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Certified Saw Filer/Benchman in Nanaimo at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 10/24/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products is currently seeking Certified Saw Filers/Benchmen to join our operations on Southern Vancouver Island.  

Reporting to the Head Filer, you are required to safely perform quality work within the scope of the sawfitting/sawfiling trade.

This is a USW hourly position with a Certified Sawfiler rate of $40.56 per hour and a Certified Benchman rate of $41.66 per hour, in addition to a comprehensive benefit package that is also offered. Details of the collective agreement can be viewed at


Job Requirements

A certified Saw Filer or Benchman with experience in heavy Industry preferably, but not limited to, experience in the Forest Industry; you bring to the job an excellent safety record and a strong work ethic. You are a highly motivated team player with excellent skills related to time management and prioritizing, accountability and dependability.

Only candidates that are certified by ITA (Industrial Training Authority) in Sawfiling will be considered.  

Position will remain open until filled. Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply early for consideration.

Internal candidates, please apply for the position and then contact Recruitment to let them know of your interest.