Sawmill Machine Operator

Job ID 6004437
Posted on Oct 12 2023 to Apr 09 2024
Employer: Swiftwood Forest Products
Experience: 2 - 3 Years
$ 29.00 / Hour
Maple Ridge, British Columbia

Job Description

Location: 13176 Lilley Dr, Maple Ridge, BC V2W 1C6
Salary: $29.00 / hour
Vacancies: 3
Employment groups: Veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces, Visible minorities, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada
Terms of employment: Permanent employment, Full time 40 hours / week
Start date: As soon as possible
Employment conditions: Morning, Day, Evening, Night

Job requirements


Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

2 years to less than 3 years

Personal suitability
Team player

- Examine logs and rough lumber to decide best lumber cuts
- Operate automated lumbermill equipment from control rooms or consoles
- Saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes
- Saw or split shingles and shakes
- Start conveyor system to move logs and lumber to and from saws
- Monitor logs and lumber movement to ensure cuts are made according to specifications
- Set up and adjust saw equipment
- Replace blades or bands
- Clean and lubricate sawmill equipment

Work conditions and physical capabilities
Repetitive tasks, Manual dexterity, Attention to detail, Hand-eye co-ordination

Who can apply to this job?
Only apply to this job if:
-You are a Canadian citizen or a permanent resident of Canada.
-You have a valid Canadian work permit.
If you are not authorized to work in Canada, do not apply. The employer will not respond to your application.

How to apply?
By email:

How-to-apply instructions?
Cover letter

Secondary School
Job Type