General Labourer (Heavy Equipment Operator)

General Labourer (Heavy Equipment Operator), Val-d’Or, Quebec

When you join our team as a General Labourer (Heavy Equipment Operator),
your keen eye for detail will keep the yard and the mill clean and tidy.
Working in a sawmill, you’ll discover that they do more than just process
forest products, they also transform our communities. What’s more, you’ll be
responsible for operating really big machines, unloading trucks of round wood,
transporting lumber, and feeding the mill from the lumber yard.

What you’ll do

  • Clean up when debarking, sawing or planing, inside
    and out;
  • Tie bundles of rough lumber for outdoor drying;
  • Rework and stack bundles of rough lumber and planed
    lumber in the yard;
  • Clean yard and plant;
  • Clean inaccessible areas during work stoppages;
  • Replace operating stations during rotation breaks;
  • Feed transfers of 10-foot logs, unbarked and
    barked, to the bucking mill, using available machinery;
  • Unload roundwood trucks;
  • Feed the mill by transporting wood from the yard
    to the mill;
  • Empty reject bins and sort logs according to our
    quality standards;
  • Feed and unload incoming and outgoing kilns;
  • Empty the sawmill of sawn lumber;
  • Empty the planing mill of finished products and
    deposit them in the yard;
  • Teamwork with other heavy equipment operators;
  • Level the yard;
  • Perform all other related tasks.

What you’ll offer

  • Favorable evaluation of essential skills and
    abilities for the position;
  • Minimum 6 months’ experience as a heavy equipment
    operator (loader, mobile shovel, forklift, etc.).
  • Working conditions
  • Salary between $26.43 and $27.43/hour;
  • Monday to Friday (8h/day) or Monday to Thursday
  • Probation period of 450 hours worked;
  • Group insurance (eligible after probation is
  • Pension fund with employer contribution
    (eligible after probation).

Who We Are

Interfor is a growth-oriented forest products company, operating in all major forest products markets across North America. We offer one of the most diverse lines of wood products to customers around the globe, produced in safety-focused, world-class facilities. We strengthen and contribute to the local economies, build value for our employees and customers, and operate with world-leading sustainable forest management practices. We are proud to produce sustainable building materials that contribute to a healthy and sustainable future. Check out to learn more about our approach to sustainability.

Interfor is one of the largest forest products companies in the world and we’re growing in exciting directions. Come be a part of our success! #StartHereGoFar

What We Offer

Interfor builds value for our employees by providing a career where they can contribute, grow, and prosper. We offer a competitive salary, based both on what you bring to the role and benchmarked to market conditions. You’ll also get a competitive benefits package.

We want you to grow your career with Interfor. With our industry leading training programs and track record of promoting from within, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to ‘Start Here. Go Far.’ Check out our Employee Development Programs to learn more at

We appreciate the interest of all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All applicants offered a position must successfully complete a pre-employment background check. Interfor is an Equal Opportunity Employer building a capable, committed, diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual identity, gender, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability.