Summary Sawmill Machine Operator near Lévis (QC)

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Sawmill machine operators operate, monitor and control automated lumbermill equipment to saw timber logs into rough lumber; saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes; and saw or split shingles and shakes. They are employed in sawmills and planing mills.


  • Examine logs and rough lumber to decide best lumber cuts
  • Operate automated lumbermill equipment from control rooms or consoles
  • Saw, trim and plane rough lumber into dressed lumber of various sizes
  • Saw or split shingles and shakes
  • Start conveyor system to move logs and lumber to and from saws



Median wage in Chaudière-Appalaches Region

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High school or specific training

High school diploma or occupation-specific training usually required

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