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Are you an Industrial Mechanic looking for your next career opportunity?  Our client is a fourth-generation, family-owned company that has grown to include ten sawmills in Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia. The company has avoided curtailments and are looking to grow their business.   This is a key role in the maintenance department to provide repair and maintenance of sawmill equipment.   If you are looking for a career with potential advancement, this job is for you! If you’d like to learn more, give us a call at 1-855-733-7325, text 250-483-5954, or apply online now!

Burns Lake, BC is a small, affordable, community with much to offer in the way of beautiful scenery and choice of summer and winter outdoor activities such as: fishing, hiking, mountain biking, rock climbing, boating, snowmobiling, hunting and cross-country skiing.  Great houses and acreages are available at prices not seen in most places in western Canada. The village is located at the heart of the Lakes District in the center of the province, an area boasting 4,828km/3,000mi of lake shore line.  The town serves as a hub for the local logging, saw milling, and mining industries.  Prince George is approximately 2.5 hour drive from Burns Lake.


Salary: $44,08/hr.  Pay rate as per current Collective Agreement.

 

Benefits: Comprehensive Benefit Package as per current Collective Agreement.  Our client works jointly with local Indigenous bands and provides equal opportunity for employment including Indigenous status privileges.

 

Shifts: Must be able to work various shifts, no graveyard shifts.

 

Education: Red Seal or Journeyperson Millwright Ticket.  Copy of ticket required.

 

Experience:

  • Maintenance experience in a sawmill, manufacturing or other heavy industrial environment.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Dedicated to safe work practices.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, mechanical equipment and processes.

  • Competencies in Hot Work & Lock Out Protocols.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Creative mind and strong troubleshooting skills.

Working Conditions:

  • Medical and physical tests required.

  • Ability to work in an environment containing wood dust.

  • Own tools required.

  • Information Ordering —He/she must be able to demonstrate the ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations).

  • Visualization — The millwright must have the ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.

  • Near Vision — He/she must also have the ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).

  • Manual Dexterity — The individual must have the ability to quickly move his/her hand, his/her hand together with his/her arm, or his/her two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.

  • Multi-limb Coordination — The millwright must have the physical ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.


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