Lumber Grader


Location: Surrey, BC

Terms of Employment: Terms of employment
Permanent employment
Full time

Company: Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Students, Visible minorities, Youth

Date Posted: Posted on April 06, 2021

Salary: Salary$$32.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week

Timings: Day, Evening



Job requirements

EducationSecondary (high) school graduation certificateExperience1 to less than 7 monthsWork SettingSawmillOwn Tools/EquipmentSteel-toed safety boots; Safety glasses/goggles; Gloves; Ear plugsWork Site EnvironmentNoisy; Odours; DustyTransportation/Travel InformationPublic transportation is availableWork Conditions and Physical CapabilitiesRepetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Standing for extended periodsLumber Graders Specific SkillsTally lumber; Stamp lumber to indicate grade, wood type, moisture level and other characteristics; Sort lumber for further drying, trimming or remanufacturing; Measure lumber to ensure specified thickness, length and width; Examine lumber visually for knots, holes, splits and other defects; Classify and sort lumber according to industry standardsOther Wood Processing Inspectors and Graders Specific SkillsMeasure wood products to ensure conformance to specifications; Mark defects to be repaired; Inspect plywood panels, veneer sheets, panelboards, shingles and similar wood products for defects; Grade and label wood products according to quality standardsPersonal SuitabilityEffective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Client focus; Judgement; Organized