Sawfiler (Maintenance & Trades)

Full Time

  West Fraser Timber Co Ltd

  Opelika, Alabama, United States

Successful candidate will have experience in the following:

  • Knives & Guides:

1. Grinding knives to proper angles

2. Pouring and babbiting knives to correct height

3. Changing knife machines

4. Pouring and repairing Gang Saw Guides

  • Circle Saws:

1. Leveling

2. Tensioning

3. Re-tipping/Welding shoulders

4. Grinding

5. Changing saws & guides in machines

  • Band Saws:

1. Leveling

2. Tensioning

3. Welding cracks & teeth

4. Swedging, shaping, & grinding band saws

  • Quality Control:

1. Utilize Brunson optical tool for alignments

2. Perform saw and knife PM's

3. Quality checks of lumber, measure/record with tape and calipers

4. Make saw change decision during shifts

5. Perform PM's in filing room equipment

  • Miscellaneous:

1. Housekeeping Saw Shop and outside shop doors

2. Able to use or be trained in cutting old band saw blades with oxy/acetylene torch

3. Good reading and writing skills. Must be able to read/interpret PM's, work orders, observations, and machine manuals

4. Good computer skills

5. Basic math skills

6. Other duties as assigned


West Fraser offers competitive benefits including: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, and 401k savings plans.