Careers at Kalesnikoff

Are you inspired? We want to hear from you. Take a look at the career opportunities below and send your resume and cover letter along to us; we’re always seeking talented, hard-working members to add to our exceptional team.

Forestry Jobs for Tomorrow’s Future

As one of the most innovative and well-managed specialty mills in North America, Kalesnikoff is committed to supporting forestry jobs within our local community, and delivering to our customers, while caring for our environment. We sustainably produce some of the finest grain and highest quality mass timber and softwood lumber products in the world. As an independent, family-owned and operated company since 1939, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource.

To see our mass timber facility in action and learn about the Kalesnikoff family legacy, check out our video tour and our family video.

Our Home in the West Kootenay Region of BC

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the Kootenay region of BC is a highly desired and special place to call “home.” With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the West Kootenays isn’t just a region: it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Professional Opportunities

Design Technician

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

 

Role and Objectives:

The Design Technician, under the Director, Manufacturing, Planning & Strategy, is responsible for supporting the Sales Team and Project Manager in concept design, 3D modeling and critical project elements to ensure successful design of Mass Timber structures.  You will interpret the project plans and ensure the structural design maximizes the best possible use of our Glulam & Cross Laminated Timber products, while meeting the customers’ vision and objectives.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Develop and prepare designs and drawings from preliminary concepts, sketches, engineering calculations, specification sheets and other data.
  • Create building information models (BIM), using computer software, to provide digital representations of physical and functional aspects of buildings and other engineering projects.
  • Operate computer-assisted design (CAD) and drafting workstations.
  • Use on-screen tools to measure distances and angles.
  • Convert distances on scaled drawings to actual dimensions using the drawing ratio.
  • Use geometry, trigonometry and algebraic formulas when detailing the relationships between shapes in drawings.
  • Make changes, corrections and improvements to scale drawings and project schematics.
  • Produce 2D shop drawings for timber and steel elements.
  • Create assembly drawings.
  • Develop and prepare design sketches.
  • Examine the continuity of designs through multiple drawings and views to confirm the alignment and placement of drawing elements.
  • Evaluate the suitability of design elements and make suggestions for improvements where needed.
  • Complete documentation packages and produce drawing sets.
  • Write short notes and annotations on drawings for builders and manufacturers to supplement visual information.
  • Check and verify design drawings to conform to specifications and design data.
  • Other duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Diploma in Engineering Design Technology
  • (1) years of experience as a design technician, or a BIM Technician.
  • Excellent knowledge of computer programs, include MS Suite programs such as Excel, Word, Power Point and Bluebeam.
  • Ability to read structural, architectural and mechanical blue prints.
  • Experience with CADwork, Rhino, Rivit, or other 3D software.
  • Great time management skills.
  • Receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Makes suggestions for improvement.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.

Work Conditions:

  • Primarily seated desk work, with occasional walking to/from other offices, and production facilities, as needed.
  • Ability to focus after interruptions from in person, phone, or digital communications.
  • Requires finger dexterity, and the ability to focus on screen for prolonged periods.
  • Occasional ability to lift and manipulate objects of up to 20 lbs.
  • Use of Personal Protective Equipment will be required when entering industrial facilities (e.g. hard-hat, safety boots, etc.).
  • Occasional exposure to hazards associated with manufacturing worksites.

Compensation Package:

  • Salary: 60,000 – 75,000 (Dependent on experience)
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to ">.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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Forklift Lead Hand KLC

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

Role and Objectives:

