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Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.


Company: Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.

Business information: Forest Products converts low grade/low value economy lumber and lumber that is non-marketable into a high value (value added) product.

Business location: 5255 Frizzi Rd., Williams Lake, BC V2G 5E4

Work Location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent

Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


Job Description:

Transport raw materials, finished products and equipment throughout the warehouse manually or using powered equipment
Check and grade blocks
Sort and grade blocks based on their quality under the following categories: thrown to the chipper, sorted to be resized or sorted to go to the Lug loader
Assist machine operators, assemblers and other workers
Clean machines and immediate work areas
Load, unload and move blocks by hand or with basic material handling equipment
Make labels and attach to goods
Wrap, pack, weigh and organise goods.
Organize and maintain inventory
Unjam parts that get jammed up following unjamming procedures.
Sort out blocks on a belt and feed them into a semi-automated corner feeder to go into the ripsaw
Feed blocks onto a chain and set of brushes that separate them so there is one block per lug
Check the quality of the block, joint, and glue to ensure they will meet standards
Feed the blocks into a semi-automated corner where they are joined together in a long assembly section
Run economy lumber from the planer mill into the optimizing/chopping system

– Education: Some secondary school education is required

– Experience: Experience is an asset. Training will be provided at the work location

– Physical strength is required

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced environment, repetitive tasks, handling heavy loads, physically demanding, manual dexterity, attention to detail, hand-eye co-ordination, standing for extended periods, combination of sitting, standing, walking, large workload, work under pressure, bending, crouching, and kneeling.

Personal Suitability: Organized, flexibility, accurate, effective interpersonal skills, client focus, team player, reliability.

Work site environment: Dusty, noisy and cold

Weight handling: Up to 45kg (50 lbs)


Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 hourly, 48 hours per week



Bonus paid based on productions levels (after being employed for 6 months – this benefit is retroactive). If the worker needs to relocate, the employer will cover the travel expenses.


Important Information:

Flexibility in schedule is required: The work schedule is two weeks on dayshifts and two weeks on nightshifts. Dayshifts are: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 AM to 4:30 PM and Fridays from 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Nightshifts are: Monday to Thursday from 6:00 PM to 4:30 AM and Fridays from 2:30 PM to 8:30 AM. Occasionally work on weekends depending on the business’ needs and overtime will be required.


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Apply by mail to: 1850 Douglas Rd., Williams Lake, BC V2G 5B8

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About Sigurdson Forest Products Ltd.

Forest Products converts low grade/low value economy lumber and lumber that is non-marketable into a high value (value added) product.