Timber Machinist or Wood Machinist

Redmond Sawmill, established for over 20 years in the Hardwood Industry, is a growing and expanding company that is based in Albany, Western Australia. 

We have just completed a major upgrade to our Green Sawmill, which includes the installation of new Gibson sawmill processing equipment to enable higher throughput and enhanced efficiency.  We have also got a Dry Mill attached to the site, producing dry finish profile product such as tong and groove flooring and decking products.

A key role we are seeking to fill is a Timber Machinist or Wood Machinist to carry out the following duties:

  • Setting up and running four sided machinery to produce flooring and decking products
  • Timber grading to specifications
  • Running solar kilns and the process of loading and unloading
  • Carry out preventative maintenance tasks
  • Fault identification and problem solving
  • Grinding of cutter, knife and saw blades
  • Servicing plant and equipment in the dry mill

In order to be considered for this position you will need to possess the following attributes:

  • Trade Certification in Timber Machinist or Wood Machinist
  • 3 years' experience in timber processing running Weinig machines, MPB End Matching and chalk line dockers
  • Experience in kiln drying hardwood timber
  • Good numeracy skills would be required
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Results driven and goal orientated
  • Forklift ticketed

This permanent full-time position offers a wage that is well above industry standards.

27/07/2020 $0 Albany & Great Southern 1 Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
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