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

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.