Sawmill Labourer/Operator

Spencerville Full Time

Malwood Sawmills - Job Details

Posted: Oct 15, 2020
Expires: Oct 31, 2020


Education
Secondary school diploma No post secondary education necessary, degree, certificate or diploma

Experience
Communication, reading and writing skills.
Knowledge/experience with the use of table saw, compound miter saw, planers/ jointer or similar equipment. Use of band saw sawmill and/or relative work history in the lumber business an asset, including chainsaw experience

Tasks
Saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes
Examine logs and rough lumber to determine size, condition, quality and other characteristics to decide best lumber cuts to carry out,
Operate sawmill and monitor logs and lumber movement to ensure cuts are made according to specifications
Operate equipment to sort and stack lumber by length and thickness, move stacks to storage areas or drying kilns, and feed lumber through planers
Set up and adjust mill equipment and replace blades using wrenches, gauges and other hand tools
Move logs and lumber to and from saw
Clean and lubricate sawmill equipment
Operate tractor with forklift or log grapple
Manage waste and package by-products for sale
Other duties as assigned
Follow company safety protocols

Weight Handling
Physical stamina to lift/carry 80 pounds

Work Setting
Sawmill

Own Equipment
Steel-toed safety boots

Work Site Environment
Noisy; Dusty

Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation Drivers License

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periods

Personal Suitability
Team player Coachable, able to follow instructions and take direction

To Apply
Applications will be accepted until October 31, 2020. Please indicate position you are applying for in the subject line. We thank all applicants in advance; however only those invited for an interview will be contacted.
Please submit resume and cover letter by email to:
David Malcomson, Owner malwoodsawmills@gmail.com

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