Ministry of the Economy and Planning

Details about the job offer

Sawmill operator

N ° of the post


Domain Textile, Clothing, Furniture and Paper Industry
Recruitment sector Private
Diploma Higher Technical Certificate
Certificate of Professional Technician
Country of assignment Canada
Civil status Single, Married
Specialties Production of flakes of wood veneer and panels made of wood
Production of wooden building structures and other wood carpentry
Industrial production for a variety of wood products
Languages French
Age limit 55
Expected date of recruitment -
Deadline for submission of application 18.02.2021
Number of years of experience 2
Kind Homme, Femme
Job Description the operator will have the following tasks:
• Perform general manual work;
• Ensure the conformity of the raw material;
• Handle finished products and supply the production line;
• Operate and control automatic sawmill equipment from control panels.
• Start up conveyors for feeding and picking up sawing machines;
• Monitor the movement of logs and lumber to ensure they are trimmed according to specifications.
• Complete production reports;
• Adjust Clean and lubricate sawmill equipment and replace saw blades or bands;
• Use machines to sort and stack wood according to length and thickness;
• Apply the lockout methods in force;
• Classify, place, store various materials, tools or equipment;
• Keep the working environment, tools and equipment clean;
Working conditions and physical capacities
Repetitive tasks; Attention to detail; Hand-eye coordination; Sit, stand and walk; Stand up for a
long period
Position requirement:
• Have a minimum of 2 years of experience in the field of wood manufacturing and processing
or in industry in general;
• Have knowledge of sawing principles;
• BTP or BTS completed in the wood sector (an asset) or equivalent;
• Have manual and physical skills;
• You have a good command of the French language, both orally and in writing;
• You have good communication skills and you enjoy teamwork;
• You are able to pass judgment on the quality of the material and on the working methods;
• You are punctual and organized;
• Knowledge of the host environment an asset (Quebec and Canada)