Millwright Journeyperson

Job No: FME144
Location: Saskatoon

Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing is currently recruiting for the position of a Millwright Journeyperson. Fortis is a strong leader in Canadian mining, and we pride ourselves on the work we do, and the people and communities we work with. The Millwright’s primary responsibilities include installing or dismantling machinery and equipment according to equipment diagrams & specs, blueprints, and other diagrams. This position also requires that the Millwright troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, hydraulic, or pneumatic problems with associated equipment. Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test will be required as a condition of employment.  

To command a strong reputation for quality and excellence, Fortis believes that knowledgeable people are crucial assets. We hire and develop the best people who are dedicated, ethical, and committed to continuous improvement.


  • Recertify and repair equipment
    • Inspect machinery as it arrives, unload parts, and assemble with the safe and effective use of hand and power tools
    • Relocate unassembled equipment as it arrives, positioning the machinery and pieces needing to be assembled, using hoists, dollies, and trucks
    • Interpret diagrams, blueprints and schematics to determine work procedures
    • Identify and correct any problems found in machines, equipment, or processes in order to facilitate production
    • Ensure that safety policies, quality standards, and standard operating procedures are followed
    • Pull test equipment as part of recertification
  • Processing jobs according to defined company policies and protocols
    • Providing details necessary to administrator for job number assignment
    • Reviewing, understanding, and completing work order
    • Ensuring all required parts and components for recertification are in stock or on order
  • Work Area and Tools
    • Maintaining work area to keep it clean and tidy and to remove any obstacles that could present a hazard
    • Maintain all equipment and tools in clean and good working condition
  • Assist in identifying low stock and supplies as necessary
  • Provide assistance to other areas of the company, as required


  • Journeyperson Certificate preferred; willing to consider Apprentice level applications
  • Experience in moving, assembling, disassembling, troubleshooting, and repairing various types of machinery and equipment
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment drug test will be required
  • Any safety-related training and certificates would be considered an asset, but not required


  • Competitive wage based on experience
  • Employee Group benefits including health, dental, short-term, long-term and life insurance
  • Matching Company RSP contributions
  • Support in your career development aspirations



Our diverse Group of Companies consists of Northern Strands, Fortis Mining Engineering & Manufacturing, and Certified Sales & Rentals comprising 14 divisions ranging from rigging/lifting products, fall protection, suspended access, agri-business field services and safety training to mining site services, fabrication, rentals, repairs, testing and recertification. This diversity provides for an exciting environment with the opportunity to work with our employees and managers in every division.

Northern Strands Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer.

We thank all applicants, however only those selected to continue the recruitment process will be contacted.

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