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Millwright - Marine

locationLangley, BC, Canada
PublishedPublished: Published 2 months ago
ExpiresExpires: Expiring in 1 month
2 - 5 years
TrainingClass 5 Driver's License

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.


Looking to kick-start your career in construction? Lafarge has been recognized as Canada's best diversity employer for 2024. At Lafarge, we offer opportunities for growth and development, including pathways for career advancement, comprehensive training programs, apprenticeship sponsorship, matching RRSP, extended health benefits, and an employee wellness program. Join us and take the first step towards a fulfilling career today.

The role

Lafarge is recruiting a Journeyperson Millwright to maintain, improve, and optimize the mechanical operations for our Marine Shop located in Richmond, BC. This is a permanent, full-time, hourly opportunity. 


The primary responsibilities of this position are: keeping all plant production and service equipment in reliable operating condition and maintenance of equipment on the Plant. Millwrights at the Richmond Marine Shop perform planned and breakdown maintenance, including but not limited to:

  • Service, repair, and install bilge pumps, motors, gears/drives, and hydraulic/pneumatic system
  • Service and repair gearboxes, clutches, pumps, and vibrating screens.
  • Service and repairs to fixed belt conveyors and portable hydraulic conveyors
  • Service and repair the manual mooring winches and mooring lines.
  • Maintain paper and electronic records
  • Maintain shop equipment and Housekeeping.
  • Complete reports to record problems and work performed
  • Estimate parts and labor costs
  • Maintain safety, health, and environmental policies and procedures
  • Keep accurate records of work completed, parts used, and costs
  • All other duties as assigned


  • 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.

Qualification Profile


  • Journeyperson status
  • Preference to dual ticketed

Experience and Skill Set:

  • Minimum two (2) years of heavy manufacturing/mining/marine experience.
  • 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
  • Experience operating heavy equipment, specifically a loader would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in welding, fabrication & rigging
  • Valid driver's license
  • Must be able to work overtime, weekends, and evenings as required by management
  • Must be able to walk and stand for periods at a time


  • RRSP
  • Pension
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employee wellness programs
  • Apprentices sponsorship
  • Wage: $44.04 

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 

Years of experience

  • 2 - 5 years
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