The Forklift Lead Hand under the direction of the General Manager of Manufacturing, is responsible for supporting managing our Operational needs across our KLC site, including our satellite yards, excluding KMT. The Forklift Lead Hand will provide support and direction to a team operating in a forever changing environment.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Look after the health and safety of you and your crew
  • Manage the performance of the Forklift Team
  • Manage yard inventory in a way that supports full-product utilization from each sawmill & planer run
  • Keep all Team members well-educated on upcoming production requirements (sawmill/planer/kiln/shipping needs)
  • Manage the inventory of storage-related consumables
  • Operate forklift and support and assist the Team where needed
  • Manage and oversee the transfer of lumber to our Value-add facilities
  • Support Team members with daily/weekly tactical decisions
  • Maintain a two-week running schedule that meets the needs of all other departmental requirements
  • Maintain a relief pool that has the experience and skills to provide vacation/sick day relief
  • Ensure our training is consistent with the expectations of our Due Diligence program
  • Keep our SWP’s current and up-to-date
  • Work with the Maintenance Team at ensuring our assets are being operated consistent with our maintenance expectations.  Schedule maintenance opportunities that provide win-win results
  • Manage the hours on all forklifts to ensure our usage is in line with all lease agreements.

Requirements:

  • (3) years of experience as a Forklift operator.
  • High School Diploma, or equivalent GED, etc.
  • Forklift Certificate
  • Previous experience in a supervisory role is considered an asset.
  • Previous experience operating forklift in lumber manufacturing environment.
  • Proven track record of showcasing a high level of safety awareness.
  • Proven track record of showcasing strong team skills.
  • Mature and able to work unsupervised.
  • High personal standard for quality of work
  • Ability to maintain safe working behaviors and organization in a fast-paced and consistently evolving environment.
  • Commitment to getting the job done and working longer hours as needed.

 

Work Conditions

  • Overtime as required.
  • Occasional exposure to dust and fumes
  • Exposure to industrial noise, moving equipment, and overlapping work-zones.
  • Occasional safety lockouts and access to equipment
  • Requires frequent stooping/bending/crouching, reaching, handling, finger dexterity, sitting, standing, walking, and lifting 30 or more lbs.
  • Constant finger dexterity and ability to hear, and talk, on/off radio in an industrial setting.
  • Occasional climbing and carrying

 

Compensation Package:

  • Wage: $35.00 – $40.00.  Dependent on skills and experience.
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to ">.

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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Silviculture Forester

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

 

Role and Objectives:

Our Woodlands Team works to maintain a sustainable footprint on the landscape while balancing all the important forest values. The Silviculture Forester, under the direction of the Forestry Supervisor, is responsible for supporting the Woodlands Team in all aspects of forestry with specific leadership in Silviculture, Woodlands Safety and Certification.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and maintain all aspects of our silviculture program.
  • Prepare project budgets and corporate financial reporting summaries as required.
  • Coordinates all silvicultural/planning, contract management, GIS, record keeping/reporting, and development activities required for the implementation of annual silviculture plans.
  • Professional oversight of company silviculture activities, including planting, surveys, treatments, site preparation, and reporting
  • All office and field work related to the planning and implementation of silviculture activities, including site preparation, and planting as well as silviculture surveys.
  • Maintain company records and data, track costs and report silviculture activities.
  • Assisting with timber cruising and timber investigations.
  • May assist in cut block, road layout and assessments if required.
  • May assist with the riparian and ecosystem assessments if required.
  • Manage and liaise internal and external stakeholders.
  • Collaborate and support other Kalesnikoff business units, including Operations, Transportation, Logistics, Indigenous Relations, and Science & Certification business units.
  • Provide leadership in safety and environmental stewardship by demonstrating and ensuring the adherence of company safety and sustainability ideals, processes, and procedures.
  • Provides leadership and direction to sustain and enhance the forest resource, control, or reduce silviculture unit costs, and maximize future stand value and margins within budget.
  • Manages, trains and coaches silvicultural/planning employees and contractors at the operation.
  • Actively maintains current and potential mutually beneficial relationships with First Nations partners, Government agencies and public and private interest groups to support access to incremental fibre.
  • Participates in the consultation process with First Nations and other stakeholders, acting as a member of the information sharing team.
  • Prepare, assist in preparation, or peer review, various plans and assessments associated with cutblock development including:
  • Site Plans, Visual Impact Assessments, Burn Plans and other related silviculture projects and prepare applications as necessary.
  • Other Duties as required.

