Certified Benchman

Date de publication : 20 décembre 2017
Lieu d’emploi : 70 Mile House
Type d’emploi : Temps plein
Début : Immédiatement
Entreprise : West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Site Web : www.westfraser.com
Adresse : Box 190, 70 Mile House, Colombie-Britannique, Canada V0K 2K0

Description des fonctions

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company and listed on the TSX. Recognized for the fifth
time as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of Canada’s Best
Employers for Recent Graduates for 2017, we are a growing company
looking for talented people to be part of our team.  We offer
an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, pension plan and relocation package. Our Chasm
Division has an opening for a:


The Benchman will be a key player in a company-wide continuous
improvement effort through daily use of troubleshooting and
preventative maintenance strategies. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Maintenance of sawfiling equipment
  • Undertaking preventative maintenance program for equipment and
  • Use knowledge and skills to recognize opportunities for
    improvements and savings
  • Maintenance of work place and saw filing safety
  • Achieving production targets
  • Inspecting, maintaining, and calibrating precision
  • Adherence to filing shop quality control standards
  • Troubleshooting and examining saws for defects 
  • Management of saw box water and lubrication

Our ideal Millwright candidate possesses:

  • A valid Inter-Provincial or Provincial Journeyperson Benchman
    or Sawfiler certification
  • Mechanical  aptitude; excellent problem solving
  • Ability to work closely with other trades and employees
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Flexible schedule in order to work days, nights and/or weekend
  • Knowledge of functionality, maintenance, and alignment
    associated with a Canter, 6ft Band Rig, Trim Saw, Gang Saws,
    Edgers, and Chippers.
  • Ability to service and supervise all aspects of saw maintenance
    for stellite and carbide saws
  • Technical understanding of the manufacturing and servicing of
    saws, guides, and chipping knifes

Considered a strong asset:

  • Previous experience working in a sawmill
  • Demonstrated leadership skills

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time long-term career. Our employees can
expect a challenging, stable, safe work environment with career
development opportunities. We are committed to environmental
excellence, workplace safety and sustaining operating leadership
through profitability and continued investments.

Located 15 minutes south of Chasm Sawmills, Clinton is a
growing, family-friendly community located in the South Cariboo.
Situated approximately 1.5 hours northwest of Kamloops B.C. both
Clinton and surrounding area offer excellent year round
recreational activities with abundant fishing opportunities and a
ranching lifestyle. 

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at
click “apply now” in green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls

  • Expérience minimum : 0 à 1 an
  • Niveau d'éducation minimum : 12e année ou l’équivalent
  • Langue : Anglais