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Industrial Mechanics – USA

Varies Continental


Omineca Industrial operates a full-service fabrication shop in British Columbia, Canada and employs travelling field crews who provide experienced industrial field maintenance and installations in sawmills around Western Canada and United States. Our success is based on our ability to maintain the highest caliber of safety, quality and efficiency in our operations. We staff a team professionals who are committed to excellence and customer satisfaction.

We are currently seeking experienced Industrial Mechanics (Journey Millwrights) and Metal Fabricators to join our US Field team, Omineca Fabricating USA Ltd.! We are presently working in the state of Arkansas, but the successful candidates will ultimately dispatch to multiple customer worksites across the United States.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law.

Please note that Omineca Fabricating USA Ltd. participates in e-verify for all U.S. new hires.

Minimum 10 hour work days. Three week rotations.


  • We are hiring Industrial Mechanics and Metal Fabricators for multiple shifts serving industrial worksites in Arkansas.
    • Opportunity to travel to other states as project needs require.
  • Install and construct structural steel and industrial facilities.
  • Install and maintain new and repaired sawmill equipment using hand tools, power tools, and precision tools.
  • Provide routine and regular preventative maintenance on industrial equipment, chains, belt conveyors, gear boxes/drive chains, bearings, pumps, etc.
  • Install, dismantle, repair, reassemble, and/or move industrial machinery and mechanical equipment.
  • Adjust, align, and level machinery as well as repair or replace defective parts.
  • Follow all safe work practices and safe job procedures such as Lock Out and PPE Policies.
  • Practice safe rigging, slinging, and hoisting activities.
  • Read and interpret blueprints and technical drawings.
  • Layout, weld, and fabricate parts and components for industrial machinery and equipment as needed.
  • Work cooperatively with co-workers.
  • Work independently or with minimal supervision in challenging conditions.
  • Ensure all work is performed in compliance with regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Complete assigned tasks in a timely manner.
  • Practice regular housekeeping and area clean up to reduce hazards in the workplace.
  • Perform additional duties as required.


  • Red Seal Industrial Mechanic certification (Canada) or Industrial Journey Millwright Certification (USA) preferred.
  • Preference for a minimum 3-5 years experience working in sawmills as a Journey Millwright or Metal Fabricator.
  • Must be willing to travel to work out-of-state.
  • Experienced in the safe operation of overhead crane, forklift, tele handler, and other heavy equipment.
  • Welding proficiency in arc, wire, and cutting techniques.
  • Fabrication/fitting experience is considered an asset.
  • Working knowledge of hydraulics, pneumatics, fabrication, and electricity.
  • Supervisor or Foreman experience is considered an asset.
  • Occupational First Aid Card is considered and asset.
  • Superior problem solving ability.
  • Valid/ unrestricted driver’s license.
  • Must be able to work in physically demanding conditions which may require moderately heavy listing (up to 50 lbs), working at heights, and working in confined spaced.
  • Demonstrated ability to work safely in high hazard environments.
  • Demonstrated strong work ethic and dependability.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Able to pass workplace drug testing.

Job Details

  • Location
    Varies Continental
  • Type
  • Wage
    $34.00 - $37.00 Hourly
  • Hours
    40 Hours Per Week
  • Start Date
    February 1, 2024
  • Closing Date
    May 31, 2024
  • Posted
    9 months ago

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We appreciate your interest in working with us however, only those applicants shortlisted will be contacted. If you do not hear from us about this position, please accept our sincere appreciation for your interest in our organization! We encourage you to watch out for future opportunities.