DATE: March 19, 2024

JOB NUMBER: 2024-23

HYBRID WORK: Non-Eligible

POSITION TYPE: Short-Term, Non-Permanent

LOCATION: Athabasca, Alberta

Alberta-Pacific Forest Industries Inc. (Al-Pac) is seeking summer coverage Woodroom Operating Technicians (5 months) to work out of our mill site near Athabasca, Alberta. The successful candidates are responsible for the safe and efficient operation of mobile equipment, minor operational maintenance and area cleanup.

Who are we?

Al-Pac is the largest single-line kraft pulp producer in North America. Our mill is located near the communities of Athabasca, Boyle & Lac La Biche. We are leaders in our industry, from our quality products, mill operations and responsible forest management practices, to the way we grow and develop our team members and work with local communities. We are continuously exploring new and innovative ideas, while delivering premium products with a commitment to strong environmental stewardship and corporate social responsibility – a commitment that is demonstrated by our long-standing Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) certification*.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Safely operate Woodroom control booths and mobile equipment such as Front-End Loaders, D9 Cats and Butt Top Loaders.
  • Perform labour intensive tasks.
  • Maintain a clean and efficient workspace.
  • Maintenance inspections.
  • Hands on maintenance.
  • All Woodroom Operators will be required to eventually run the cranes.

Role Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a clean driver abstract.
  • Must be physically fit and able to handle working from heights.
  • Must have good hand eye coordination.
  • Mechanical aptitude required.
  • Capable of being self-managed after a period of training.
  • Excellent team skills.


  • This is a shift work position rotating between day and night shifts.

What we offer:

  • A competitive hourly salary.
  • A team-based culture that encourages work-life balance.

To apply today and learn more about Al-Pac’s current opportunities, please visit:


Legal Statement


Al-Pac is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. We wish to express our thanks to all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.