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Career Opportunities

The following list is a sample of positions in our organization. We will review all applications received.

Engineering-Senior Designers & Detailers

Qualifications: Design Technologist Diploma/Mechanical Engineering Degree and experience in the design of machinery and components. Preference given to individuals with SAWMILL experience, experience with CAD software (CADRA or AUTOCAD) is required.
Contact: R. Chapman
8320 River Road, Delta, BC, V4G 1B5.                                                                                     

Mechanical Service Representative

On site customer support for new equipment installations and routine service trips.
Qualifications: Millwright or similar training in a sawmill environment, ability to provide training to mill personnel on maintenance and proper use of equipment, familiarity with sharp chain systems, spline guiding systems, hydraulic pneumatics and process manufacturing.
Contact: R. Chapman
8320 River Road, Delta, BC, V4G 1B5.

CNC Operators

Optimil currently has 4 CNC vertical milling centres, 3 CNC turning centres which operate on the GIBBS and SmartCAM programs. We are looking for a programmer, who has exceptional experience in programming CNC milling centres. We offer competitive rates in a non-union environment.
Contact: R. Chapman
8320 River Road, Delta, BC, V4G 1B5.


Our machine shop includes Horizontal Boring Mills, Vertical Boring Mills, Lathes, Mills and Drills. Optimil requires individuals with precision machining experience. 


Optimil requires metal fabricators with experience in light metal and/or heavy metal steel fabrication. Preference will be given to individuals with “JOURNEYMAN” certification. 

Machine Fitters

Optimil requires millrights and machine fitters to perform assembly of our sawmill equipment. Preference will be given to individuals with “JOURNEYMAN” certification.


Optimil participates in the apprenticeship programs for each of our departments and grants “JOURNEYMAN” certificates to all employees who complete the required training and school course work.