Apprentice Millwrights

BC, Canada
Posted On Jul 25 2020 Aug 24 2020

NAC is currently seeking Apprentice Millwrights with heavy construction experience to join our team at our Greater Nanaimo Pollution Control Centre project located in Nanaimo, BC. Local candidates are preferred. These are not rotational positions.


4600 Hammond Bay Road, Nanaimo, BC.

Position Summary:


Under the direction of the Journeyperson Millwright, you will be responsible for assisting with installing, maintaining, troubleshooting and repairing of stationary machinery and mechanical equipment. This position requires experience working in the construction industry.  Specifically the practices, procedures, techniques, tools and equipment, materials, specifications, quality control and safety associated with this industry.  You must be proficient at the following tasks assigned.


Job Description:


  • Installing and maintaining industrial machinery
  • Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical equipment
  • Observe and comply with all health and safety regulations and ensures any apprentices under your direction comply
  • Operate and maintain tools and equipment
  • Knowledge of mechanical blueprints and shop drawings
  • Operate builders level/laser level
  • eagerness to install/plumb/level drive mechanisms, pumps, mixers and various other process equipment
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to give clear direction to other workers
  • Handle and transport job materials to the work area as needed
  • Perform other related duties, including minor duties of other trades where certification is not required and the work does not exceed own limitations



  • Must be a registered Millwright apprentice
  • 1-3 years of experience working in the heavy construction environment
  • Possess personal basic hand tools
  • Hoisting and rigging experience
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures
  • Ability to operate required equipment in a safe and responsible manner
  • Time management skills
  • Receptive to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.
  • Valid WHMIS, Aerial Work Platform, Fall Arrest and Confined Space certificates are required

NAC Offers:


  • Competitive compensation
  • Opportunities for career growth, development and advancement, including financial assistance
  • Comprehensive benefit plan (dental, vision, health, etc.)
  • Employee & Family Assistance Program
  • Excellent company matched pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plans
  • Additional time off between Christmas and New Year’s Day
  • Community involvement opportunities
  • Friendly working environment
  • Numerous team activities and various company events


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