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White River Forest Product Published: January 31, 2018
Sault Ste Marie, Canada
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White River Forest Products LP is a community based venture that owns and operates a Sawmill in White River Ontario. The company has recently invested over $20 million dollars in the mill and will invest an additional $5 million, making it a state of the art facility. The sawmill operation has a capacity of 170Mfbm per year of softwood lumber products.

White River Forest Products in White River, Ontario has an opening for a 3rd  and a 4th Class Power Engineer.


The primary responsibilities will be the efficient operation of the steam plant in a manner consistent with all regulations and insurance obligations. Ensure all work performed conforms to current technical safety operational standards, TSSA and other regulations.


Direct (accountable for / authority over):

  • Ensure the steam plant is satisfying the steam demands of the mill in relation to heating and kilns operations.
  • Ensure the operation of the air compressors which will include scheduled service maintenance, operating hours per compressor, and daily and weekly check list.
  • Monitor and maintain the heating and AC units throughout the mill and office areas.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of the steam plant and kilns.
  • Monitor and record the mill water consumption on a weekly and monthly report (monthly consumption (meter reading) must be reported to the mill controller on the first of every month. Investigate ways to reduce water consumption.
  • Provide steam to the kilns to optimize drying productivity and minimize drying degrade per lumber charge while ensuring full recovery of the condensate to the steam plant.
  • Work according to TSSA regulations.
  • Participate actively with all insurance obligations.

JOB TYPE: Full-time


  • Certified and registered 3rd Class Power Engineer or higher
  • Good computer skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills

APPLYING: Please send resumes to on or before March 02, 2018 or contact Louise Perrier @ 1 807-822-1818 extension 241.