Apprentice Millwrights

Job No: AP164719
Location: Delta, BC

  • Join an inclusive and progressive company
  • Get rewarded with highly competitive hourly wage including top-tier benefits
  • Travel and work for highly-sought after projects all over the country

About Millwrights Local Union 2736 

We are Millwrights Local Union 2736. Celebrating our 65th year in 2021, our rich history and skilled members, are vital in maintenance work for various industries in British Columbia. Our clients and projects reach far and wide within the province, representing approximately 400+ Red Seal millwrights, apprentices, and welders. As the single-biggest employer of apprentices in the province, we pride ourselves on inclusiveness and industry-leading training programs, that prepare our valued members to take on some of the most excitingly unique and challenging jobs all over the country. Today, we work in major industries that include hydro, nuclear, pulp and paper, solar power, space exploration, mining, and other industries.

For more information about us, our collective agreements, and various affiliations, please visit:

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About the Opportunity

Millwrights 2736 is seeking for multiple Apprentice Millwrights to join our team for various projects province-wide in BC. You will also get access to our Union Hall and Training Centre located in Delta, BC.

As a skilled Apprentice, you will assist in a wide range of duties involving the installation, repair, troubleshooting, and maintenance of machinery and related devices and systems.

With valuable training and different levels of experience, our Millwrights' varying tasks may include, but are not limited to:

  • Inspecting, repairing, cleaning, and maintaining industrial machinery and equipment
  • Installing, aligning, dismantling and moving stationary industrial machinery and mechanical equipment
  • Operating various machinery, such as hoisting and lifting devices, as needed
  • Operating lathes or grinders to build parts for maintenance of machinery and equipment
  • Cleaning, lubricating, and performing other routine maintenance work on machinery
  • Reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic drawings
  • Assisting the Journeyperson team members in daily tasks

If you're a Journeyperson Millwright looking for a new opportunity, we are currently accepting applications here

About You

To qualify, you must have at least a 2nd year level in a Millwright or Industrial Mechanic foundation program at one of the accredited colleges in BC. 

We strongly believe in investing in training, by providing the right tools for the right candidates to succeed in making this role their own. Our Members Courses and industry-leading training resources, provide an opportunity for motivated candidates with tenacity, positive attitude, and right mindset to join our well-established organization!

Lastly, Millwrights 2736 is an equal opportunity employer that fosters diversity, equity, and inclusion in its hiring practices. We celebrate our inclusive work environment and encourage candidates of all backgrounds and underrepresented sectors to apply. Embracing our differences and utilizing the strength of a diverse team, drive our success!

About the Benefits

Per collective agreement, hourly wage including vacation, holiday pay, and employer contributions for qualified 2nd year Apprentices is $45.60, with an increase to $48.15 after 6 months served and completed**.

Other benefits include:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage
  • A chance to upgrade skills in our Delta facility, or at our international training centre in Las Vegas
  • Travel, food, and lodging expense reimbursement
  • An opportunity to travel and work on highly-sought after projects all over BC and Canada
  • Long-term career growth 

**Hourly wage breakdown

  • Apprentice - 65% of Journeyperson Rate which is $29.64, plus:
    • 12% Holiday Pay paid out on every cheque; Pension of $6.75/hours earned; Health & Welfare of $2.735/hours earned
  • Apprentice Level 3 - 75% of Journeyperson Rate which is $34.20, plus:
    • 12% Holiday Pay paid out on every cheque; Pension of $6.75/hours earned; Health & Welfare of $2.735/hours earned
  • Apprentice Level 4 - 85% of Journeyperson Rate which is $38.76, plus:
    • 12% Holiday Pay paid out on every cheque; Pension of $6.75/hours earned; Health & Welfare of $2.735/hours earned

Upon joining Millwrights 2736, you will be welcomed into a supportive, collaborative, and close-knit team that takes pride in a job well done while having fun along the way. 

If you believe you have the motivation, tenacity, and the right mindset to take on a new role with us, apply now!

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Millwrights L.U. 2736 65th Anniversary

Millwrights Local Union 2736 was chartered in 1956 and on August 13, 2021 we celebrated our 65th Anniversary. We currently represent approximately 400+ Red Seal Millwrights, Apprentices, and Welders with over 75 contractors throughout the province of British Columbia and Canada. We also have affiliated Millwright Locals throughout Canada that we have supplied manpower to and also drawn upon their membership resources when needed during peak periods of employment.