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Shift Engineer

Posting ID:     24183
Position Type:   Regular  
City:   Prince George, BC, Canada 
Location:   PG Pulp  


Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  

You’re a critical thinker who analyzes problems using data and logic. You enjoy the challenge of doing research and can communicate confidently with anyone.


You have the innate ability to deal with ambiguous situations and can appropriately navigate risk and uncertainty. If something doesn’t line up, you’ll try a “different angle”. As a proven problem solver, you seek and solve issues to achieve business objectives. You are capable of identifying complex technical concerns to determine root cause and implement viable engineering solutions


As a Power Engineer in this key position, you will report to the Manager, of Steam and Recovery and be responsible for some or all of the following areas (depending on which facility you are assigned to): the operation of recovery and power boilers, turbo generators, recaust and kilns, and primary water treatment and effluent plants. You will also be required to supervise an operating crew on 12-hour shifts.


Ideally, you have a BC or Interprovincial 2nd Class Power Engineering Certificate. Bonus points If you have pulp mill supervisory experience in a unionized environment and a 1st Class Power Engineering certificate; however, applicants with an appropriate operating background, strong interpersonal skills and leadership abilities will absolutely help move your application forward in our process.


If you are a decisive trouble-shooter, and want to apply your background in power engineering, click that “apply” button today.   


When applying for this role, please attach a photo or scanned copy of your applicable certifications.


Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting on this role and in order to be considered, please apply today!


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


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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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