Planer Operator

Planer Operator

Planer Operator

Location: Columbia Falls, MT
Category: Skilled Trades
Employment Type: Contract-to-Hire
Job ID: 38759
Date Added: 10/04/2022

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Planer Operator

If you have skills as a Planer Operator, let LC Staffing help you build a career with a local company that has a solid foundation here in the valley. We are looking for a safety conscience, reliable planer operator who thrives working around wood and understands the lumber industry. You would be working closely with the planer foreman, grade techs, shippers, and forklift operators. 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as Planer backup for other employees
  • Trim end puller and pull chain operator
  • Monitor sticker stacker machine
  • Notify foreman of any quality problems and any mechanical or electrical problems
  • Stack lumber and tally lumber units
  • Fill out inventory tickets and edits computer generated inventory tickets
  • Sort off-grade and damaged lumber
  • Secure lumber units and paper wrap units
  • Assist bander
  • Clean and shovel snow under the planer infeed as needed
  • Serve as the primary operator for the small forklift
  • Maintain clean work area


Requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED, preferred
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen, required
  • Knowledge of lumber quality and grades, preferred
  • Experience operating machinery, preferred



Wage:  Starting at $20.63 hour/DOE
Shift:  Monday – Thursday, 5:30am – 4:30pm


Get in touch! Call or text 406-752-0191 to reach Andrew in our Kalispell LC Staffing Office.


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