Substation Operator Apprentice Job in Georgetown, LA
$1,500 Employee Referral Bonus
What you will do:
Must be willing to perform entry level lumberyard duties, housekeeping duties, including use of a shovel, ground keeping, painting, janitorial, etc.
Must be willing to stack various lengths of lumber
May be assigned tasked indoors and outdoors, no matter the weather conditions
Monitor lumber movement
Move lumber through the process ensuring no lumber cross-ups
Clear jammed lumber as necessary
Assist others as necessary
Perform quality checks
Perform safety observations
Follow all Safe Work Procedures
Follow all Zero Energy State procedures
Utilize downtime or slow time to enhance the appearance and productivity of the department
Perform all job assignments in an effective and timely manner with minimal supervision
Operate necessary equipment according to procedures
Monitor assigned area and related area visually and via monitor screen.
Remove/straighten out cross-ups using pike pole or picaroon
Inspection of equipment
Servicing and minor adjustments to the equipment (when necessary)
Assist maintenance with servicing of equipment
Cleaning of the equipment
Documentation and reporting of results
Daily greasing of necessary equipment and/or related equipment
What you need to be successful:
High School Diploma or GED
Minimum age of 18 years
Excellent safety record
Follow all safety criteria and contribute to the safety program
Follow all electrical safety standards
Willing to work any shift
Good written and oral communication skills
Good interpersonal skills
Excellent attendance record
Demonstrable mechanical aptitude
Basic maintenance skills
Capability to troubleshoot issues and diagnose problems within the department and/or related equipment.
Able to maintain or assist with maintaining the assigned area and/or related equipment.
Capability to perform preventative maintenance on your assigned machine
Able to climb ladders and work in elevated workplaces
Capable of working in tight close spaces
Ability to make quality control checks and adjustments at the assigned area and/or other related equipment.
Ability to keep the department clean and meet housekeeping standards.
Willingness and ability to learn and use some basic computer-related operating skills
Willing to train others within the department and/or related equipment
Willing to cross-train on other equipment
What will make you stand out:
Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment
With our highly competitive compensation package and outstanding benefits, you will get:
Benefits starting Day 1
Competitive starting pay
On-the-job training and a
A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
401k with company match
Paid vacations and holidays
*Active employees hired before September 30, 2022, will receive payment in January 2023.
If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please.
Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, a drug screen test, and a physical.
West Fraser is a diversified wood products company producing lumber, OSB, LVL, MDF, plywood, pulp, newsprint, wood chips, and energy with over 60 facilities in Canada, the United States, and Europe. We are the largest lumber producer in North America, a leading global manufacturer of wood-based panels, and the world's largest producer of oriented strand board (OSB).
We are a growing company, believe strongly in promoting from within, and pride ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous development. The successful candidate should be interested in future growth opportunities within the company. We offer a competitive benefits package including, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long-term disability, 401-k savings plans with company match, and vacation.
West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more vibrant workforce, safer operations, and a stronger company overall. We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, gender, national origin, or any other protected legal characteristic.
West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D & Drug-Free Workplace