Nov 06, 2020

Millwright Apprentice

  • CB Supplies
  • Surrey, BC, Canada
Full time Construction Skilled Labor

Job Description

We are a growing plastics manufacturing company in south Surrey. We are currently looking to add to our Maintenance Team, as new projects come up and operations expand. Our Maintenance Team works in a manufacturing environment which is dynamic and full of opportunities to learn new skills and gain experience. We encourage growth and we invest in employees that demonstrate commitment. The successful candidate for this position will benefit from years of experience in the department and have the opportunity to focus on areas that interest them.

The ideal candidate would describe themselves as a “self-starter”, and they would be able to work with minimal supervision. They would have a basic understanding of electro-mechanical systems, machining, welding/fabrication, material properties and maintenance, as well as having troubleshooting skills. This position would answer to the Maintenance Manager and/or Plant Manager. In addition to regular inspection and maintenance, this position would also involve a large amount of fabrication and welding.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Complete maintenance projects; fabrication
  • Building maintenance and regular inspection
  • Troubleshoot and resolve electro-mechanical issues
  • Participate in weekly department meetings
  • Ensure maintenance shop is organized and safe; moving towards 5S and lean practices
  • Maintain and repair warehouse machinery; forklifts, pallet jacks, and company vehicles


  • 3rd or 4th Year Millwright Apprentice (Will also consider Automotive and Welding/Fabricating Apprentices)
  • Need to have a strong mechanical aptitude
  • Need good analytical and critical thinking skills to troubleshoot and resolve technical issues
  • Basic welding/fabricating skills and experience
  • Basic machining skills and experience
  • Experience with pumps, boilers, electro-mechanical systems, vehicles, pneumatic and hydraulic systems
  • Valid Class 5 Drivers License
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is an asset
  • Experience with plastic extrusion equipment is an asset
  • Experience with Fiix or other CMMS software is an asset
  • Forklift certification/experience is an asset
  • Experience with 5S is an asset


  • Wage will be based on schooling level and experience, wages will be compettive
  • MSP, extended health, safety boot allowance, and safety prescription eye wear allowance

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