Job Posting

Woodworking Machine Operator

Salary: $25.00/Hourly
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 5

NOC Group: Woodworking Machine Operators (9513)
NOC Job Title: Woodworking Machine Operator
Expires in 115 days
Expires: 2021-10-08
Last Updated: 2021-06-11

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Job Number: 678038




Job Location(s)

3353 Smiley Road
Chemainus, British Columbia
V0R 1K4, Canada

Job Description

Title: Woodworking Machine Operator 

Terms of Employment: Permanent, full-time (30-40 hr/week)

Wage: $25 per hour

Benefits: Dental Insurance, Extended Medical Insurance, RRSP when qualified

Number of Available Positions: 5

Language of Work: English

Work Location(s): Chemainus BC

Company Profile:

Paulcan is a local wood production and sawmilling facility located in Chemainus, British Columbia. We have been in operation since 1985 and have worked our way up into high speed, large volume production capacity. Paulcan is a domestic and global supplier of customized millwork for a variety of building materials and wood products, with a speciality in alder and maple hardwoods.

Job Description:

Paulcan is seeking the support of 5 Woodworking Machine Operators to handle and transport wood products and materials. The ideal candidates will have strong intuition, punctuality, attention to detail, safety awareness, adaptability, and teamwork skills. The duties expected include:

  • Operate preset special-purpose woodworking machines to fabricate wood products according to written plans and/or verbal instructions
  • Start machines, adjust controls, and make trial cuts to ensure that machinery is operating properly
  • Inspect wood for quality, including knots, holes, splits, and other defects
  • Operate woodworking machinery such as saws, planers, edgers, shapers, and sanders
  • Regularly inspect machines’ operations to ensure they perform efficiently and safely, making adjustments to correct problems and ensure conformance to specifications
  • Complete inventory and production reports
  • Comply with company policies and workplace guidelines
  • Follow and maintain health and safety standards in all production stages

Employment Requirements:

  • Completion of secondary school
  • Familiarity with the wood manufacturing industry or an equivalent combination of experience and training
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in related field
  • Attention to detail and familiarity with industrial equipment
  • Able to meet physical demands, including heavy lifting and kneeling and crouching, as well as excellent coordination skills

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we encourage applications from all qualified individuals and specifically applicants from traditionally underrepresented groups – including Indigenous persons, vulnerable youth, newcomers, and persons with disabilities – who may contribute to the continued diversification of our organization. 


How to Apply

Expiring: Oct 08, 2021