Millwright - Career Fair Sept 19th! - Vancouver, WA

Employer: Western Forest Products

Job Description:
We’re having a Career fair!

Bring your resume to the Hampton Inn & Suites | 315 SE Olympia Dr. Vancouver, WA, September 19th from 3pm to 7pm. Our recruitment team will be screening for multiple openings on our production team. Positions include but are not limited to: Entry Team Members, Forklift and Log Yard Operators, Electricians, and multiple administrative positions.

Are you looking for a career and not “just a job”? Then this could be the right place for you! We are hiring for a number of experienced Millwrights for our Columbia Vista Division in Vancouver, WA.

We offer opportunities for growth and a long-term career, an energetic team-oriented environment, and most importantly a safe workplace. If you’re the type of person who likes to come to work, breathe the fresh air, learn new skills, and go home feeling like you’ve accomplished something, then this could be a great fit for you.

Our total rewards offering includes:

Hourly wage rate starting at $30.79, opportunities for increases based on experience.
Dental and Medical Benefits; employee premiums for base plan are 100% paid for by WFP
401(k) retirement savings plan
Shifts: Successful candidates will need to be available for a variety of day shifts -

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Friday - Monday (hours to be determined)
Successful candidates will be subject to pre employment and random drug testing, as well as background checks.


Millwrights are responsible for the repair and upkeep of the facility and all manufacturing equipment. Millwrights must apply knowledge of mechanical equipment, processes and techniques to perform tasks related to the industrial millwright trade, such as:

Troubleshoot and repair hydraulic/pneumatic systems, gears, reducers, bearings, sprockets, chains, belts and valves;
Cut, weld and fabricate components as needed;
Apply preventive maintenance practices to enhance operational effectiveness;
Assist electricians and other maintenance personnel in performing other tasks as needed;
Assist equipment operators as necessary and improve operator efficiency;
Communicate and apply new ideas to improve overall operations; and
Demonstrate best practices for safe operation of the facility and contribute to safety improvement efforts.

Certified Apprentice Millwright or Journeyman strongly preferred;
Maintenance experience in a manufacturing or other industrial environment;
Willing and able to work any shift, including days, afternoons, graveyards and weekends;
Maintain safe performance under pressure of operations;
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds; and
Ability to work in an environment containing wood dust.

Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of B.C. and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood products focus and diverse product offering. Our large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.

At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace. We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition.

We offer rewarding, impactful careers and we encourage all who share our goal of Defining a Higher Standard® to apply.


Contact Person: Scott Sesser
Phone: (360) 210-9722
Location: Vancouver, WA
Application Method:
Base Pay: $30.79/hr

Posted on August 30, 2022

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