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Collins Pine Company, Chester, California
This position is responsible for changing the saws and guides between shifts on all
machines as needed, maintain saw guides, clean and maintain grinders. In the most
general terms this position must perform those duties as directed by the Head Filer and
Sawmill Supervisor to help provide a quality saw and guide installation to the machine
centers described above for Collins Pine Sawmill.
Position Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
 Operates machines to sharpen band or circular saw blades used in lumber cutting
 Removes saw blades from machine and mounts on sharpening machine
 Examines saw blades to determine amount to cut necessary to sharpen them
 Turns hand wheels to set cutting control to specified depth of cut for saw teeth, and
to adjust space between cutting tools
 Starts machines and observes operation
 Repair blades by dismantling, straightening, reshaping, using cutting torch,
straightening press, and hand tools
 Check boards 15 minutes before lunch and end of shift for possible saw or guide
 Check boards at beginning of shift and after lunch to insure they are at the level of
quality that is expected
 Follow company lock-out procedures and use safe work practices at all times
Position Requirements
 Three (3) years experience as a sawmill/planer saw filer
 Ability to apply mechanical principles to practical situations using machines, hand
tools, or techniques in a variety of jobs ranging from routine to complex
 Ability to operate special equipment and machines, and perform routine physical
work. Load, unload and operate assorted machines
 Observe all safety rules
 Strong interpersonal skills
 High achiever who demands quality work, is efficient and constantly striving to
improve processes
 Must be team oriented
Salary / Wage
$ 26.95 per hour, plus full health benefits
Resume Closing Date
Open until filled
Send Resume to:
Janice White / HR Manager
P.O. Box 796, Chester, California 96020
(530) 258-4412
EOE, including disability/veterans

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Minimum Hourly Wage: 26.95
    Maximum Hourly Wage: DOE
    Salary Range: DOE