Journeyman Millwright
Vancouver, BC, CA
2d ago

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Lafarge is recruiting Journeyman Millwrights to maintain, improve, and optimize the mechanical operations for our Cement Plant located in Richmond, BC.

This is a permanent, full time, hourly opportunity.


The primary responsibilities of this position are : keeping all plant production and service equipment in reliable operating condition and maintenance of equipment on the Plant.

Millwrights at the Richmond Cement Plant preform planned and break down maintenance on a variety of large industrial equipment (including but not limited to) :

  • Large roller supported Rotary Cement Kilns
  • Ball mills
  • Large gearsets
  • Impact crusher, Nordberg and Clemro Jaw Crusher
  • Fans , Blowers, wet and dry screw compressors, Sliding vane compressors.
  • Belt conveyors, bucket elevators, pneumatic conveyors, air gravity conveyors, drag conveyors, screw conveyors.
  • Service and repair gearboxes, clutches, pumps, and vibrating screens.
  • Safety :

  • Demonstrates a commitment to communicating, improving and adhering to safety policies in all work environments and areas
  • Ensures that all work is performed in a safe and efficient fashion. The safety of the individual, coworkers, customers, and the general public is the primary requirement of any and all tasks undertaken.
  • Operations :

  • Proactively addresses breakdown events with a sense of urgency without compromising safety or product quality requirements.
  • Actively inspects and monitors all mechanical equipment to ensure the majority of tasks performed are preventative rather than breakdown maintenance.
  • Constantly in pursuit of building and maintaining a best possible group of facilities.
  • Teamwork and Communication :

  • Works both individually and as part of a team to accomplish goals.
  • Regularly communicates with operational and delivery coworkers and managers to identify and remove constraints of a mechanical or process nature.
  • Keeps managers informed and takes responsibility for actions and decisions, both good and bad.
  • Education :

  • Journeyperson status.
  • Preference to dual ticketed.
  • Experience and Skill Set :

  • Minimum two (2) years heavy manufacturing / mining experience.
  • A commitment to working safely.
  • Troubleshooting skills.
  • Self-starter : Capacity to work as part of a team and independently.
  • Ability to work in various work environments (hot and cold).
  • Reliable and dependable.
  • LafargeHolcim

    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.

    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.

    Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014.

    With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.

    We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.

    We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.

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