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Millwright in Arlington, WA at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 9/19/2018

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Job Description

Western Forest Products is looking for a Millwright to join our Arlington Lumber Distribution and Processing Center, located in Arlington B.C.


This is a full-time hourly position as part of the Maintenance department. The maintenance team is responsible for the repair and upkeep of the facility and all equipment. Millwrights perform work related to the industrial millwright trade.


Millwrights must apply knowledge of mechanical equipment, processes and techniques to perform various tasks related to the industrial (apprentice or journey level) millwright trade, such as:

  • Apply knowledge of mechanical equipment and processes
  • Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic/pneumatic systems, gears, reducers, bearings, sprockets, chains, belts and valves
  • Cut, weld and fabricate components as needed
  • Apply preventive maintenance practices to enhance operational effectiveness
  • Assist electricians and other maintenance personnel in performing other tasks as needed
  • Assist equipment operators as necessary and may provide operator relief for operation of process equipment
  • Assist with clean-up mill-wide
  • Demonstrate best practices for safe operation of the facility and contribute to safety improvement efforts

Job Requirements


Skills, knowledge and experience:

  • Maintenance experience in a sawmill, manufacturing or other industrial environment
  • Willing and able to work any shift, including weekends.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to work in an environment containing wood dust
  • Certified Apprentice Millwright or Journeyman strongly preferred

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.
Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.


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