Website West Fraser

Millwright (Level 1) Job Highlights

Title Millwright (Level 1)
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Maplesville, AL, 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 hiring a Millwright (Level 1) who will be responsible for the execution of Maintenance work.

The position requires a high level of technical knowledge and a basic understanding of the Sawmill process.

Educational Qualification

  • The applicants must have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

Duties/Responsibilities

  • 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 bobs
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to 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 bedplate and establish centerline, 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 of lineups of pumps, sheaves, sprockets, and machine centers
  • Repair and maintain industrial equipment including conveying systems, major machine centers such as debarkers, canters, gang saws, and edgers
  • Replace defective parts of a machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts

Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Must be safety orientated and comply with ZES
  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical, reference check, and background check

Benefits/Perks

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

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.

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

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