Career Opportunities

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

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

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.
Send resume attention to: R Chapman

8320 River Road, Delta, BC, V4G 1B5, Email:

Automation/ IT Technologist
Qualifications: Degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent experience. Minimum one to three years experience in the automation industry.
Job duties: Successful candidate would be required to manage projects from electrical design layout to configuring and PLC programming in the real-time machine control environment. Test, repair and/or replace client’s computer systems, servers, networks, printers and related peripherals.
Requirements: Training and experience in the following areas are required: Testing and repair of industrial electrical panels, VFDs, AutoCAD Electrical, HMI Software (Wonderware, RSView32, FTView), Industrial Network protocols, TCP/IP, troubleshooting computer hardware and software issues, C++, SQL Server, Html, Cognex software (VisionPro, In-Sight), Impact Award, Win XP -Windows 10, Windows Server 2003- 2012, Microsoft Office 2007 -2016, Customer telephone support. Experience with TiaPortal, CX-Programmer, would be an asset. We are looking for an individual with interpersonal and communication skills to work as an effective member of our systems & controls group team. Must be fluent in English.
Travel to customer sites required; a valid passport and the ability to travel internationally are required. Permanent full time (40 hours per week). Hourly wage $30. Employer-paid comprehensive health benefits plan.
Contact: Email:

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 individual 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.

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