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Cargill Millwright in Vancouver, British Columbia

Working at Cargill is an opportunity to thrive — a place to develop your career to the fullest while engaging in meaningful work that makes a positive impact around the globe. You will be proud to work for a company with a strong history of ethics and a purpose of nourishing people. We offer a diverse, supportive environment where you will grow personally and professionally as you learn from some of the most talented people in your field.

At Cargill we have a Culture of Safety , our goal is to return everyone safely back to their loved ones every day.

Job Description:

The Cargill Limited Grain Export Terminal located on the waterfront in North Vancouver, BC has an opportunity available for an Inter-Provincial Red Seal Millwright Journeyman to work as part of the maintenance team to ensure that all plant equipment is maintained and managed to the highest degree of reliability in a safe and cost effective manner. Reporting to Maintenance Supervisor, the Millwright Journeyman fabricates, assembles, installs, and repairs mechanical products and associated equipment.

Principal accountabilities:

  • Perform predictive maintenance and corrective maintenance on facility assets

  • Complete scheduled quantitative preventative maintenance inspections on critical equipment

  • Complete installation of new equipment

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

  • Maintain equipment, making repairs and modifications when necessary

  • Inspect individual parts, assemblies, and installations for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, scales, and micro-meters

  • Participate in safety meetings, training activities, and in the plant safety program

  • Maintaining a safe and clean work environment

  • Other duties as assigned

The current hourly wage for this position is $45.25 CAD.

This Full-time position is located in North Vancouver, BC; however please expect receiving calls from a 204 area code in case you are considered. Relocation assistance is not provided.


  • Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada

  • Possession of Inter-Provincial Red Seal Millwright Trade Certification

  • Ability to perform physical job duties which may include bending, lifting up to 50lbs, kneeling, climbing, crawling, and twisting safely, with or without a reasonable accommodation

  • Ability to work in elevated areas (4 feet and above)

  • Ability to work in varied indoor and outdoor conditions which may include heat, cold, dust, loud noise, etc., with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE)

  • Ability to understand and communicate in English (verbal/written)

  • High school diploma/GED or equivalent

  • Ability to work overtime including weekends, holidays, or different shifts with advance notice

  • Basic knowledge of industrial safety, food safety and environmental regulations with absolute commitment to safety


  • 3 years of industrial experience or more

  • Basic use of a computer and typing skills

  • Experience in grain industry or related food industries

  • Knowledge of maintenance reliability processes (predictive and preventative maintenance)

  • Working experience with different manufacturing materials (mild steel, stainless steel, AR plating, tiles, liners)

  • Experience with welding, fabrication, and pipe fitting

  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and layout drawings

  • Previous experience with laser alignment equipment, diesel equipment, conveyors, small and large gear boxes, or hydraulics

  • Strong work ethic and a desire to be part of a high-performing team

  • Experience operating a Powered Industrial Truck (PIT)/Forklift

    Position requires shift work: currently, days and afternoons on 6 days on, 3 days off rotation. (However, the possibility of future graveyard shifts may exist).

Please ensure diplomas, certificates and BCTQ are submitted online along with resume.

Unionized position with ILWU - Grain Workers Union, Local 333.

Hourly rate = as per the Collective Bargaining Agreement.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.

At Cargill, everyone matters and everyone counts. Cargill is committed to creating and sustaining an inclusive and diverse work environment where all employees are treated with dignity and respect. As such and in alignment with our Guiding Principles, Cargill's long-standing equal employment opportunity policy prohibits discrimination and harassment against any employee or applicant based on race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, marital status, family status, citizenship status, veteran status, military status, union affiliation, or any other status protected by law.

Cargill also complies with all applicable national and local laws and regulations pertaining to non-discrimination and employment.

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