Millar Western’s Whitecourt Pulp Division is seeking a Journeyman Millwright. This individual will play a critical role in minimizing plant downtime by managing the predictive maintenance program for his or her section of the plant. Duties will include rebuilding rotating equipment, and oil- and-vibration routes and root-cause failure analysis. This position will start as a day-shift position (10-hours) but will involve shift work in future.

The ideal candidate

Preference will be given to red-seal certified, ticketed millwrights with experience in an industrial maintenance setting. Candidates must also show a strong commitment to safety.  Applicants will hold a valid driver’s license and be capable of working at heights and in confined spaces. Adaptability to change, ability to work with minimal supervision and a positive attitude are essential.

Why work for us?

Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full- time employment to more than 700 people at operations located in lively, friendly communities that deliver an excellent quality of life.

The company offers:

  • a competitive wage and benefits program that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

This position is located in Whitecourt, Alberta, a vibrant community 170 km northwest of Edmonton, offering excellent housing, educational and recreational opportunities.

Your career starts here.

Application deadline: August 21, 2020

Send resume and cover letter, citing the position title in the subject line, to: careers@millarwestern.com

Millar Western thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.