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Dry Kiln Technician

Posting ID:     17483
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:   Camden, SC, United States
Location:      Camden Plant_2000 (SC03) 


Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.
 

The Opportunity:

Dry Kiln Technicians are responsible for measuring the moisture content of the lumber using various techniques and make the proper adjustments to the temperature, humidity and ventilation of the kilns to ensure the product reaches its specific moisture content requirements. Our technicians also maintain records and assist with preventative maintenance and troubleshooting of the equipment in addition to loading and unloading lumber.

 

Requirements:

  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner
  • Available to work all shifts including days, nights and weekends
  • Completion of grade 12, a GED or a minimum of 2 years related work experience, or equivalent training (eg. OSHA tickets, forklift certification, etc.)
  • Good interpersonal skills and communication
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot
  • Enthusiastic, positive attitude
  • Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process would be an asset
  • Knowledge of heating systems, kilns and other related power equipment would be an asset


Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Camden, South Carolina
Camden is one of South Carolina’s fastest-growing towns and is dedicated to an enhanced quality of life. Legendary for its equestrian history, this vibrant but affordable community features southern charm and a relaxing atmosphere, and its residents take great pride in its 250 years of heritage. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/camden-sc
 


Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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