Website West Fraser

Certified Millwright Job Highlights

Title Certified Millwright
Type Full Time
Experience 5 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Grande Prairie, Alberta, Canada
Company West Fraser

Company Profile

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company. The company produces lumber, engineered wood (OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, particleboard), and other products including pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodeling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and box materials.

Job Profile

The company is seeking a Certified Millwright who will support the site with the safe/reliable repair and preventative maintenance of process equipment.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should be a fully certified Red Seal Journeyman Millwright

Work Experience

  • Possess a minimum 5 years of millwright experience in an industrial environment
  • Preference is given to those with forest product experience


  • Ability to troubleshoot and problem solve concerns impacting process equipment
  • Able to effectively maintain and manage all related tools and supplies
  • Actively involved in the predictive and preventative maintenance of all equipment
  • Complete safety and mechanical inspections of all equipment
  • Ensuring 100% safety commitment towards completing all tasks
  • Maintain site standards for PMs and other key maintenance targets
  • Must be competent with hoisting, rigging, proper slings, and shackles to perform lifts
  • Participating in root cause analysis of mechanical failure
  • Responding to changing priorities and operating conditions to meet business needs
  • Responsible for housekeeping and maintaining clean/organized work areas


  • A relentless commitment to safe work practices
  • Able to carry out light fabrication and welding tasks will be considered an asset
  • Ability to work in a collaborative and team-based environment
  • Effective communication and computer skills are required
  • Strong planning and organizational skills

Working Conditions

  • A reasonable amount of Over Time is expected to respond to immediate business needs and events including annual maintenance outages, capital projects, and Team support.
  • Shift schedule will be determined based upon business needs and requires flexibility to work
  • Must be capable of working in an OSB manufacturing environment that includes exposure to noise, temperature variances, heights, stairways and grated elevated walkways, confined spaces, odors, and the physical ability to travel through our industrial facility and lift/carry reasonable weights.


  • The company offers a challenging and stable work environment with a competitive wage and benefit package.

Employer’s Statement

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company strives to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities. It will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

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