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Woodtech International Technical Services Inc

Planer Technician CEDAR

Posted 12 days ago

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Job Description

Job Title: Planer Technician / Planer Operator

Employer: Well established, fully automated Planermill in the Surrey area

Products Produced: Standard dimension cedar products for local, national and US export markets.

Job Opportunity: Planer Operator. Permanent, full time, hourly.

Skills Required: Daily duties of this position include planer tooling preparation, machine setup and full operation.

Required Experience: To fully qualify for this position you MUST have at least 2-3 years of experience running a high speed planer running standard lumber profiles. Experience on a Stetson Ross, Yates, Woods, Coastal or similar, is ideal.

Optional skills and experience: Some basic maintenance skills are ideal to help keep the plant running. When not actively working on the planer this position may also be assigned to run a thorough-feed moulder as required to meet production requirements.

Compensation: Pay levels are set according to our existing wage hierarchy, adjusted annually. Hourly wage levels are very competitive on the coast.

Work Environment: This is a well established planermill in the lower mainland with a well equipped plant and well cared for production machinery. Fully staffed and properly equipped Maintenance Dept.

We offer steady hours and secure employment despite recent issues being experienced by other operations in this sector of the wood industry over the last few months.

Application Process: This job is open now and will be filled as soon as possible. Apply now to be considered first.

If you are qualified you will be contacted promptly for an interview. Ensure that your contact information is up to date and complete. Resumes (and all interviews) are held in confidence.

Out of Province Applications:

Applicants applying from outside the local area will be considered but applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time of application. Relocation Assistance may be available based on individual applicant circumstances.

About Woodtech International Technical Services Inc

WoodTech is a specialty service company that assists in the recruitment and hiring of technical, supervisory/management and sales staff to preferred employers in the secondary wood and construction manufacturing sectors of Western Canada. With a 30 year history of working in the wood industry we know what to look for in candidates and what are the best opportunities based on qualifications and capabilities. Whether you are a newcomer to the industry or a seasoned professional you need to be aware of what we have to offer and how we can help you further your wood industry career. We will always treat you fairly, provide honest and accurate feedback and provide career opportunities far beyond what you could have imagined possible searching alone. Our ads reflect just a portion of the files we are working on. Reach out to us if you feel you are qualified for one of our posted positions or if you want to explore other opportunities. We would love to speak with you and see what is possible.

Application closing date is 2024-07-12

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