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree in Forestry or related degree in Natural Resource Management
  • Registration with Forest Professionals British Columbia (FPBC) and hold Registered Professional Forester (RPF) Status at the time of application.
  • 3-5 years of experience in developing and implementing silviculture programs with increasingly responsible roles
  • Ability to use basic GIS applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of the results reporting system
  • Proven ability to work in a team environment with good communication skills and an ability to speak confidently in a public setting.
  • Good working knowledge of legislation, regulations and requirements related to BC Crown land forest operations.
  • Knowledge of silvicultural and forest harvesting practices with a strong focus on improving safety, quality, and efficiency

Compensation Package:

  • Wage: $75,000 – $90,000 (Depending on experience)
  • Schedule: Monday – Friday
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

 

Working Condidtions:

  • Physical ability to lift 50lbs.
  • Ability to traverse challenging terrain on foot.
  • Travel as necessary, mostly confined to travel to and from field locations within the work day.
  • Working alone within a check in framework
  • Hours over and above a standard workday may be required during planting season.
  • Interacts with employees, contractors, management, and the public at large.

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to .

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

 

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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CNC Manager

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

 

Role and objectives:

The CNC Manager is responsible for leading the CNC Programming and Operator Team. The CNC Manager will oversee all CNC machines and programming tasks to improve the efficiency of production as well as the quality of finished products. This individual will assist, train and mentor all operators and programmers, ensuring the team is up to date and self-sufficient. The CNC Manager will also oversee corrections of malfunctions or irregularities and adjust procedures as required to ensure quality of production is maintained.

Compensation Package:

  • Starting at $95,000.00 per year
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures. Maintain safe and healthy work environment by establishing, following, and enforcing standards and procedures, complying with legal regulations; in collaboration with the Safety Department
  • initiating corrective actions
  • Continuously develop and update written operating procedures for all critical tasks within the operation. Ensure the workforce is adequately trained, and aware of their level of responsibility.
  • Hold people accountable when required.
  • Maintain regular department meetings.
  • Lead the CNC Programming and Operator Team
  • Responsible for all CNC machines
  • Overseeing programming tasks
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose common CNC problems with team and consult with manufacturer as necessary.
  • Maintain CNC programming schedule.
  • Quality Control on CLT and glulam parts and adjust tooling parameters accordingly.
  • Selecting new equipment and tooling
  • Organizing repair and machine servicing together with Maintenance Team
  • Assisting operators with set up of jobs on machines, but ultimately training and mentoring operators to be self-sufficient.
  • Ensuring that the CNC team remains up to date with mandatory training.
  • Communicate with supervisors, engineers, production control, quality and other shop personnel for assignments and to resolve machining or quality issues.
  • Liaise with multi-disciplinary teams to identify areas of inefficiency.
  • Within the scope of the job requirements, will be required to adhere and comply with provincial and federal law, the Company ISO Quality Program and procedures, Company policies and
  • Safety and Environmental Regulations.
  • Other duties as required.


Requirements:

Post-secondary diploma or certification in a related field preferred.
Completion of an apprenticeship program or a combination of over four (4) years of work experience in the trade and some college or industry courses in machining.
CNC Machinist certification required.
Five (5) or more years’ of CNC experience in timber manufacturing setting is considered a requirement.
Experience with Hundegger CNC-machines and Biesse CNC-machines is required.
Ability to use CAM software “Cambium” and “DDX” is preferred.
Good MS Excel and MS Word skills
Ability to read and interpret drawings, schematics, and manuals.
Ability to operate Hundegger CNC machines.
Good technical understanding of Hundegger CNC-machines
Good communication skills
Excellent people skills and the ability to deliver hands-on training.
How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to ">. Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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CNC Operator

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

Role and objectives:

The CNC Operator, under the direction of appropriate Manager/Team Lead/Coordinator is responsible for the precise operation and coordination of our state-of-the-art CNC Machines, which currently include the Biesse CLT 400 Dual Spindle Gantry CNC, and the Hundegger Robot Drive 1300 Max. Soon to include a Hundegger PBA – a Dual Spindle Gantry CNC. The CNC operator is responsible for, and must be proficient at maximizing uptime, interpreting CAD and other industrial drawings and blueprints, maintaining tools and preventative maintenance, and ensuring high quality control by making necessary adjustments to maintain consistency. The operator must also have excellent attention to detail and strong emphasis on computer operated equipment.

