill crews and maintenance contractors to carry out emergency repairs when encountered.

 

You will also manage some facets of new construction including equipment overhauls and small capital projects and provide technical support for equipment troubleshooting, rotating equipment repairs (pumps, conveyors, feeders)

 

The Candidate:

  • Forward thinking, flexible and resourceful, you can apply your technical insight and analytical abilities to develop novel solutions.
  • Equipped with a Bachelor of Science, Mechanical Engineering Degree, you are a member of, or eligible to register with APEGBC at least as an Engineer In Training (EIT) (title of Engineer) OR have a related diploma from a Technical college (title Technologist).
  • You will also have several years' broad-based experience, ideally including tenure in a modern pulp mill or similar industrial facility.
  • Your personal attributes include well developed interpersonal and communication skills, a creative yet pragmatic approach to problem solving and the ability to work in teams
     

The Incentive
Canfor offers a comprehensive, flexible benefits package that allows you to customize your benefits to meet your individual needs, and includes health and dental coverage as well as life, accident and disability insurance.  In addition to this, we offer pension and other benefits.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.

Canfor Values
At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.


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 http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/prince-george

 

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