Sawmill Labourer/Operator

Spencerville Full Time

Malwood Sawmills - Job Details

Posted: Jan 12, 2021
Expires: Jan 29, 2021



Education: Secondary school diploma No post secondary education necessary
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 Outdoors, all weather
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 January 29, 2021. 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

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