Website Lakeland Mills Ltd


A step in the right direction!

We have an exciting opportunity for a Certified Millwright at Lakeland Mills in Prince George, BC!

About Us

Sinclar Group Forest Products Ltd. is an integrated wood products manufacturing company with operations throughout north-central British Columbia. Since 1962 the dedicated team at Sinclar Group has been building strong and stable businesses by encouraging leadership and innovation in our workforce, upholding the family values that framed our beginnings, and respecting the needs of the communities in which we all live and work.

Working with integrity is fundamental to the Sinclar Group of Companies. The health and safety of our employees, our commitment to responsible environmental stewardship, ethical dealings with our business partners, and contributing to the economic and social fabric of the communities in which we operate define the essence of who we are.

Lakeland Mills, a division of Sinclar Group Forest Products since 1973, has developed a global reputation for producing premium quality stud lumber. When you see the distinctive Lakeland “blue,” you know you’re working with the best.

While our focus is meeting the needs of our customers, our success is driven by our people.

The Opportunity – Certified Millwright (Planer Mill)

As part of our Maintenance team, the Certified Millwright is responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation & modification of all planer related equipment to safely maximize, uptime, quality and productivity. As the successful candidate, you are a skilled individual that is passionate about your chosen career. In addition to troubleshooting process maintenance issues, you are innovative in preventative maintenance practices with an ability to adapt quickly to changing demands and priorities. As someone who understands the utmost importance of safety, you will also contribute to a healthy and respectful work environment.


  • Journeyman (Red Seal) Millwright Certification
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety as a priority
  • Strong background in heavy industry and/or construction
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process is an asset as well as experience with welding procedures and equipment reliability
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills
  • Positive interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • High energy and initiative
  • Available to work day, afternoon, graveyard or weekend shifts

Compensation is based on the collective agreement hourly rate with a competitive benefits package.


Deemed “BC’s northern capital,” Prince George is a lively city of 80,000 people situated in the heart of British Columbia. With early roots as a forest industry town, Prince George’s economy has diversified substantially over the years. Today it is a major center for resource and transportation activity and a service center for communities across the north. It has a thriving economy that offers full opportunities for recreation, housing, employment, education, dining, entertainment and culture.

Join Our Team!

If you are interested in joining an organization that is committed to sustainable growth and innovation while supporting healthy and vibrant communities, please forward your résumé, in confidence, to:

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The initial review of applications will begin immediately.

We thank all applicants for their interest however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

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