Our client located on Surrey BC has an immediate openings for a Saw Filer.

Pay Rate: $42/hr plus benefits


  • Read, understand and follow written safe work procedures.
  • Measure product sizes to ensure accuracy and monitor throughout cut and make necessary adjustments.
  • Communicate with supervisor regarding any or mechanical/electrical problems.
  • The time periods between whistles and scheduled saw changes shall be spent maintaining all saws.
  • Additional spare time is to be utilized performing a preventative maintenance program.
  • In situations of a major breakdown where the mill is unable to function, he will be expected to assist in the necessary repairs.
  • Problem areas are to be noted and forwarded for further examination and repair.
  • Bench all types of circular saws which means to inspect saws for plumb, level and proper tension
  • Correct any saw plate defects by hammering or rolling the saws
  • Maintain and align components of circular saw machine centers – including gang edger’s, shifting edger’s, trimmers – so that saws will operate at peak efficiency and with a minimum of saw wear and wood waste
  • Maintain the specified tooth geometry of circular saws by applying various tipping and sharpening methods
  • Maintain circular saw benching equipment, tipping and sharpening equipment and alignment tools and equipment
  • Use of power tools (grinders, tippers, levelers, tensioners and Babbitt pots) and hand tools o Perform scheduled and as needed saw changes
  • Complete any other work that is usually performed by a circular Sawfiler in the lumber manufacturing industry



  • Able to understand and communicate in English (Safety procedures and policies)
  • Able to work in a fast paced production environment
  • Communicate clearly with supervisors, maintenance personnel and co-workers
  • Saw Filer ticket
  • Visual acuity
  • Clear understanding of Metric and Imperial measure
  • Quick decision making abilities
  • Hand-eye coordination
  • Able to physically handle heavy materials safely and effectively


Please submit resumes to chris@halliwellconsulting.com including salary expectations and availability or contact Chris Halliwell @ 1 877-737-6562 extension 108.

Job Number 2075