This position requires an individual who will perform a variety of tasks related to the safe and efficient application of the technical skills and knowledge to maintaining industrial machinery, conveyors and mechanical systems associated with the manufacturing of forestry products.

Preventative and predictive maintenance practices and zone-based maintenance are an integral part of our Maintenance program.

This role offers a challenging, diverse and exciting opportunity to become part of our Maintenance team.

What you will do:

  • Repair and maintain industrial equipment to include conveying systems, major machine centers such as debarkers, canters, gang saws, and edgers
  • Able to read and understand drawings and printed instructions
  • Must be a self-starter who can work safely under high pressure situations
  • Possess basic understanding in line ups of pumps, sheaves, sprockets, machine centers
  • Must be able to move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks
  • Adjust tension on nuts and bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts
  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb tools
  • Assemble and install equipment, using hand tools and power tools
  • Lay out mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with power drill
  • Replace defective parts of machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts
  • Level bed-plate and establish center line, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
  • Attach moving parts and sub-assemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools

What will make you successful:

  • High School Diploma/GED or a minimum of 2 years in a manufacturing environment or one year Wood Products.
  • Demonstrated leadership or supervisory experience.
  • Demonstrated math and reading comprehension skills.
  • Demonstrated/working knowledge of a computer hardware and software.
  • Have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Have a demonstrated pattern of safe behavior.
  • Be willing to acquire additional education / skills via continuing training courses as necessary or required.
  • Capable of working effectively with the shift Supervisor in seeing the needs of the shift and department.
  • Must be able to work weekends, holidays and overtime when needed.
  • Successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical and background check
What will make you stand out:

  • Willing to work rotating shifts
  • Ability to work overtime and willing to be on-call to support 24/7 operations

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

Benefits starting Day 1
Competitive starting pay

Wellness Pay Program
On-the-job training and
A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within

401k with company match
Life Insurance
Disability Insurance
Paid vacations and holidays
Safety is one of West Fraser’s core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities.


If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, internal promotions, training, safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world’s largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB). We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace