Now Hiring – Sawyer, Joist Production

  • 292156 Crosspointe Road, Rocky View County, AB (behind the Century Downs Racetrack/Casino in Balzac) and NOT on a bus route.

Why Join Us?

At Star Building Materials, our people make a difference. We offer an exciting place to build your career with:

  • Competitive compensation and benefit packages
  • Company matching RRSP/DPSP program
  • Employee home purchase program
  • Employee discounts
Job Overview

Reporting to the Production Manager, as the Sawyer, Joist Production you ensure lumber is sawed accurately according to order specifications using a variety of saws.

Your day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Reviewing work instructions and determining the accurate lumber required for the job.
  • Inspecting quality and storing lumber in designated areas. Replenishing and organizing raw materials at the station.
  • Ensuring lumber is sawed accurately according to specified dimensions and angles.
  • Examining work orders to determine appropriate procedures and proper setup of equipment.
  • Working safely and complying with all health and safety procedures and policies.

As our ideal candidate, you are…

  • Organized; you effectively manage your time while balancing multiple priorities.
  • A strong communicator; you clearly express your thoughts in conversation and in written communication.
  • An active listener; you seek to understand and listen to others in a non-judgmental way.
Essential Requirements
  • Completion of middle school, must be able to read and write and perform basic math.
  • Minimum 6 months of sawing experience
  • Satisfactory verification of criminal record check
  • Attention to detail, good hand-eye coordination, and situational awareness of the physical work environment
  • Physically able to kneel and crouch as well as lift, carry, push or pull objects weighing up to 100 lbs
Preferred Requirements
  • Previous experience using a variety of tools such as nail guns, saws and banding machines is definitely an asset
  • Working in a production plant with lumber is an asset

What We Value

  • Creating trusting and successful working relationships
  • Setting clear, measurable and achievable goals
  • Cooperating with team members in an open, supportive and respectful manner
  • Staying current with technical job skills
  • Taking responsibility for the outcomes of decisions and actions
Work Conditions

You primarily work on site during regular business hours, Monday to Friday. Work has exposure to noise from equipment/machinery and occupational hazards as well as dealing with inclement weather and dust. Overtime may occasionally be required.

About Us

Star Building Materials is an independent, wholly owned division of Qualico.

Since 1958, Star Building Materials has sourced, manufactured, and supplied quality building materials to builders, developers, renovators, and homeowners. It is our mission to innovate within the construction industry, exploring new methods to help you reduce waste, increase efficiency, and manage project costs.

None of this would be possible without people. We hire only the most forward-thinking, experienced, and passionate staff to serve your building needs. We care deeply about the quality of the products and service you receive, and we invest in our relationships both with our employees and our customers. We aim to reach beyond minimum standards of safety and environmental concerns.

We serve our clients with some of the most innovative building solutions available, including framing and finishing materials, engineered wood floor systems, trusses, drywall, insulation, and a wide selection of related supplies. To learn more, click here.

Qualico welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process. 

Candidates being considered will be contacted. We thank you for your interest. Join our Talent Community to stay up to date on job opportunities and to find out why we have the best reason to come to work every day.

Closing date: May 8, 2024

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