Sawmill Machine Operator Alternative titles: Sawyer, Sawing Machine Operator, Edger Tender, Trimmerman/Trimmerwoman

$19.35/h Average Salary
Job Prospects

What are the main duties?

  • Saw hardwoods, white pines, red pines and other softwoods.
  • Resaw wood pieces.
  • Saw wood pieces.
  • Buck wood with cut-off saw.
  • Upkeep machines.
  • Replace saws.
  • Grade wood.

Is it right for you?

  • You are in excellent physical shape.
  • You have good observation skills.
  • You are meticulous, autonomous and cautious.
  • You have good manual dexterity.


Sciage Program available in French only

Where is this program being offered?
regions quebec Saguenay - Lac-Saint-JeanCapitale-Nationale and Laurentides
Job Placement Rate
65% Job Placement Rate
Duration of training 900h
Are you eligible? Check your eligibility
Want more info? Program details