Certified Tradesperson

Website West Fraser

Certified Tradesperson Job Highlights

Title Certified Tradesperson
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Edson, AB, 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 searching for a Certified Tradesperson who will be responsible for ensuring the ongoing functionality and safety of machinery and equipment.

Education Level

  • Certified Trade Journeyperson

Work Experience

  • Proven experience in maintenance within a sawmill or similar industrial setting


  • Assisting other trades throughout the mill
  • Conducting routine inspections and addressing any maintenance issues promptly
  • Ensuring adherence to safety protocols and procedures at all times
  • Fabrication and welding of multiple material types
  • Implementing preventive maintenance strategies to extend the lifespan of machinery
  • Performing repairs and rebuilding mill components
  • Welding and gouging on a wide range of equipment and machinery


  • Ability to read drawings and identify equipment components
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and communicate clearly with colleagues
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Flexibility to work in shifts and respond to emergency maintenance requests
  • Good with working at heights
  • Great troubleshooting skills
  • Proficiency in diagnosing and repairing mechanical equipment
  • Strong understanding of safety protocols and procedures within an industrial setting


  • 401k with company match
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • Dental
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical
  • On-the-job training and
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Vision

Employer’s Statement

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

To apply for this job please visit recruiting.ultipro.ca.

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