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Boiler Operator

Company: West Fraser
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Boiler Operator
This role offers a challenging, diverse and exciting opportunity to become part of our Boiler team. The Boiler Operator will be trained and evaluated on all responsibilities during the trial period and must pass the equivalent of a state boiler operator's examination.
What you will do:

  • Demonstrate the ability to operate boiler in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate initiative and innovation by developing new ideas and initiating action and showing willingness to deviate from traditional approaches
  • Must demonstrate ability to fire boiler in a safe manner
  • Must become knowledgeable of boiler controls and purpose of each
  • Must become knowledgeable of boiler terminology
  • Must become proficient in drying lumber
  • Properly run boiler chemical tests
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to perform preventative duties
  • Demonstrate ability to perform hot work/cutting procedures
  • Must document maintenance problems and communicate with maintenance team members daily
  • Perform inspection of equipment; servicing and minor adjustments to the equipment (when necessary); cleaning of the equipment; documentation and reporting of results

    What you need to be successful:

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Detailed and accuracy oriented
    • Consistent, predictable attendance
    • Understand basic ASME Code for steam boilers
    • Working knowledge of batch and continuous dry kilns on drying lumber
    • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
    • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test and physical

      What will make you stand out:

      • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures to include performing safety observations, operate equipment according to safe work procedures and follow Zero Energy procedures.
      • Ability to anticipate problems and apply problem solving skills
      • Must be willing to perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
      • Ability to work rotating shifts, swing shifts, holidays and weekends; ability to work overtime and willing to be on-call 24/7

        Outstanding benefits package including:

        • Benefits Starting Day 1
        • Competitive starting pay
        • On-the-job training and
        • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
        • Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx Insurance
        • 401K with company match and fixed retirement contribution
        • Employee stock purchase program
        • Life Insurance and AD&D
        • Disability Insurance
        • Wellness Pay Program
        • EAP Program
        • Paid vacations and holidays

          If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser: /careers
          We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process. - Be sure to attach your resume to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. - No phone inquiries, please.
          West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. - We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).
          Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. - We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting within - many of our employees have built their careers with us.
          West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.
          West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

Keywords: West Fraser, Fort Smith , Boiler Operator, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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