Millwright and Saw Filer

Wilkesboro, NC Full-time
Posted on September 1, 2019

Church & Church Lumber Company is a family-owned and operated business located in Wilkes County, North Carolina.

We have been a part of the forest products industry for four generations. The Church & Church Lumber Company family of companies controls all of our processes from raw material acquisition, timber harvesting, sawmilling, and kiln drying. We have openings for a Millwright and Saw Filer. Millwrights are responsible for the maintenance, repair, installation & modification of all sawmill related equipment to safely maximize, uptime, quality and productivity.

Required Skills:

• Minimum 3 years experience in industrial maintenance
• In depth knowledge of industrial mechanics
• Knowledge of pneumatics, hydraulics, and electrical applications
• Strong stick welding abilities
• Troubleshooting skills 
• Communication skills
• Ability to work independently and in a team environment
• Solid background in heavy industrial manufacturing
• Knowledge of the lumber manufacturing process is an asset
• Minimum 3 years of filing experience
• Experienced filer in hardwood
• In depth knowledge and experience in setting up hand saw mills
• Set saw guides
• Perform maintenance on grinders and leveler
• Ability to thoroughly align mills
• Strong knowledge of yield and grade recovery
• Troubleshoot saw issues such as lumber marking or off size lumber

The Lead Saw Doctor is responsible for maintaining bands for two main saw centers in the mill. This will include a Twin, (End-Dogging Carriage fitted with two 6ft mills) as well as a 6ft Linebar Resaw.

Benefits for the Millwright and Lead Filer Position:

Paid Vacation
• Health Insurance
• Retirement Plan
• Great Work Environment