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West Fraser offers a range of exciting career opportunities for individuals seeking challenging and rewarding careers. Slave Lake Veneer is currently recruiting for an Industrial Mechanic (Certified Millwright).

You'll Do:
• Work in a safe manner using proper PPE
• Maintenance of pumps, conveyors, compressors, mechanical systems, rollers & chains, bearings and hydraulics involved in the manufacturing process
• Undertake preventative maintenance program for equipment
• Read blueprints, diagrams, and schematic drawings to repair equipment
• Operate hoisting and lifting devices to position machinery and parts during the assembly, installation, set-up and repair of equipment and machinery
• Inspect and examine machinery and equipment and repair as required
• Repair and assemble hydraulic equipment and cylinders
• Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for improvements and savings
• Verify and document repairs made

You have:
• A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial... Journeyperson Millwright certification
• Ability to read blue prints, plans and schematics
• Mechanical aptitude; excellent problem solving skills
• Commitment to working safely and creating a safe work place
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to work independently with little supervision
• Organizational and planning skills
• Must be able to work various shifts
• Mill experience, preferred

Compensation Package:
• The hourly pay rate for this position may vary depending on experience, education, and location.
• Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, pension, life insurance, disability, accident insurance, vacation, and holidays.

Your Workplace Location:

Positioned in Slave Lake, Alberta, our team enjoys a prime location amidst the region's tranquillity, just minutes away from the serene shores of Slave Lake itself. Situated in northern Alberta, Slave Lake offers a peaceful retreat surrounded by stunning natural landscapes. Slave Lake is not just a location; it's a welcoming community with a population of residents who enjoy a high quality of life. Whether you're an individual seeking adventure or a family looking for a serene setting, Slave Lake offers the perfect blend of opportunity and lifestyle. To discover more about Slave Lake and its offerings, visit the official Slave Lake website at www.slavelake.ca.

About Us:

We make renewable, wood-based building products for the world, contributing to a more sustainable future. Today, West Fraser is one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable wood-based building products, with more than 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Europe. From responsibly sourced and sustainably managed forest resources, West Fraser produces lumber, engineered wood products (oriented strand board, laminated veneer lumber, medium-density fibreboard, plywood, and particleboard), pulp, newsprint, wood chips, other residuals, and renewable energy. West Fraser’s products are used in home construction, repair and remodelling, industrial applications, papers, tissue, and boxes.

What makes us stand out is our people-first approach. We value internal growth and continuous learning. Join us, and you'll enjoy competitive pay, great benefits, and an excellent pension plan, all in a supportive environment where your voice matters.


At West Fraser, we strongly believe promoting diversity and inclusion is essential to our success. Our commitment to creating inclusive workplaces is reflected in our core values, and we constantly strive to foster a culture that values and respects every individual’s unique background and perspective. By joining us, you will have the opportunity to be a part of a team dedicated to shaping a brighter future by embracing diversity and promoting inclusivity. Join our team at West Fraser and help us build a more diverse and inclusive community.


West Fraser is fully committed to sustainable forest management as defined in our environmental policy, which is reflected in every aspect of our work. We adopt new technologies and innovations to create exceptional building materials. Wood products are a natural, renewable, recyclable, and environmentally sustainable choice for consumers who prioritize sustainability.

Sustainability Report | West Fraser

Learn more about us!

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