Millar Western Forest Products Ltd. is currently seeking a dual-trade certified Heavy Duty Mechanic and Welder to join our head office shop location in Edmonton, Alberta. The successful candidate will provide quality mechanical services to the company’s fleet of mobile equipment, with a primary focus on major component rebuilds, fabrication, modifications, and hydraulic diagnosing.

The ideal candidate:

The ideal applicant will have a Heavy Duty Mechanic and Welding Trade Certification with five years of experience in an industrial setting. Experience in rebuilding Caterpillar engines, transmissions, differentials, and hydraulic/electrical diagnostics is a must. The successful candidate must be a motivated self-starter with proven troubleshooting skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. As responsibilities include the provision of guidance and direction to company shop utility personnel as well as outside contractors, the previous supervisory experience will be considered an asset.

Why work for us?:

Millar Western 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 offer 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

Your career starts here.

Application deadline: February 28, 2021

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