A day in the life - what it's like

Wondering what a career as an Interfor millwright is like? We’ve got that covered here.

Millwrights are responsible for performing mechanical repairs and maintenance on heavy industrial equipment in the sawmill, planer mill, and/or boiler kiln areas.

On a typical day, you could be working on any of these duties:
   • Machine setup, troubleshooting, repairs and preventive maintenance of sawmill, planer mill, kiln and boilers.
   • Read and interpret diagrams, service/equipment manuals and work orders to determine work procedures.
   • Operate rigging equipment and dollies to move heavy machinery and parts.
   • Fit bearings, align gears and shafts, attach motors, and connect couplings and belts to precise tolerances.
   • Align and test equipment and make any necessary adjustments.
   • Perform predictive and operational maintenance using procedures such as vibration analysis, and repair or replace defective parts when necessary.
   • Service and repair hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical control systems.
   • Do fabrication and welding, as well as maintain an inventory of replacement parts.


Why Interfor

At Interfor, you’ll be working with the industry’s latest technologies and innovations in clean, safe and modern mills. We’ve invested close to $1 billion into our facilities and systems and we continue to grow in exciting directions.

Interfor has a plan to unleash your potential and launch your career. We provide practical, meaningful experiences working alongside the best in the industry – dedicated people who care about your success. We bring out the best in all of our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, education and great benefits.

Who we are

We conduct ourselves with honesty and integrity.  

We respect, value and engage our employees.

We embrace world-leading safety and environmental standards.

We are strategic, fact-based and proactive.

We strive for excellence in everything we do.

We are responsible for our own success.