CNC Operator

Kalesnikoff Lumber
Posted a month ago

Job Description

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

Role and objectives:

In this position you will have the opportunity to learn how to operate one or more of our CNC machines. The position will start off with the Uniteam CLT 400, dual gantry panel machine, but may evolve into our new Hundugger Panel CNC or our Hundegger Beam CNC.

You will work alongside our Finishing Team, delivering high quality products on time to our valued customers.


Ensure all timber panels and beams are milled with precision and to the highest quality to meet our customers’ expectations. Coordinate production flow through CNC to meet delivery schedules. Manage machine interface between CADworks and DDX software platforms. Conduct QC on machine cut parts to ensure accuracy to the specified drawings. Maintain all equipment and tooling to ensure high uptime performance. Perform regular inspections and calibrations of the machine to ensure precision accuracy. Ensure safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.


A passion for working with wood – either in lumber, timber, or carpentry experience Self-motivated, and capable of working alone as well as a part of a team! Experience reading and interpreting plans/designs is an asset. Experience with computer modeling such as CADWorks, Autocad, Revit, Solidworks, DDX is an asset. Ability to multi-task and prioritize to meet deadlines. Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

You can expect these great benefits:

Competitive compensation packages Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program. Team building and social events. Training, development, and mentorship opportunities Opportunity to advance in your career. Work-life balance A great culture where we truly value our employees.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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