Mechanical Engineer Co-op – Mcleese Lake, BC

West Fraser

West Fraser is a leading North American integrated wood products company. Recognized as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates, we continue to grow. Our goals are straightforward – excellence in people, responsibility in communities, leadership, profitability, challenge, and growth.We have an exciting 8-month co-op employment opportunity at the Cariboo Pulp & Paper mill for a mechanical engineering student starting in September 2022.MECHANICAL ENGINEER CO-OP  Reporting to the Engineering Superintendent, this will be an excellent opportunity to work in an industrial setting and learn about the Kraft pulp making process. The candidate will participate in the execution of engineering projects.Qualifications:Currently enrolled in 3rd or 4th year of a post-secondary mechanical engineering program with good grades (will consider 1st or 2nd year students)Interested in learning about the Kraft pulp making processBe able to communicate effectively in oral and written form with all levels of the organizationProblem solving and project management skillsAbility to work effectively in a team environmentHave the desire to learn, grow, and succeedEmbody the West Fraser traits of integrity, humility, teamwork, frugality, innovation, competitiveness, and respectYou will gain skills including:Health and safety awarenessProject managementJob planning and schedulingContracting and Coordinating work activitiesMaintenance EngineeringKnowledge of mill operationsUsage of business systemsOrganization and prioritizationTroubleshooting and problem solving Located in central B.C., Quesnel has a population of approximately 25,000 and features all major conveniences, including its own airport.  Quesnel offers affordable housing, modern recreational and educational facilities, regular community events, as well as unlimited recreational activities for the outdoor enthusiast.  It doesn’t take long to feel part of Quesnel’s welcoming community.We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those short-listed will be contacted.