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Maintenance Technician

Company: West Fraser, Inc
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: July 16, 2021

Job Description:

Maintenance Technician

Riegelwood, NC

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.


The Maintenance Tech is responsible for mechanical repairs, maintenance, and PM's to equipment and rolling stock and installation of new equipment. These functions include but are not limited to cutting and welding, repairs to chains, sprockets, shafts, bearings, belts, sheaves, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, crane and rolling stock. These functions will be assigned through Work Orders, PM sheets, or on a as needed basis.


  • Ability to be self-motivated, work unsupervised
  • Must be able to understand and satisfactory complete WO's, PM's, and other tasks in a timely manner while following all Safety Requirements and Lock-Out Procedures
  • Must be available to work weekends, holidays, and overtime hours
  • Must furnish own hand tools
  • Must be physically capable of bending, reaching, lifting, and able to work in extreme environments, (hot, cold, rain, snow, etc.)
  • Able to work at heights


  • Must meet minimum testing standards for Maintenance
  • Must meet criteria of Maintenance Tech as outlined by In-House Test Standards:
    • Basic Cutting & Welding Skills - Stick, Wire and Torch                                                                                                
    • Capable of routine maintenance including bearings, shafts, sprockets, chains, sheaves, belts, couplings and alignment                                                                                                                                                                        
    • Perform basic rolling stock repairs: tires, filters, hoses, parts replacement


  • Two years experience in Industrial Maintenance including welding, hydraulics, and pneumatics
  • Courses or degree in Industrial Maintenance 

Our highly competitive compensation package includes:

  • Competitive starting pay along with on-the-job training and a culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Outstanding benefits package including medical, dental, 401k, life insurance, disability, paid vacations and holidays

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: www.westfraser.com

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please. A resume is required.

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


Keywords: West Fraser, Inc, Wilmington , Maintenance Technician, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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