Kiln Operator PT Weekend

Part Time Weekend Kiln Operator

McAlpines Timber Limited is seeking a part time kiln operator. This is a weekend position dependent on the requirements of the plant. Approximately six hours per weekend.
There may also be the possibility for extra hours over long weekends, holiday weekends and to cover full-time staff leave during the year.

The position will encompass all aspects of kiln drying for local and export markets. We have four Windsor Medium Temp Kilns which operate the Dryspec 2000 management program.

The successful applicant would be responsible for loading of trolleys, loading kilns, moisture content testing and record keeping. There would also be maintenance of the kilns and hot water plant, including daily boiler cleaning.

The position requires an OSH forklift certificate, F endorsement and ideally a class 2 license. You must be able to work safely unsupervised and alone.

Training for the hot water plant and class 2 license can be arranged if required.

McAlpines have an active drug & alcohol policy in place, a pre-employment test and medical will be required.

Written applications enclosing a CV should be addressed to:

Kiln Operator Position, McAlpines Timber Ltd
Private Bag 1003, Rangiora 7440 or email:

Applicants for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ work visa.

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