Millar Western is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to join our engineering team in the key role of Mechanical Engineer for our Whitecourt, Alberta BCTMP Mill.  This individual will apply their engineering skills to all areas of the mill.  Job responsibilities will include, but not be limited to: structural, pump and piping design throughout the mill; coordinating and ensuring completion of projects; root cause failure analysis, and designing out reliability issues.

The ideal candidate

The successful candidate will possess a Mechanical Engineering degree with approximately 7-12 years of experience in an industrial setting.  They must be proficient in AutoCAD 3D, will have experience working with contractors and field installations, and be eligible for an APEGGA membership as a P. Eng.  Experience in Mechanical Maintenance and working knowledge of ASME B31.1 and B31.3, and CSA B149 Codes and Standards will be considered assets.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned Alberta company active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating a high-tech pulp mill supplied with sustainably sourced fibre, the company provides stable, full-time employment in lively, friendly, communities offering an excellent quality of life.

We offer:

  • 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 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

This position is located in the town of Whitecourt, a vibrant community 170 kilometers northwest of Edmonton, offering excellent housing, educational and recreation opportunities.


Mechanical Engineer – Millar Western