Saw Operator
Seed Hawk Inc
Langbank, Langbank, SK, CA
2d ago


Väderstad is looking for people who share our passion for farming. Our employees are the most important resource we have in achieving our goals.

We provide great career opportunities for the right candidates in a rapidly evolving workplace with locations in ag markets across North America.

Vaderstad is an equal opportunity employer, that values and respects diversity in its workforce. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications, merit and business needs.

The Saw Technician 1 sets up and operates saws to cut metal according to specifications.

Education / Experience

Grade 12

Experience in a factory environment an asset

Core Competencies

Mechanically inclined

Basic mathematical skills

Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings

Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing


Commitment to Health & Safety


Daily PM of machines including pre-shift checklist

Sets controls to adjust speed, feed rate, and blade tensions

Verifies dimensions of finished workpiece, using measuring devices

Set up and operate metal-sawing machinesto cut metal stock to dimensions : Reads job order for specifications, for example material, type, and size of stock, and dimensions to be cut

Obtains and transfers stock to machine, manually or with PME. Installs saw blade and sets blade tension and cutting speed for specified operation

Sets stops and guides to control dimension of cut

Starts machine and observes operation

Measures work for conformance to specifications, using tape and anglefinder

Marks identifying data on workpiece

Replaces defective cutting blade or wheel, using handtools

Loads / unloads laser parts on blaster tray

Move crates / tubes with lift truck

Keeps parts organized

Keeps work area clean

Sets controls on blaster for specific operations

Maintains amount of shot in blaster

Works together with other technicians to ensure satisfactory completions of tasks

Work Conditions

Working in manufacturing plant environment.

Some exposure to potentially hazourdous environments requiring protective equipment

Employee may be exposed to dust, odors, fumes and high levels of noise at times

Lifting or moving up to 50lbs may be required

Exposure to temperature fluctuations

Extended periods of standing, and other physically demanding conditions

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