Job id
Posting Date
May 06, 2022
-29 days

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.


Apply by e-mail to:

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