Compensation Package:

  • Wage: $29.50 per hour.
  • Shift premiums: Nightshift: $.50 per hour.
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.


Responsibilities:

  • Understand and comply with all company policies and procedures.
  • Respect and respond to direction given.
  • Load and unload machine safely, while maximizing offload and re-load efficiencies
  • Manage and coordinate production flow through both CNC machines to meet delivery schedules.
  • Ensure all timber panels and beams are milled with precision and to the highest quality to meet customer expectations.
  • Conduct QC on machine-cut parts to ensure the accuracy of the specified drawings.
  • Train new employees, and ensure performance is to standard.
  • Maintain tooling to ensure high uptime performance together with CNC Coordinator
  • Perform regular inspections of machine to ensure precision accuracy and maintain machine condition.
  • Recognizes and report machine issues/warnings immediately to CNC Coordinator or Supervisor
  • Ensures precise maintenance of programs and program files.
  • Report production progress daily
  • Performs routine cleaning, preventative maintenance, troubleshooting, and maintains orderly work, storage areas and department.
  • Be open for suggestions, change and adjustments for constant improvement.
  • Secondary duties required as per related SWP.

 

Requirements:

  • One (1) year(s) minimum experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be able to use and read all measuring equipment associated with this trade (e.g., calipers, tape measure, squares, etc.).
  • Manual dexterity required for operating machinery and software computer programs.
  • Experience as a CNC Operator an asset – preference given to those with woodworking CNC background.
  • Experience as a CNC Operator an asset – preference given to those with woodworking CNC background.
  • Knowledge and experience with Biesse Works and Cambium an asset
  • Knowledge of safe operation of CNC Machines, Cranes, Rigging and Material Handling an asset
  • Lumber grading, or wood product knowledge an asset.
  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn quickly, interact well with employees in all departments and have a high degree of attention to detail. ]
  • Receptive to change – can adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Makes suggestions for improvement.
  • Proactive in ensuring job knowledge is current.

 

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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Millwright – Weekend Graveyard Shift

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

 

As Part Of The Graveyard Maintenance Team, You Will

  • Be required to fulfill steady nightshift on our weekend crew (5:00 PM – 5:00 AM) Friday to Sunday
  • Live up to the highest level of safety and environmental compliance. This means demonstrating full accountability for one’s actions, watching out for fellow employees, and confronting unsafe actions or conditions that could lead to personal harm.
  • Enjoy the environment and camaraderie of working in a team of Journeyman/Journeywoman trades people.
  • Establish and implement preventative & operational maintenance activities.
  • Support manufacturing operations to locate and diagnose defects in production equipment.
  • Perform incidental tasks as required to complete the larger task.
  • Complete required preventive maintenance at defined intervals on all mechanical equipment.
  • Work with other trades in a flexible team environment to achieve greater efficiency and productivity.
  • Support our drive for enhanced performance and improved quality and efficiency.

Compensation Package:

  • Starting wage: $47:00 per hour
  • Shift premiums: Nightshift = $1.50 per hour, weekend = $4.00 per hour.
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance.
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

Required Skills And Qualifications

  • Red Seal Certification
  • 5+ years of experience working in an industrial setting.
  • Experience with pump rebuilds, mechanical seals, hydraulic systems, bearing installation and other industrial equipment.
  • Superior troubleshooting skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner.

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to . Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

 

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking, and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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Sales Manager, Mass Timber

Our company:

For over 80 years and four generations, our family has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We began as a horse-logging operation in 1939 and have grown to become an industry-leading mass timber provider with a high-tech sawmill. From seedlings to solutions, we see our products through the entire process — from forest management to manufacturing, design, prefabrication, and delivery.

