General Labourer

CanWel Building Materials - Prince George, BC (30+ days ago)

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General Labourer


Prince George, BC

Reference Number: NWT-BC-PG-041-260219

NorthWest Wood Treaters LP, a wood treating plant, is part of the CanWel Treating Division, which is under the CanWel Building Materials Group Ltd.


Reporting to the Plant Manager, the General Labourer wraps, bands, labels, counts, and identifies lumber using various lumber handling equipment.

Expected Contributions

  • Operates lumber handling equipment at various wood stacking machinery.
  • Bands and wraps lumber.
  • Occasionally hand piles wood.
  • Services production machines.
  • Maintains a clean and organized yard.
  • Adheres to all work safety rules and regulations.
  • Adheres to customer service commitments.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Attention to detail.
  • Able to count and identify various lumber products.
  • Experience working in a lumber mill or lumber yard is desirable.
  • Must have own steel-toed boots.
  • Able to lift up to 50 pounds or 23 kilograms.
  • Bending, lifting, and reaching during course of shift.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write English.
  • Forklift certification is an asset.
  • Level Three First Aid is an asset.



  • High school graduation preferred
  • Background in Forestry, Wood Processing is an asset


  • Competitive hourly rate
  • Health benefits

HOURS OF WORK: Monday to Friday, 7:00 am – 3:30 pm

Note: Hours may change due to operational requirements.

Work Location: 10553 Willow Cale Forest Rd, Prince George, BC V2N 4T6

Transportation: Must have own reliable transportation. The site is not located on a bus route.

Corporate Website:

To Apply: Please visit CanWel Careers page at to apply online.

CanWel welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants must be legally entitled to work in Canada without sponsorship.

We thank you for your interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • general labour: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Prince George, BC (Preferred)


  • Forklift Operator (Preferred)