Journeyman Millwright/*Apprentice Millwright

Category: Operations
Location: Taber
Posted: July 23, 2018


Lantic Inc. was established in 1890 and has grown into a leading sugar refining facility that employs over 1000 employees across three plants which are located in Montreal, Taber and Vancouver, with a blending facility in Toronto.

The Taber plant is powered by about 150 permanent employees, and is Lantic Inc.’s only sugar beet refining factory that uniquely produces 100% Canadian product. The Taber plant is proud to produce minimal waste, and is complete with a state-of-the art waste water treatment plant.

Main Responsibilities

As a Journeyman Millwright/*Apprentice Millwright in the maintenance team, you will:

  • Participate in the mechanical preventive maintenance program for processing, packaging and distribution equipment. Conduct planned preventive maintenance and keep maintenance records.
  • Accurately record repairs and maintenance performed.
  • Basic computer skills and ability to perform accurate information transfer into a CMMS programme.
  • Must be willing and able to work a rotating shift schedule consisting of day, afternoon and night shifts and occasional weekend shifts and call-out duty.


  • Commitment to work in a safe and efficient manner (adherence to Lock Out-Tag Out, Confined Space, Fall Protection, Hot Work, Arc Flash and other applicable regulations and practices).
  • Basic understanding of mechanical equipment, including pumps, scrolls, conveyors, reducers, and packaging equipment.
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot mechanical problems
  • Food industry experience is an asset
  • Able to work independently and within a team environment.
  • Superior troubleshooting skills
  • Solid background in industrial and production maintenance
  • You have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to work with others to perform all aspects of maintenance activities.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes would be an asset


  • Alberta Journeyman Millwright Red Seal certification or equivalent Canadian journeyperson certification with Interprovincial Red Seal or *Qualified Millwright requiring hours to complete trade.
  • Completion of grade 12 or a GED and a minimum of 5 years related work experience or *proof of hours worked/completed as an apprentice in the Millwright trade.

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