Offres d’emploi

Journeyman Saw Filer

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Date de publication : 14 février 2023

Lieu d’emploi : Drayton Valley

Numéro du poste : 01019165

Type d’emploi : Temps plein

Début : Immédiatement

Entreprise : Weyerhaeuser Company Limited

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Adresse : Hwy 22 South, PO Box 7739, Drayton Valley, Alberta, Canada T7A 1S8

Descriptions d’emploi

*Relocation is

At Weyerhaeuser, our focus is as much
on building our people as building our business. We are committed
to creating an environment where individuals can flourish,
diversities encouraged, and communities supported. We are one of
the premier integrated forest organizations in the world. We’ve
been in business for nearly 120 years and believe strongly in our
core values of safety, integrity, citizenship, sustainability, and
inclusion, which has awarded us being named as one of the World’s
most Ethical Companies over 10 times.

Weyerhaeuser Company is seeking a
full time Saw filer at our Drayton Valley, AB Sawmill. We are
seeking individuals who are committed to safety & have a desire
to work in a team environment within a manufacturing facility while
maintaining a positive attitude and good work ethic. Reporting to
the Quality Control manager, the Journeyman Saw filer will be a key
player in the maintenance department.  In this role, you will
be responsible for working with the filing team to
perform/coordinate the safe maintenance, fitting, repairing,
hammering, and adjusting of all types of circular saws and

Key Functions:

  • Role models and leads safety processes to enhance the safety
    culture and sustain our strong safety record.
  • Effectively work with the filing team to perform/coordinate the
    safe maintenance, fitting, repairing, hammering and adjusting of
    all types of circular saws and knives.
  • Duties to include, but not limited to:
  • Performing work in the filing shop, as well as changing various
    saws and chipping heads, and providing technical assistance at
    machine centers.  
  • Inspect all types of circular saws which means to bench,
    inspect saws for plumb, level and proper tension.
  • Correct saw plate defects by hammering the saws and maintaining
    tooth geometry of circular saws with sharpening.
  • Responsible for canter knife replacement and ensure proper
    clearances are kept within machine centers throughout
  • Responsible of sharpening knives.
  • Responsible for the safe maintenance and repair of all saw
    filing equipment.
  • While having the highest commitment to safety, maximize
    equipment up-time. 
  • Measure product sizes to ensure accuracy and monitor throughout
    cut and make necessary adjustments.
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding any mechanical/electrical



  • Proven commitment to safe work practices
  • Certified Journeyman Saw Filer
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience benching round saws is a must.
  • Knowledge of different types of machine center alignment and
    the ability to service all aspects of saw maintenance for carbide
    saws is an asset.
  • Experience and strong understanding of process reliability and
    maintaining shop standards.
  • Experience with Inspecting and maintaining precision equipment
    for proper calibration.
  • Understanding of internal filing shop quality
  • Should possess knowledge of saw engineering and saw feeds and
  • Ability to perform essential job functions of the position,
    which may include climbing stairs, navigating catwalks, lifting
    50lbs, bending and performing repetitive movement tasks. 
  • Must be willing to work a rotating shifts plus weekends and
    holidays as operating conditions require
  • Must be willing to work overtime as operating conditions
  • Willingness and physical ability to work at heights, in
    confined spaces, climb stairs, lift up to 50 pounds, and work in an
    industrial environment containing wood dust and extreme heat and
  • Maintains an acceptable attendance record
  • Eligible to work in the Canada without sponsorship
  • Resume detailing education and work history is required for

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

Conditions d’emploi

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

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