Industrial Millwright

Website West Fraser

Industrial Millwright Job Highlights

Title Industrial Millwright
Type Full Time
Experience 2 Years
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Dudley, GA, United States
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 looking for an Industrial Millwright who will perform various tasks related to the safe and efficient application of technical skills and knowledge to maintain industrial machinery, conveyors, and mechanical systems associated with the manufacturing of forestry products.

Preventative and predictive maintenance practices and zone-based maintenance are integral to our Maintenance program.

Education Level

Work Experience

  • Must be 2 years of Millwright work experience in an Industrial/Manufacturing environment
  • Must have cutting torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)
  • Must have welding experience (GMAW, SMAW)


  • Able to read and understand drawings and printed instructions
  • Adjust the tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb tools
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to the basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools
  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with a power drill
  • Level bed-plate and establish a center line, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Must be a self-starter who can work safely under high-pressure situations
  • Must be able to move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Possess a basic understanding in line ups of pumps, sheaves, sprockets, machine centers
  • Repair and maintain industrial equipment including conveying systems, major machine centers such as DE barkers, canters, gang saws, and edger’s
  • Replace defective parts of a machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts


  • Be willing to work overtime and to be on-call to support operations
  • A maintenance Assessment will be given to all candidates to determine the level of pay
  • Must be safety-oriented and comply with ZES
  • Must complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical, and background check


  • 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 a
  • Paid vacations and holidays

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.

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