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Maintenance Technician - Hiring Now!

Company: West Fraser
Location: Maplesville
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America and the largest softwood lumber producer globally! Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within - many of our employees have built their careers with us. This position is a mid-to-advanced level position in the Maintenance Department which is responsible for the execution of Maintenance work. It requires a high level of technical knowledge and a basic understanding of the Sawmill process. Required skills :

  • 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 bobs
  • 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 bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit
  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools
  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit, using hand tools and power tools Other Requirements :
  • Must have High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be safety orientated and comply with ZES
  • Must have welding experience (GMAW and SMAW)
  • Must have cutting Torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts
  • Must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen, physical, reference check and background check Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:
    • Benefits starting Day 1
    • Competitive starting pay
    • On-the-job training
    • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
    • Medical
    • Dental
    • Vision
    • 401k with company match & retirement contribution
    • Employee stock Purchase Plan
    • Life Insurance
    • Disability Insurance
    • Paid vacations and holidays Active employees hired before September 30, 2022, will receive payment in January 2023. Safety is one of West Fraser s core values and our employees can expect a challenging, stable work environment with career development opportunities. Apply with us: 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: 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

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