Overview

The essence of this job is to feed uncut trees and wood into a saw mill to make useful and functioning timber products such as posts, rails, and finer wood cuts for floor boards and furniture. This permanent full time position is available in the Southern Highlands of NSW. Great undercover but outside job with above award wages.

  • Able to use Lucas mill an advantage
  • Conversant with milling hardwoods. In our case blue gum for posts and stringy bark for finer floor boards/ furniture etc
  • Knowledge of storage
  • Ability to use chainsaw and log splitter.
  • adjusting and cleaning machines and performing minor repairs
  • securing timber into place and setting saws to produce specified sizes of plank and board to be cut
  • starting machines and feeding stock onto cutting saw, and operating feed mechanisms
  • raising and lowering saws to trim boards and remove defects such as rot and splits
  • verifying dimensions of cut stock and accuracy of cuts
  • checking saws and other machines for safety, sharpness and correct functioning