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Mechanical Engineering Student - Summer 2020 - Sussex Sawmill

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We currently have an exciting opportunity at the Sussex Sawmill for a Mechanical Engineering  Student in Sussex, New Brunswick.




  • Mechanical Engineering students in good academic standing, available for Summer 2020.
  • Ability to work in a team environment involving Mill Staff, Unionized Trades People, Operators, Contractors and Suppliers to ensure projects are completed in a cost effective, timely, safe, and quality manner.
  • Ability to work safely both in the office and in a manufacturing environment.
  • Very good communication and organization skills.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple assignments and shifting priorities.
  • High energy level with thorough attention to details.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Physically capable of climbing ladders and staging.


What You Can Expect from Your Work Term:

  • Preliminary design assignments 
  • Drawing and documents management activities 
  • Planning and scheduling maintenance repair jobs 
  • Participation in Process Improvement team projects 
  • Performing root cause analysis on failures and reliability issues 
  • Learning about and helping develop reliability best practices 
  • Requisitioning of materials and services 
  • Working with contractors and mill personnel to determine scope, planning and execution of work packages for mill projects

The Company: 

At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results.  With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace, you can grow your career across our diverse operating divisions.


Founded in 1882, J.D. Irving, Limited (JDI) has operations in Eastern Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 16,000 dedicated employees.

To Apply for this Career Opportunity:


Please apply online. 


We appreciate your interest in our company! Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


To learn more about our products and services, click here




J.D. Irving, Limited, Sawmill Division is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.

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