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Planer Maintenance Technician

Posting ID:      26087
Position Type:    Regular   
City:    Fox Creek, AB, Canada 
Location:   Fox Creek

Your commitment to tasks, meticulous attention to detail, and adherence to procedures are consistent hallmarks of your work. You excel in both written and verbal communications and you are always one to take initiative. Whether solo or in a team, you seamlessly adapt and collaborate effectively with others. As an automated lumber professional, you really know how to "smooth" out any situation!


As a Planer Maintenance Technician, you will provide quality service to the production group and complete preventative maintenance and improvements to the planer mill. In addition to general responsibilities, you will be responsible for setting the planer, changing planer knives and saws, grinding flat and side head knives and other duties as designed.


This role is based out of our Fox Creek, AB manufacturing facility. We offer competitive relocation packages for successful candidates and their families to relocate to the area.


A day in the life of Planer Maintenance includes:

  • Setting the planer
  • Changing planer knives and saws
  • Grinding flat and side head knives
  • General maintenance


For this role, come equipped with:

  • Automated lumber environment experience 
  • Mechanical experience
  • Strong communication skills


Ideally, you also possess trade experience, particularly in areas such as Millwright or Sawfiler (ticket or apprentice), and/or you may hold a Planertech ticket.


If you're a safety-conscious team player, who enjoys hands-on challenges, click that “apply” button today!



Don't check off every single bullet point? At Canfor, we prioritize the right fit for our organization over a strict checklist of criteria. We encourage applications from individuals whose backgrounds may not perfectly align.


Our people-focused approach prioritizes safety, embraces diversity, valuing everyone’s unique qualities. We believe that inclusion and diversity are crucial for our productivity, creativity, innovation, and competitive edge. Our recruitment process is fair and equitable, based on qualifications and experience.


We appreciate all candidates' interest but will contact only those selected for interviews. Our hiring for various positions is ongoing and includes different screening processes such as behavioral assessments, references, and criminal record checks, depending on the role and location.


Moving from outside of Alberta? You may be eligible for a $5,000 bonus from the government of Alberta!

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