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Kiln Tender Relief Operator -- Darrington, WA
« on: August 11, 2017, 09:28:42 AM »
Kiln Tender Relief Operator

Job Description:
To work safely and maintain a safe work environment for yourself and others. Use PIT to build charges and remove kiln charges at proper times. Check lumber in kilns for moisture content and pull charges at appropriate times to maximize production and quality. Monitor computer driven controls of dry kilns and make appropriate changes as needed. Trouble shoots kiln/drying problems; perform light maintenance work and preventative maintenance work as needed. The person in this position must be able to plan ahead and schedule projects for efficient use of their time. This position requires someone who is flexible in their hours due to varying kiln schedules.

Experience/Skills Required:
Experienced PIT operator or be trained by an experienced operator and hold current Hampton PIT authorization. Experience with computer controls strongly recommended. Experience with kilns and drying wood strongly recommended.

1. Good manual dexterity
2. Good hand/eye coordination
3. Good communication skills through written, speech, & hearing
4. Capable of walking around catwalks, conveyors, and uneven surfaces
5. Capable of using power saw, peaveys, pickaroon, pike pole, and other hand tools in a safe manner

Hours:                      Relief - Swing
Compensation:      $21.82

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