West Fraser is a leading North American forest products company. Our goals are straightforward- leadership through profit, responsibility in communities, excellence in people and strength in products.

Our Hinton Division is seeking individuals with strong technical, leadership, planning, organization and interpersonal skills to fill the following positions:


The successful incumbents for these positions must have a Grade 12 Diploma from a recognized Canadian institution and have reached the age of legal majority in Alberta, and possess one of the following:

  • High School graduation including successful completion of two of the following subjects: Chemistry 20, Math 20, or Physics 20; OR
  • Pulp and Paper Technology Certification
  • A 4th Class Power Engineer Certificate

Applicants must be able to comprehend the pulp making process, have some mechanical inclination, be able to process information quickly, and be open to challenging and rewarding positions. The ideal candidates must show high motivational and organizational skills, must be reliable and committed, and must have strong interpersonal and communication skills while being able to effectively work in a team environment.

As part of the recruitment process, applicants must submit proof of educational requirements (transcripts) along with their resume in order for consideration. For applicants with international education, qualification assessments showing the Canadian equivalencies must be submitted at the time of application. Application deadline is August 31st, 2017. Late applications will not be considered. A math/science/reading comprehension test is required as part of the selection process.

Candidates must commit to six weeks of extensive training in the kraft pulp making process, basic tool management, and basic troubleshooting. At the end of the training period, candidates will be placed in the Labour Pool and will have opportunities to progress within various mill departments.

Training start date – September 25th, 2017

Our employees drive our success.  We believe in providing opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for someone who wants to build their career in our Company. Hinton Pulp offers a stable, rewarding career with competitive wages, an attractive benefits package, and a defined pension plan. This position is part of the Unifor Local 855 Union.

We are located in Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east of Jasper National Park, and 2½ hours west of Edmonton.   Hinton, set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, is a modern community of 10,000 offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families.  Our region is an outdoor enthusiast’s paradise, with exciting activities from skiing, snowmobiling, camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, and ATV trails.  Hinton features a full-service acute care hospital, major retail and restaurant chains, community parks and pools, and educational institutions for pre-school through to post-secondary.  To learn more, visit the Town of Hinton Web site: www.town.hinton.ab.ca.

To explore this exciting opportunity submit your resume and transcripts in confidence to Human Resources, Hinton Pulp, a Division of West Fraser Mills Ltd. via fax to (780) 865-8504; via e-mail to hinton_resumes@westfraser.com, no later than August 21st, 2017.

For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.