Tangiwai Sawmill

Kiln / Boiler Operator (s)

Two positions available

The opportunity (Tangiwai Sawmill) Due to the increase in demand for kiln dried timber Tangiwai Sawmill is recruiting for two qualified and experienced Kiln/ Boiler Operators. 

This is a great opportunity for someone who is keen to base themselves in or around the stunning Ruapehu region, spend time exploring the pure outdoors with fantastic fishing, skiing, walking and mountain biking on your doorstep.  Tangiwai Sawmill is located close to the small yet well facilitated towns of Ohakune and Taihape.


About You

The ideal candidate will;

  • Hold a Level 3 National Certificate in Boiler Operation (or recognised equivalent)
  • Proven success in a similar role; at minimum one-year kiln drying experience
  • Demonstrated kiln loading and forklift experience
  • A Full New Zealand drivers license is essential, as is the ability to obtain a Class 2
  • Hold or be able to obtain a Forklift endorsement and OSH endorsement 
  • Be available to work a shift roster

Please note WPI will provide on-job and formal training as required for the successful candidate.  

About us

WPI is committed to ensuring a safe and healthy work environment. As part of the selection process applicants will be required to pass an independently conducted pre-employment health and medical assessment which includes drug testing. 


For further information please contact Paul Howell on 06 385 8545 extension 713,  or email jobs@wpinz.com.   
To apply for this position please email a letter of application and a resume to jobs@wpinz.com.
Click HERE to download job description.

Applications close at 12noon, Wednesday, 5 February 2020.