As an independent, family-owned, and operated company, we recognize that people are our most valuable resource. As we continue to grow, we’re searching for individuals who enjoy a hands-on approach to work tasks and thrive in a team-based environment.

At Kalesnikoff, working safely is an expectation. In your role you will have the time and resources needed to meet that expectation.

 

Role and objectives:

The Senior Manager, Mass Timber Sales, under the direction of the Director, Design & Construction, is responsible for building key customer relationships with new and existing clients and converting market opportunities into mass timber projects. The Senior Manager, Mass Timber Sales will work with staff from various departments within the organization to increase sales opportunities and maximize revenue specifically related to Mass Timber Projects.

The successful applicant will have a broad interest in the emerging mass timber industry, sustainable forestry, and built environment. A strong understanding of mass timber technology and experience in identifying growth opportunities is considered an asset.

Compensation Package:

  • Salary Range: $120,000.00 – $150,000.00
  • Extended health benefits including health, dental, vision, travel, Health Spending Account and RRSP program.
  • Salary Range: $120,000.00 – $150,000.00
  • Team building and social events.
  • Training, development, and mentorship opportunities
  • Opportunity to advance in your career.
  • Work-life balance
  • A great culture where we truly value our employees.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Identify mass timber project opportunities through diverse sales channels.
  • Pursue mass timber project opportunities in close collaboration with KMT estimating and project delivery teams to ensure project offerings are suitable for KMT’s order file and competitive in the marketplace.
  • Convert mass timber project opportunities into confirmed projects aligned the organization’s revenue and profitability targets.
  • Assist with the development and evolution of the organization’s sales strategy, reflective of relevant market dynamics, enterprise needs, etc.
  • Model and champion corporate values and mission to KMT’s customer base and industry at large
  • Work closely with other department within KMT to develop and refine sales strategy and assure congruence with operational needs.
  • Interface with Senior Leadership Team in order to refine sales priorities and targets based on organizational strategy and initiatives.
  • Assist in developing an annual budget for markets and product lines aligned with the organization’s overall objectives.
  • Maintain competitive knowledge to create and adjust sales strategies as necessary.
  • Focused on continuing to build key customer relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Take a leadership role in the negotiation of Commitments, ranging from Purchase Orders to Subcontracts and Master Agreements
  • Ensure that data is accurately entered and managed within the company’s sales management system.
  • Represent the company at industry events, business forums and other related events.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institute and/or equivalent work experience
  • 2+ years of management experience.
  • 5 years of experience in a related technical field (IE construction, engineering, architecture, manufacturing etc.) preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to provide superior customer service.
  • Experience with developing sales strategy and product development plans.
  • Mass Timber experience is considered an asset.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both verbally and written

 

How to apply:

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to .

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis until the position is filled.

 

About our Kootenay home:

Are the mountains calling you? From beautiful parks and forests, pristine lakes, breathtaking valleys and stunning mountain ranges, the West Kootenay region is a highly desired and special place to call home. With an abundance of recreation including ski areas, golf courses, hot springs, and endless hiking, biking and other outdoor activities, the Kootenays isn’t just a region, it’s a lifestyle. Our vibrant mountain towns are full of arts, culture, food, history and caring communities. What are you doing after work today?

 

Equal opportunity commitment:

Kalesnikoff is a committed equal opportunity employer. Kalesnikoff’s recruitment strategy is designed to attract the best person for each position, to ensure equality of opportunity for all applicants, and to promote our corporate vision and culture. When considering applicants for positions within our Company, only job-related criteria such as ability, merit and responsibility are used to evaluate applicants. Kalesnikoff prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of any characteristic protected by applicable law.

Kalesnikoff is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. Kalesnikoff believes in integration and equal opportunity. Kalesnikoff is committed to meeting the needs of persons with disabilities in a timely manner and will do so by identifying barriers to accessibility and meeting accessibility standards in accordance with applicable law.

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