Listed on the TSX, West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest products company. Recognized for the seventh time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Are you interested in working for a company that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding career path? Blue Ridge Lumber, a division of West Fraser Mills Ltd, is a state of the art facility which produces dimensional lumber. The plant is located near the towns of Whitecourt and Mayerthorpe, in central Alberta. Our Blue Ridge Lumber division has openings for:

Summer Students (May through August 2020)

Our applicants must currently be a student and a minimum of 18 years old. You are confident operating industrial equipment, performing cleanup and working a shift schedule. Our Summer Student pay rate is competitive.

Our ideal candidates will possess:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Our West Fraser values (including integrity, humility, teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respect)
  • The desire to learn, grow and succeed
  • Industrial experience and post-secondary education would be considered an asset
  • Commitment to safety

Our employees drive our success.  We believe in providing opportunities for growth and advancement and are looking for people who want to build their career in our company.

Blue Ridge is a family-friendly community located northwest of Edmonton and offers excellent year-round recreational activities.  Our mill and forest operations form an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to employees and families that live in the Blue Ridge area. To learn more visit: http://woodlands.ac.ca. A family business at heart since 1955, West Fraser values excellence in performance and people, challenge and satisfaction, and profitability and growth. We practice leadership in our field and responsibility in our communities. For more information on West Fraser and our current opportunities, visit our website at www.westfraser.com/jobs.

If this position sounds like the career for you, submit your application at www.westfraser.com/jobs click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

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