Northeastern British Columbia

Fort St John
Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Job Order # fsj344
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: LP Building Products
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Millwright
Starting Date: ASAP
Wages: LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.
Qualifications: LP Building Products is currently seeking a Millwright to join a dynamic team at their facility located in Fort St. John, BC.

Education & Experience

  • Red Seal Interprovincial Ticket.
  • Senior Secondary School (Grade 12) Education or equivalent.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Knowledge of equipment maintenance.
  • Time management and multi-tasking skills.
  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and writing skills.
  • Demonstrated coordination and mechanical ability.
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations.

Essential Functions

  • Ability to stand on feet for long periods of time, climb, bend, stoop, squat and lift.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces and at substantial heights.
  • Ability to use a respirator.
  • Ability to use a radio and effectively communicate with all departments.
  • Trained in fall protection and man lift operation.
Duties: Millwrights are part of the Maintenance team who maintain, repair, install, assemble and modify equipment to maximize uptime, quality and production.
  • Follow the company safety program.
  • Maintain a safe, clean and orderly work environment in the shop and all work areas.
  • Follow and help develop Safe Work Procedures.
  • Complete pre-job hazard assessments for all jobs that are not done on a regular basis and during upset conditions. Supervisors can assist if required.
  • Fill out log book if on shift.
  • Enter work requests and order parts and materials.
  • Train and mentor apprentices.
  • Inform supervisor of job progress and update weekly status of backlog work orders.
  • Complete and turn in work orders with relevant information that will help improve planning, and have details to help the next time the job is done. i.e. procedures, parts, tools, alignments.
  • Troubleshoot, adjust, and repair equipment as required.
  • Sign parts and material out of stores (including gloves) using employee ID#.
  • Complete, help develop, and improve PM's in the areas responsible for.
  • Maintains, repairs, installs, assembles and modifies equipment.
  • Consult with supervisors, planners, and engineers to determine the proper placement of equipment based on floor loads, workflow, safety measures, and other important concerns.
  • Lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during overhauls and preventative maintenance.
  • Reads and creates blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Use computers and office programs for maintenance work order systems.
  • Dismantles machine or moves machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and manlifts.
  • Constructs foundation for machines and structures, using hand tools and building materials, such as wood, cement, and steel.
  • Aligns machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs, machinist's dials and lasers.
  • Assembles machines, bolts, welds, rivets, or otherwise fastens them to foundation or other structures, using hand tools and power tools.
  • Operate machinery to grind, drill, file, and turn machine parts to dimensional specifications.
  • Install, repair and maintain plumbing and piping.
  • Install, repair and maintain airlines, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
  • Install robotic equipment and modify its program.
  • Welding, cutting and fabricating.
  • Maintain and monitor equipment using predictive and preventive technics. (Vibration analysis, stethoscopes, strobe lights and thermal imaging.)
How to Apply: Apply online at .

Requisition Number:  9154
Closing Date:  Until Filled

Job Order # fsj346
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: LP Building Products
Fort St John, BC
Job Title: Mechanical Supervisor II
Starting Date: ASAP
Qualifications: LP Building Products is currently seeking a Mechanical Supervisor to join a dynamic team at their facility located in Fort St. John, British Columbia.
  • Effective leadership, interpersonal, and motivational skills.
  • Knowledge of plant equipment, operations and predictive/preventative maintenance systems.
  • Knowledge of continuous operation manufacturing process and improvement process.
  • Knowledge of safety, quality and environmental requirements.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to use computer and supporting software for communication and analytical functions.
  • Demonstrated organizational and project management skills.
  • Proven budgeting and financial analysis skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints & P&ID schematics.


  • Associate's degree or vocational certificate in manufacturing operations or a related field preferred.


  • 4+ years' predictive/preventative maintenance systems experience.
  • Demonstrated supervisory or lead experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.


  • Plant & office environment.
  • Exposure to machinery, electrical sources, dust, chemicals, & loud noise.
Duties: To oversee mechanical maintenance department, diagnose equipment failures and repair problems as they arise. To supervise, coordinate and lead employees and activities within the Mechanical Maintenance Department in the areas of preventative and predictive maintenance.


