Job Posting


Salary: $42.29/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: Technical Training
Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Construction Millwrights and Industrial Mechanics (Except Textile) (7311)
NOC Job Title: Millwright
Expires in 103 days
Expires: 2019-08-06
Last Updated: 2019-04-10

Job Number: 556669

Job Location(s)

Fort Nelson, British Columbia
Port Alberni, British Columbia

Job Description

This job is posted by an employment agency or third party on behalf of the employer.

Employer Name: N/A
Industry Title: Other Wood Product Manufacturing (3219)

How would you feel about living the island life? Our client, Western Forest Products, is seeking a Millwright to join their team in beautiful Port Alberni, BC. This role is responsible for safe maintenance and repair of facility equipment at their sawmill. In return, our client offers competitive wages, benefits, and support for developmental improvement. Western Forest Products is known for their sustainable forestry practises, advancement opportunities for employees, and for their dedication to creating a safe and happy workplace. If you are a motivated team player with a strong work ethic, then this is the place for you! For more info, give us a call at 1-855-733-7325 (RED)-(SEAL), text 250-483-5954, or apply online today! 

Port Alberni is a waterfront community at the heart of the west coast of Vancouver Island, located about an hours’ drive from Nanaimo and about 35 minutes from Coombs. It is a gateway to the West Coast of Vancouver Island and the Pacific Rim National Park, Barkley and Clayoquot Sounds. The city offers a deep sea port, beautiful waterfront quays, an airport, a new hospital, and a well-developed array of recreational facilities.


Location: Port Alberni, BC.

Salary:  Up to $42.29/hr. Unionized.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package including dental, health and welfare benefits, and a defined contribution pension plan or other pension benefit as stipulated in collective agreement.

Shifts: Some flexibility required for weekends, vacation coverage, ect.

Education:  Red Seal Millwright ticket required.


  • 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.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot and repair mechanical components and machinery.
  • Welding repairs.
  • Rigging and Slinging.

Working Conditions:

  • Copy of Red Seal or Journeyman’s ticket required.
  • Drug and alcohol test required.
  • Ability to work in an environment containing wood dust.
  • Own tools required.

How to Apply

Expiring: Aug 06, 2019

Contact: Maki Morriss
Phone: 855-733-7325