Industrial Maintenance – Millwright – Now Hiring!

at West Fraser
Location Newberry, South Carolina
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Permanent

Description

West Fraser is looking for a Millwright for our Newberry, SC mill.

Responsibilities:

  • Repair and maintain industrial equipment to include conveying systems, major machine centers such as debarkers, canters, gang saws, and edgers
  • Must be a self-starter who can work safely under high-pressure situations
  • Possess basic understanding in line ups of pumps, sheaves, sprockets, machine centers

  • Able to move machinery and equipment, using hoists, dollies, rollers, and trucks

  • Adjust the tension on nuts, bolts, or position parts, using hand tools and measuring instruments, to set specified clearances between moving and stationary parts

  • Align machines and equipment, using hoists, jacks, hand tools, squares, rules, micrometers, and plumb bobs

  • Layout mounting holes, using measuring instruments, and drill holes with a power drill
  • Replace defective parts of the machine or adjust clearances and alignment of moving parts

  • Level bedplate and establish centerline, using straightedge, levels, and transit

  • Dismantle machines, using hammers, wrenches, crowbars, and other hand tools

  • Attach moving parts and subassemblies to basic assembly unit.

Requirement skills:

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Requires own basic tools

  • Safety orientated and comply with ZES

  • A minimum of one year of verifiable work experience as a Millwright

  • Welding experience (GMAW and/or SMAW)

  • Cutting Torch experience (Oxygen/Acetylene)

  • Must be able to work night/day shift

  • Must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen, physical, reference check, and background check

Our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits include:

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • Competitive starting pay
  • On-the-job training and promotion
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

Pay dependent upon experience.

Apply:

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser:

West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within - many of our employees have built their careers with us. West Fraser is a growing company that believes strongly in promoting from within and prides ourself on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace

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