Millwright Pre-Apprentice

Millwright Pre-Apprentice, Georgetown,

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented lumber company with operations in Canada and the United States. We have an annual production capacity of 3.9 billion board feet and offer one of the most diverse lines of lumber products to customers around the world.

What We Offer

Interfor is where excellence meets opportunity. We invest in your success by positioning you alongside the best people in top quartile mill facilities located in great communities across North America. In the past decade, we’ve infused close to $1.5 billion into modern facilities and systems that employ the latest technologies.

Interfor is one of the largest lumber companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success.

We are currently recruiting for a Millwright
Pre-Apprentice. This is a
developmental position for those interested in pursuing a career in industrial
mechanical maintenance. In this role, you
will have the opportunity to learn about the responsibilities and duties of a
Millwright, and experience what it’s like to work on the Maintenance team at
Interfor. In addition, you’ll learn
about basic care of equipment, machine parts and supplies, and important safety
practices while you develop your mechanical maintenance skills. Pre-Apprentices are expected to meet the eligibility
requirements and apply for the next available cohort of the Interfor Millwright
Apprenticeship program within one year.

What You’ll Do

  • Learn about machine and equipment maintenance, operation and lubrication from machine operators, lubrication technicians, and millwrights.
  • Assists Millwrights on installation and repair jobs i.e., hot work safety, help to prepare for jobs (setup, parts, tools, and supplies), and other support as needed.
  • Perform basic care and preventive maintenance such as cleaning and lubricating tools and machinery.
  • Assist in kitting parts/supplies for work orders and report low inventory levels to supervisors.
  • Adhere to all safety policies and standards at all times i.e., Lock Out/Tag Out, pre-work hazard assessments (PWHA), personal protective equipment (PPE), hot work, fall protection, ladder safety, housekeeping, etc.
  • Report any safety related issues to management immediately.
  • Support operations by filling in for operators as needed to help continue operations.
    Perform other duties as assigned.

What You Offer

  • Record of understanding and adherence to safety policies and standards, i.e., PPE, PWHA, Lock Out/Tag Out, Hot Work, Fall Protection, Ladder Safety, housekeeping, etc.
  • Prior experience working in an industrial manufacturing environment, preferred.
  • Ability to successfully complete a mechanical aptitude assessment and meet the physical requirements of the position (walking, standing, sitting, stairs, ladders, bending and lifting, up to 50 pounds).
  • Detail oriented, organized, and action oriented.
  • Great attendance, be willing to work as a team, and take pride in your performance.
  • Basic computer skills.
  • Able to work flexible schedules, i.e., weekends, varying shifts, holidays, extended hours, etc.
  • Commitment to meeting eligibility requirements of the Interfor Millwright Apprenticeship program and applying for the program within one year.
  • High School Diploma/GED preferred. Technical mechanical maintenance training, a plus.
  • Basic math and reading skills. Ability to score 3 or higher on SC Work Keys (Applied Math, Workplace Documents, and Graphic Literacy)

Who We Are
Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability. Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor provides local stability and opportunity. We help bring out the best in all our people by offering long-term, competitive jobs supported by training, continued development and great benefits.

  • Group Benefit Programs (Employee Medical, Dental, Vision Plans)
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Additional (Employee Paid) Life Insurance
  • HSA Medical Plan
  • 401(k) Matching Plan
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) & Paid Holidays
  • Employee Assistance Program

Training & Development Opportunities

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment drug test and background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.