Planer Technician (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Porcupine Wood Products

  Salmo, British Columbia, Canada

Porcupine Wood Products  is a producer of premium western red cedar products for the North American lumber markets. We have been delivering top-quality lumber products to our valued customers for more than 25 years.

We are leaders in sustainable forest management and in converting wood residuals into renewable energy. We have just completed a sawmill modernization project. As we continue to grow our company and our markets, find out how you can grow your career with us.

The Opportunity:

Porcupine Wood Products is seeking a highly motivated and experienced full-time, permanent Planer Technician (set up person) with the ability to do routine maintenance as needed.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preventative maintenance and repair of planer mill maintenance
  • Install machinery and equipment according to layout plans, blueprints, and other drawings, using hoists, lift trucks, hand tools and power tools
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner, following all safety rules and regulations as well as using all personal protective gear/equipment as required
  • You will be a highly motivated team player with strong communication and interpersonal skills and a proven track record on safety

What You Offer:

  • Strong safety background
  • Understand the importance of teamwork and are a positive team player
  • Communicate effectively with your team and other departments
  • Positive in dealing with change and new ways of doing things
  • Take personal responsibility for the quality and timeliness of work
  • Millwright certification or equivalent experience preferred

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required.

There has never been a better time to join the Porcupine team and become part of the modern forest industry. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, pension plan and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

Location: Salmo, BC.

Salmo  is the hub of the Kootenays, gateway to endless outdoor adventure and Beautiful BC at its finest.

Located in the mountainous southeastern region of British Columbia, Salmo is a compact community that is ideal for having fun outdoors all year round and carries on the spirit of adventure and wilderness.

Larger communities of Nelson, Castlegar and Trail are within easy driving distance of Salmo.

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