  • Ensure safety of all employees and contractors working in operating unit or department by driving continuous improvement towards a true safety culture. This includes supporting all corporate safety programs; developing SOP's, identifying and eliminating hazards, and enforcing all safety rules.
  • Ensure compliance with all standards and programs (safety, environmental, quality, maintenance and manufacturing policies and procedures) within area of responsibility.
  • Supervise and develop mechanical maintenance department personnel, including training, performance management and scheduling activities. Assist with hiring process.
  • Schedule and assign preventative/predictive maintenance: including working with hydraulics, electrical, pneumatic, power-transmissions, welding, fabrication, vibration analysis, balancing, alignment, oil analysis and non destructive testing (NDT).
  • Oversee department inventory and inventory control.
  • Prepare departmental reports for internal distribution.
  • Supervise construction and installation of new equipment.
  • Recommend and implement measures to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product.
  • Work cooperatively with other departments to meet plant objectives, diagnose complex equipment problems, meet plant goals and manage department budget.
  • Maintain and manage equipment file system including: mechanical drawings, vendor manuals and information and change documents.
  • Maintain knowledge of industry-wide technological developments.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
How to Apply: Apply online at .

Requisition Number:  8628
Closing Date:  Until Filled

Job Order # fsj348
Date Posted: March 01, 2017
Full/Part-time: Fulltime
Employer/Location: Canfor
Taylor, BC
Job Title: Reliability Centred Maintenance Technician
Starting Date: ASAP
Qualifications: Required Skills
  • Red Seal Trade qualification is required, preference will be given to candidates with Millwright certification.
  • A strong industrial maintenance background and knowledge of industrial equipment are necessary.
  • Completion of an accredited CMVA Category 2, or Vibration Institute Level 1 course preferred, completion in two years after hiring required.
  • A willingness to learn new concepts, suggest improvements, and initiate change when necessary.
  • Strong leadership characteristics as well as decision-making, and trouble-shooting skills are an asset.
  • Attendance and participation in relevant training activities including Introductory Thermography and Oil Analysis will be required.
Duties: We currently have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Reliability Centered Maintenance Technician within our Maintenance and Operations team at Canfor Pulp Ltd. The RCM Technician will be responsible for condition monitoring and troubleshooting equipment, as well as advising maintenance and operations personnel on the diagnosis, possible corrective actions, and life expectancy of problem equipment throughout the mill.

If you are interested and qualified, here are some of the main components of the job:

  • At Canfor, Safety comes first. Safety must mean a lot to you and you must create a high level of awareness in the pulp mill environment. This includes compliance with all occupational health, industrial and safety policies.
  • Your focus will be to provide technical support in the resolution of maintenance problems as well as the development and implementation of improvements and modifications to improve equipment reliability.
  • You will play a key role in evaluating and utilizing current and new technologies for condition monitoring and diagnosis of equipment.

Here are the abilities you possess and role expectations:

  • You are familiar with vibration analysis, and will support the collection of vibration data in a timely manner.
  • You will provide detailed analysis of problem equipment and recommend solutions to improve or repair defective equipment when necessary.
  • You will complete reports on maintenance requirements.
  • You will provide support to the Operating teams including but not limited to, leading meetings, completing reviews, and facilitating failure analysis sessions.
  • You understand the process of thermography, and will be able to perform regular Infra-red camera inspections and analysis, while maintaining a collection of IR Routes.
  • You are comfortable with the use of sonic and ultrasonic devices for condition monitoring of equipment.
  • You will manage the oil analysis and sampling program.
  • You will review maintenance and intelligence data collected by software and hardware systems in place, and support other condition-monitoring tools provided.
  • You will monitor and review daily vibrating/noisy or high temperature alarms generated by software and hardware systems in place, and ensure proper corrective actions are taken to address any major concerns.
How to Apply: Apply online at .

Posting ID:  7046
Closing Date:  Until Filled