Certified Saw Filer

Skilled Trades

Date Posted: November 02, 2022

Job Location: Princeton

Job Number: 01018398

Job Type: Full Time

Start: Immediately

Company: Weyerhaeuser Company Limited


Address: PO Box 550 Old Hedley Road, Princeton, British Columbia, Canada V0X 1W0

Job Description

*Relocation Assistance is
available for this opportunity*

At Weyerhaeuser, our most valued
resources aren’t just the trees and timberlands we oversee. Our
employees are the real reason we’ve been in business for over 100
years. Their skill and ingenuity have made Weyerhaeuser one of the
largest manufacturers and distributors of wood products in the
world. Weyerhaeuser wants to attract and retain the best


Small town living on the door step of the Okanagan and Lower
Mainland. Princeton, BC is located at the juncture of the Tulameen
and Similkameen rivers approximately 1 ½ hours from Kelowna,
Penticton and Kamloops, and about 2 ½ hours from Vancouver. This
beautiful community offers a pool, ice rink, baseball fields, cross
country ski trails, tennis courts, mountain bike trails, a Jr. B
hockey team, and several great restaurants with a variety of foods.
Princeton Lumber is one of the largest employers in the community
and has been in operation more than 50 years.

The starting rate for a Certified
Circular Saw Filer is $46.08.
Key Functions:

  • This position is a full-time
    permanent opportunity for a Certified Circular Saw Filer
    responsible for supporting and safely executing the filing
    activities for our lumber manufacturing facility.  
  • Safely filing and maintaining
    circular saws, machine alignment, maintaining saw filing equipment,
    performing saw changes, and preventive maintenance procedures
  • Inspect equipment for signs of
    wear/damage and recognize unsafe conditions


  • Certified Journeyperson Circular Saw Filer or Benchperson
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience in a sawmill environment
  • Demonstrated leadership in mill safety processes and
    consistently demonstrates a strong commitment to safety values
  • Experience with filing shop equipment calibration and
  • Understanding of internal quality control and machine alignment
  • Experience tensioning and leveling saws
  • Understanding of planned/preventive maintenance processes
  • Produce quality work products
  • Ability to effectively team with others in a rapid pace work
  • Strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving
  • Basic computer skills
  • Offers of employment will be conditional upon successful
    completion of a substance testing, background check, fitness for
    work testing, and agreement with general terms of employment.

About Wood

We’ve been delivering quality building products and solutions to
our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to
specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance
and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation
as a leader in sustainable wood products.


We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make
the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to
achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business
lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of
exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are
passionate about making a difference. 
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to
choose us. 

Weyerhaeuser is an equal
opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and
we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense
of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to
recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and
inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to
join, stay and thrive with our team.

Job Conditions

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English

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