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Millwright - Journeyperson

locationVancouver, BC, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 1 month ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 2 months
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As a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions, Lafarge is enabling greener cities, smarter infrastructure and improving living standards around the world. With sustainability at the core of our strategy, we are becoming a net-zero company, with our people and communities at the heart of our success. We are driving circular construction as a world leader in recycling to build more with less. It’s all thanks to our 7,000 talented people around the world who are passionate about building progress for people and the planet through four business segments: Cement, Ready-Mix Concrete, Aggregates and Solutions & Products.

Lafarge people are passionate about finding better ways to build. They embrace innovation and improvement with a pioneering spirit. They work as trusted partners, creating better solutions and experiences for their customers, communities, and colleagues.


Lafarge is recruiting Journeyman Millwrights to maintain, improve, and optimize the mechanical operations for our Ready-Mix site in the Greater Vancouver Area.This is a permanent, full time, hourly opportunity. 

Why join the Lafarge Ready-Mix team?

  • Unionized environment
  • Good OT potential
  • Training opportunities
  • Benefits


The primary responsibilities of the Millwright are: keeping all plant production and service equipment in reliable operating condition and maintenance of equipment on the Plant. Millwrights at the preform planned and break down maintenance on a variety of industrial equipment (including but not limited to):

  • Compressors
  • Belt Conveyors
  • Boilers
  • Screw Conveyors
  • Service and repair Pumps, gearboxes, pneumatic systems.
  • Welding and Fabrication.


  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas
  • Ensures that all work is performed in a safe and efficient fashion. The safety of the individual, coworkers, customers, and the general public is the primary requirement of any and all tasks undertaken.


  • Proactively addresses breakdown events with a sense of urgency without compromising safety or product quality requirements.
  • Actively inspects and monitors all mechanical equipment to ensure the majority of tasks performed are preventative rather than breakdown maintenance.
  • Constantly in pursuit of building and maintaining a “best possible” group of facilities.

Teamwork and Communication:

  • Works both individually and as part of a team to accomplish goals.
  • Regularly communicates with operational and delivery coworkers and managers to identify and remove constraints of a mechanical or process nature.
  • Keeps managers informed and takes responsibility for actions and decisions, both good and bad.



  • Red Seal / Journeyperson Certification
  • Welding experience

Experience and Skill Set:

  • A commitment to working safely
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-starter: Capacity to work as part of a team and independently
  • Ability to work in various work environments (hot and cold).
  • Reliable and dependable


  • Payrate: $52.80
  • Vision
  • RRSP
  • Dental
  • Employee wellness program

As part of our dedicated focus on the health and safety of all employees, a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required

At Lafarge, there is endless opportunity for you to play your part. Whether you’re in a technical, managerial, or frontline role, you can shape a career that works for you. With us you’ll have the chance to embrace the passion we share for our planet. You’ll be encouraged to seek out diverse perspectives, share your ideas and build the skills and connections you need to perform at your best. Because it’s only when we work together in a culture where everyone thrives, that we can build the world we all want to live in.

Required education level

  • Trade certificate 
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