Millar Western’s Whitecourt Wood Products Division is seeking a Journeyman Millwright/Welder to work as part of a team providing operational repairs and maintenance services to its sawmill operation.

The ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will have several years of experience in a lumber mill environment as well as above average skills in troubleshooting, mechanical and welding repairs, and organizational skills.  Experience with computerized maintenance systems, predictive and preventive maintenance, hydraulic troubleshooting as well as Servo and proportional systems and equipment rebuild experience will be considered assets.

This position will follow a 5-4 schedule and candidates are required to have their own basic tools.  This position offers competitive wages and an excellent benefits package.

Why work for us?

Millar Western is a privately-owned, Alberta-based company that has been active in the forest products business for more than a century. Operating high-tech lumber and pulp mills supplied by woodlands teams recognized for leadership in sustainable management, the company provides stable, full-time employment to more than 600 people at operations located in lively, friendly, communities that offer excellent quality of life.

The company offers:

  • a competitive wage and benefits program, that includes a pension plan, comprehensive dental and health insurance and a profit-sharing plan
  • a commitment to the highest safety standards, with a safety program recognized under initiatives such as Partners in Injury Reduction, Work Safe Alberta and the Premier’s Award for Healthy Workplaces
  • a collaborative and respectful work environment that values the skills of our people and encourages them to take on new challenges and advance within the organization
  • a chance to live where you work – no commuting or camps

Your career starts here.

Application Deadline: February 15, 2019

Send resume and cover letter to

Millar Western thanks all applicants in advance; only those chosen for an interview will be contacted.