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Certified Machinist

Posting ID:     24112
Position Type:   Regular 
City:   Vanderhoof, BC, Canada 
Location:   Plateau  


You are a Certified Machinist who knows the ins and outs of keeping a mill’s machinery up and running.  When the going gets tough and timelines are short, that’s when you shine.  


This is your opportunity to use your Red Seal technical chops, commication, and troubleshooting to keep our sawmill running! You will be responsible for set up and operation of all machine tools in the mill, as well as the selecting and maintenace of cutting tools. 


At a minimum, you bring your Red Seal certification and for bonus points, you've got a couple years of experience in an industrial or wood products manufacturing environment. You will make $46.08/hour as a Certified Machinist with benefits and pension to add! We also offer a relocation package if you're not from the area. You’re a Machinist who is an exccellent troubleshooter, problem solver and quick learner who brings a “can-do” attitude to everything you do. Come make a difference and build your career with Canfor!


At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 


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Vanderhoof, BC

Vanderhoof is a close-knit community with impressive scenery and a surplus of wilderness retreats, and is a perfect fit for those who love the outdoors. There are hundreds of hiking trails and easy access to fishing, kayaking, canoeing, bird watching, and wilderness viewing. For more information, visit

Curious what it is like to work in one of our sawmills? Click here for a virtual tour! Canfor Sawmill Module - NIDUM



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