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Certified Millwright in Nanaimo at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 11/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is hiring for Certified Millwrights with industrial experience, preferably in the forest products industry, to join our sawmill manufacturing operations at our Nanaimo, BC area sawmills and our Port Alberni, BC mill location

Successful candidates will bring an excellent safety record and a strong work ethic to the job. We are looking for a highly motivated team player with excellent time management skills, and a creative, innovative mind with strong problem solving skills.  You are a person who is accountable and dependable.  The position requires the ability to work on various shifts (day, afternoon and graveyard).

This is a USW hourly position. Details of the collective agreement can be viewed at

These positions will remain open until filled.

Job Requirements

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor or Chargehand, you are required, to safely perform quality work, provide support services, and perform preventative maintenance processes that pertain to optimum mechanical performance of our Facility including, but not limited to:

  • Safe Work Practices, Ethics & Standards
  • Competencies in Hot Work & Lock Out Protocols
  • Welding repairs
  • Knowledge of Hydraulic Systems
  • Repair or replacement of Mechanical Components & Machinery
  • Rigging and Slinging
  • Troubleshooting Mechanical Machinery

Preferred candidates will be Red Seal Certified.


**Internal candidates should apply to this posting and contact Recruitment to let them know of your interest.