$5,000.00 Signing Bonus! 


Are you a skilled Certified Millwright with a knack for troubleshooting complex mechanical issues? Do you value safety and sustainability as top priorities? If so, we have an exciting opportunity that might just be your calling. We’re seeking a Certified Millwright for our Grande Prairie Sawmill, where you can utilize your Red Seal technical expertise, communication skills, and troubleshooting abilities to keep our modern sawmill operating at peak performance. Join our team and work alongside industry leaders in the forest products sector.


This role is a full-time rotating, weekday schedule (two weeks of days, 2 weeks of afternoons, and two weeks of nights) Minimum of 40 hours per week with a rate starting at $46/hour.


As a Certified Millwright, your responsibilities will include:


  • Working with a high-performance team dedicated to maintaining all mill machinery, including pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers and chains, bearings, and pneumatic systems involved in the manufacturing process.
  • Keeping our systems running smoothly by performing preventative, predictive, and reactive maintenance, which involves inspecting machinery and equipment to detect and investigate irregularities and malfunctions. You should be comfortable working under pressure.
  • Effective time management, assessing carefully when to assemble, move, replace, or dismantle machinery.
  • Applying your knowledge, skills, and experience to troubleshoot issues, enhance equipment reliability, and implement safe, reliable fixes to keep the mill running.
  • Having great attention to detail to identify and request relevant parts for timely repairs.
  • Accountability for assisting in creating a safe work environment for coworkers, customers, and site visitors.


For this role, we are looking for candidates who:


  • Hold a Red Seal Certification
  • Have the physical capability to lift objects weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Demonstrate a high degree of urgency.
  • Have knowledge of the lumber or industrial manufacturing process (an asset).
  • Possess experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability (an asset).


What’s in it for you:


Our people-focused approach prioritizes our employees’ safety, well-being, and growth because they are critical to the success of our company. We offer competitive compensation, disability insurance, pension, extended medical insurance, paid time off, and a relocation package if you’re not from the area.


If you are a Millwright with a can-do attitude, superior troubleshooting skills, and a background in heavy industry and construction, we invite you to make a difference and build your career with Canfor at our Grande Prairie Sawmill! Join us in our commitment to safety and sustainability.


Please note: Canfor proudly offers its employees a comprehensive and competitive total rewards package. It features performance-based incentive plans, recognition programs, flexible benefits, paid leaves, pension plans with base and matching contributions, savings options, and robust health & well-being initiatives.


Don’t check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, and values everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates’ interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location. #