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.

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

Journeyman Carpenter

Are you Inspired? Mass Timber Career Opportunity:

West Kootenay-based Kalesnikoff has completed constructing a new $36 million Mass Timber facility between Castlegar and Nelson, B.C. which has state-of-the-art equipment from European and other exceptional manufacturers. This is a highly advanced, fully integrated mass timber facility, producing exceptionally high-quality cross-laminated timber and glulam beams. Leading architects, engineers, designers and project managers around the world are increasingly seeking high-quality, customized mass timber products to create stunning, sustainable, and energy-efficient buildings. We believe Mass Timber will positively transform building design and wood innovation here in North American as it has in Europe and we’re thrilled to play a role in this evolution.

 

If this excites you as much as us, we want to hear from you. We are hiring experienced, skilled and passionate team members.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Reading blueprints/shop drawings
  •  Light framing in both rough and finish carpentry
  •  Utilizing hand, shop and air tools
  •  Laying out and building templates

 

Qualifications:

  • Applicants should have at least 2+ years carpentry experience
  • High school diploma
  • Post-secondary education in trades/carpentry
  • Commitment to high safety standards
  • Organizational and planning skills

 

Contact information/how to apply:

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

 

About Kalesnikoff:

Since 1939 and over four generations, our team has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We practice sustainable forest management and are dedicated to preserving the beautiful environment in which we live and work. As one of the cleanest and most well-managed, high-technology speciality mills in B.C., we are committed to supporting our customers, communities and environment while producing some of the finest grain and highest quality softwood lumber products in the world. As an independent, family-owned and operated company, we think in terms of generations, not quarters and we recognize that people are our most valuable resource.

 

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?

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CNC Finishing Operator

Are you Inspired? Mass Timber Career Opportunity:

West Kootenay-based Kalesnikoff has completed constructing a new $36 million Mass Timber facility between Castlegar and Nelson, B.C. which has state-of-the-art equipment from European and other exceptional manufacturers. This is a highly advanced, fully integrated mass timber facility, producing exceptionally high-quality cross-laminated timber and glulam beams. Leading architects, engineers, designers and project managers around the world are increasingly seeking high-quality, customized mass timber products to create stunning, sustainable, and energy-efficient buildings. We believe Mass Timber will positively transform building design and wood innovation here in North American as it has in Europe and we’re thrilled to play a role in this evolution.

 

If this excites you as much as us, we want to hear from you. We are hiring experienced, skilled and passionate team members.

 

Role & Objectives:

The CNC Operator position is responsible for precise programming, operation and coordination of our two state-of-the-art CNC machines:

1.    Uniteam CLT 400, dual spindle gantry CNC machine

2.    Uniteam CK 18 beam CNC machine

 

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all timber panels and beams are milled with precision and to the highest quality to meet our customers’ expectations.
  • Manage and coordinate production flow through both CNC machines to meet delivery schedules
  • Manage machine interface between CADworks and DDX software platforms
  • Conduct QC on machine-cut parts to ensure the accuracy of the specified drawings.
  • Maintain all equipment and tooling to ensuring high uptime performance.
  • Perform regular inspections and calibrations of the machine to ensure precision accuracy
  • Ensure safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations

 

Qualifications:

  • Previous experience operating 5 axis CNC machines
  • A passion for timber, carpentry experience
    Experience reading and interpreting plans/designs.
  • Experience with computer modelling such as CADWorks, Autocad, Revit, Solidworks, DDX, etc.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize in order to meet deadlines and maintain strict control over customer data files and revisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs

 

Contact information/how to apply:

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

 

About Kalesnikoff:

Since 1939 and over four generations, our team has been inspired by forests and the endless possibilities for designing and building with wood. We practice sustainable forest management and are dedicated to preserving the beautiful environment in which we live and work. As one of the cleanest and most well-managed, high-technology speciality mills in B.C., we are committed to supporting our customers, communities and environment while producing some of the finest grain and highest quality softwood lumber products in the world. As an independent, family-owned and operated company, we think in terms of generations, not quarters and we recognize that people are our most valuable resource.

 

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?

APPLY NOW