Cobalt Group
  • 03-Mar-2017 to 31-Dec-2017 (PST)
  • Grande Prairie, BC, CAN
  • TBA
  • Hourly
  • Shut Down

MILLWRIGHTS – For 2017 Shutdown Season in Grande Prairie area



When you submit an application for this selection process, you are not applying for any specific position, but to an inventory in anticipation of future vacancies. Applicants who meet the essential qualifications will have their application included in the inventory for this ongoing selection process. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment. 

Your application in this inventory will be active for 180 days

Cobalt Group specializes in the "Design – Build – Maintain" services providing a fully integrated, upper tier level of service in the industrial construction and maintenance arena across Western Canada.  We are seeking interest from persons looking for an exciting and rewarding career in positions that provide exposure to new environments, challenges and opportunities.

Safety is an integral part of our company's operating philosophy and is a key component of our overall success.  We are committed to the safety and well-being of our employees.

We are committed to working with, investing in and developing individuals who are driven to succeed in their chosen career.   We also provide competitive living-out allowance and travel benefits.

Qualified MILLWRIGHTS and apprentices interested in the various positions throughout British Columbia and Alberta are encouraged to apply.

MILLWRIGHTS Requirements:

  • Work from plans and blueprints to complete work which may include installing, maintaining, dismantling or overhauling of industrial machinery or equipment, conveyor systems, gearboxes, pumps, compressors, clutches, in a variety of industrial sectors facilities;
  • Complete installations, overhauls and repairs which require the use of hand tools and power tools;
  • Use lathes, milling machines and grinders to complete customize parts or repairs;
  • Complete routine tasks, such as lubrication of machinery, seal replacement, cleaning of parts during an overhaul and preventative maintenance;
  • Able to demonstrate good organizational skills, following policies, procedures and work practices, and developing improvements where necessary;
  • Conduct all work in accordance with our safety and quality policies and procedures;
  • Laser alignment skill is an asset;
  • Ability to complete assigned tasks under stressful situations;
  • Ability to work in outdoor weather conditions including heat, snow, rain;
  • Strong organizational, and time management skills, calm and positive attitude under pressure;
  • Represent the company in a professional manner and treat fellow team members with dignity and respect;
  • Journeyman – Provide mentorship support for apprentices;
  • Must be comfortable working at heights;
  • Maintain trade, legislative and company standards;
  • Good understanding of the English language;
  • Good communication, oral and written skills;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to pay attention to the minute details of a project or task;
  • Driven to perform all tasks to the best of one's ability;
  • Ability to comprehend complex technical topics and specialized information;
  • Perform all duties in a safe and efficient manner according to company and OSHA safety guidelines and wear the proper protective equipment as required.


  • This work position is required to work in sawmill, pulp mill, mining or OSB environments;
  • While performing duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to work near moving mechanical parts; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock;
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles such as dust; extreme heat (non-weather) and vibration;
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud;
  • May have to lift heavy objects and work in awkward positions while bending, stooping, or standing to work overhead;
  • Millwrights may work outdoors, often in inclement weather, or indoors, sometimes in a confined area designed to contain sparks and glare. When working outdoors, they may work on a scaffold or platform high off the ground.
  • Standing
  • Walking
  • Lifting
  • Pulling and Pushing
  • Carrying
  • Grasping
  • Reaching
  • Stooping and Crouching
  • Color Determination
  • Speaking
  • Listening

***Essential functions and basic duties have been included. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate.


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  • Pre-screening  questionnaire (it is important to answer each question in order to be considered for the position)
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