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Millwright – Peace River, Alberta

Position: Millwright
Company: Canadian Silica Industries Inc.
Location: Peace River, Alberta

Canadian Silica Industries Inc. operates an open pit silica mine and runs a wet process plant and a dry plant to produce industrial and quality grade frac sand for the market.

We are currently searching for a permanent, full-time Millwright to complement our team at our site in Peace River, Northern Alberta. This position will report to the Maintenance Lead.

This is a site-based position and the successful candidate must be willing to relocate.


  • Perform needed preventive maintenance and necessary repair works of all plant equipment at the site.
  • Inspect, test, diagnose, troubleshoot and do the necessary maintenance and repairs of plant equipment like conveyors, pumps, screens, cyclones, hydrosizers, clarifiers, dryer, baghouse, etc.
  • Demonstrate thorough knowledge and principles to install, dismantle, reassemble, replace, repair, and adjust parts and components of equipment, as assigned.
  • Perform miscellaneous tasks as assigned.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Ability to read and understand drawings, blue prints and schematics.
  • Ability to organize, plan daily tasks, and make decisions with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to utilize the Microsoft Office suite
  • Must have a valid red seal license to work in Alberta
  • Must have common core certificates for a mining operation environment
  • Minimum 2 years solid experience as Millwright

Human Resources Department
Fax: (403) 767-9932

We encourage all who are qualified and interested to apply in confidence, however, only those in consideration will be contacted.