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Wood Drying Topics => Job Postings => Topic started by: admin on March 13, 2019, 03:15:16 PM

Post by: admin on March 13, 2019, 03:15:16 PM

Job Description
West Fraser is a diversified North American wood products company producing southern yellow pine lumber and wood chips across the Southern US and Western Canada. We are the largest lumber producer in North America!

Our employees operate in a culture that values safety first and rewards hard work. We recognize and support our team culture and focus on growing our team by promoting from within – many of our employees have built their careers with us.

A Kiln Lift is a skilled level position that is responsible for operating the forklift in the kilns department that moves lumber and other materials. 

Entry level responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Demonstrate the ability to operate kilns in a safe manner, following all safety procedures and rules including general safety rules, SWP’s, ZES, Hazard Communication and all other rules. Demonstrate the ability to be a team player by:

Basic Care is the inspection, cleaning and adjustment of process equipment by operating personnel on a frequent basis to ensure proper equipment operation and early detection before they become equipment failures. Basic Care is an essential component in our effort to improve overall process reliability by engaging operating production employees in a systematic approach to find equipment defects before the defects can cause a failure. Making repairs to equipment, prior to failure, results in improved process availability and reduced repair cost. Basic Care along with Reliability principles will be used to reduce process failure of the equipment.

Must be able to perform the following key phases of Basic Care routes:

Required skills and experience include:


All persons meeting that criteria above are encouraged to apply (, however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. Applications will not be accepted at the location. No phone inquiries, please.

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