teamWe are always looking for individuals who are motivated, take pride in their work, demonstrate collaborative spirit and initiative and are safety conscious.

Skeena currently has the following openings:

We are currently recruiting the following position in our Sawmill and Planer. If you have worked in an industrial setting in the past, this would be an asset. These are entry level positions, with room to advance into future posted positions within our operation.

Certified Millwrights

Specific responsibilities of the position:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent with a minimum 5 years as a Red Seal Journeyman
  • Sawmill Experience an Asset

We offer competitive salary and benefits package.

Please send resume and cover letter to info@skeenasawmills.com

Quality Control

Quality Control is an integral position within the staff at Skeena Sawmills.  Working closely with the site manager, shift supervisors, sales team and customers, Quality Control is responsible for delivering a consistent and cost effective product.  They are responsible for producing operational results that support Skeena Sawmills safety and financial goals.  This position provides excellent growth potential and opportunities for advancement.

Responsibilities:

  • Quality Control will be assisting with and/or handling all aspects of Skeena Sawmills Quality Control Program
  • Performing daily size checks at all machine centers
  • Performing wood chips sample tests
  • Communicate with and direct maintenance groups
  • Working with lumber graders to improve out turns
  • Provide leadership and direction to improve safety, reduce operational costs, enhance product value, and maximize margins
  • Communicate and train hourly employees on manufacturing quality objectives
  • Provide relief supervision as required

Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary degree Wood Products Processing or equivalent
  • 2-5 years of experience in Lumber Manufacturing or related industry considered an asset
  • Previous experience or exposure to Quality Control considered an asset
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must be able to work as part of a team and with no supervision
  • Must have a good working knowledge of computers

Location:

Terrace is a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. The town’s surrounding wilderness and beauty is everywhere you look and easily accessible.  Sitting along the mighty Skeena River amidst gorgeous green forests, rugged mountains and cliffs, Terrace (population: 11,320) is the perfect central base for all outdoor pursuits.

In the summer, go hiking, mountain biking, camping, rock climbing, canoeing, or kayaking – all in one day if feeling adventurous. Keep an eye out for the rare white Kermode (Spirit) bear. World renowned Salmon fishing is also especially popular here.

In winter, huge dumps of snow make for incredible powder skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Outdoor ice-skating on the lakes is also possible when the weather is cold enough and the snow has been cleared.

How to Apply:

The anticipated start date for this position is immediate, so please refresh your resume, and email to info@skeenasawmills.com

Maintenance Supervisor

The Maintenance Supervisor is a key member of the Maintenance Team and as such, is responsible for the supervision of maintenance crews and to ensure work is performed without undue risk. As the Maintenance Supervisor, you will apply your knowledge of processes/equipment and mechanical trades while supervising multi-trade crews engaged in maintenance and project work. With safety as a first priority, you will also coordinate and monitor all aspects of regular maintenance activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and promote a safe and positive working environment for all employees
  • Provide leadership in safe work performance and quality workmanship
  • Work with the Maintenance Superintendent on maintaining effective cost control programs
  • Coordinate the planned work of crews to ensure maintenance and production targets are met and quality standards are adhered to
  • Direction and supervision of maintenance team members in all areas of the plant
  • Coach, train and support team members to attain optimum results

Required Skills:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Exceptional safe working habits and good working knowledge of WorkSafe BC regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Prior experience as a Maintenance Supervisor in a manufacturing industry
  • Minimum five years journeyperson trade qualification
  • Computer skills, solid written and verbal communication skills

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Location:

  • Terrace is a hub city nested between Smithers, Prince Rupert & Kitimat we have endless outdoor adventure and beautiful scenery all around us. You might take advantage of activities such as skiing (downhill/backcountry/cross-country), snowmobiling, boating, camping, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, ATV-ing, and world renowned salmon and steelhead fishing.
  • Population is approximately 13,000.

 

  • How to Apply:

The anticipated start date for this position is immediate, so please refresh your resume, and email to info@skeenasawmills.com

Maintenance Superintendent

The Maintenance Superintendent is responsible for the overall Maintenance and Safety of our operation.  As the Maintenance Superintendent, you will report to the General Manager and apply your knowledge of processes/equipment to facilitate smooth operation of the Sawmill and Planer. You will also be responsible to make sure the scheduling and supervision of major equipment repairs, overhauls and rebuilding is fully operational and safe to operate and within schedule requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise maintenance personnel, and handle budget planning as it relates to the overall maintenance of the property.
  • Handle budgeting, inventory, supply and safety management.
  • Ensure all repairs and services are completed correctly and on schedule.
  • Oversee purchasing and vendor relations
  • Facilitate and promote a safe and positive working environment for all employees
  • Provide leadership in safe work performance and quality workmanship
  • Work with the Maintenance Supervisor on maintaining effective cost control programs
  • Maintain awareness of the physical condition of the property and immediately correct unsafe conditions. Ensure property is clean and presentable.
  • Coach, train and support team members to attain optimum results
  • Ensure Health & Safety and proper environmental practices are followed

Required Skills:

  • Grade 12 or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years maintenance management experience in a production facility.
  • Must be a demonstrated decision-maker who easily interacts with others, and who adopts a ‘hands-on’ approach to leading and motivating a team;
  • Exceptional safe working habits and good working knowledge of WorkSafe BC regulations
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Minimum five years journeyperson trade qualification
  • Computer skills, solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in a unionized/manufacturing environment would be considered an asset

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Location:

  • Terrace is a hub city nested between Smithers, Prince Rupert & Kitimat we have endless outdoor adventure and beautiful scenery all around us. You might take advantage of activities such as skiing (downhill/backcountry/cross-country), snowmobiling, boating, camping, hiking, kayaking, mountain biking, ATV-ing, and world renowned salmon and steelhead fishing.
  • Population is approximately 13,000.

 

  • How to Apply:

The anticipated start date for this position is immediate, so please refresh your resume, and email to info@skeenasawmills.com

Assistant Accountant

Skeena Sawmills requires an Assistant Accountant in our Terrace office.

This is a salaried position and will include overtime on occasion.

The successful applicant will be enrolled in the CPA Program. Responsibilities include and will not be limited to:

  • backup and support for accounting clerks; AP, AR and payroll
  • daily and weekly management reports
  • journal entries
  • month-end financial reporting
  • Statistics Canada reporting
  • normal general accounting functions
  • account reconciliations

Qualifications

– enrollment in the CPA program

– competency with Microsoft office suite of products

– working knowledge of Sage accounting software would be an asset

– good problem-solving and analysis skills

– excellent communication and organizational skills

– proven ability to work in a team environment

 

If you are interested in applying for this position and meet the above requirements, please submit your resume and cover letter, in confidence to the Controller: Linda.McColman@skeenasawmills.com.

Filers

Specific responsibilities of the position:

  • Sawmill Experience an Asset
  • Level 3 First Aid and COFI Grading Tickets would also be an asset.

Skeena Sawmills Ltd. offers a competitive remuneration and benefits package. If you have the above characteristics and desire to work as part of our team, please submit your resume to:

HR Coordinator
Skeena Sawmills Ltd.
Fax: 250-635-4335
Email: shannon.lopushinsky@skeenasawmills.com

All applications will be treated in strict confidence. We thank you for your interest. However, only candidates invited to interview will be contacted.