• Apprentice Saw Doctor 
  • Silverdale, North Auckland | ASL Industries 
  • Are you looking for an exciting career specialising in something a little different? 

 About the Company

ASL Industries is looking for a new staff member and this job is full of variety.  In basic language, you will be trained to work with saws to make sure they are cutting the wood correctly in the sawmill.  

About the Opportunity

You will have qualified managers to learn from and no two days will be the same.  This is a fantastic learning opportunity. 

Working with a small team based in Silverdale, you will be responsible for manufacturing and maintaining band and circular saws. Their saw shop is one of the most high tech found in Australasia and you can check out more at their website here - https://www.aslindustries.co.nz/ 

About You

Ideally, you will: 

  •  Have NCEA 2 English and Maths 
  • Have excellent communication skills 
  • Be reliable and motivated to learn 
  • Have a great attitude toward your work 
  • Have an excellent awareness of health and safety 

Hours of work 

The standard hours of work are 6.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday through to Thursday. This team work a four-day working week. 


 New Zealand Certificate (Level 4) in Saw Doctoring - 

Graduates of this qualification will be able to:

- Level and tension bandsaws and circular saws used in wood manufacturing operations, and calibrate saw benching machinery.

- Tip and profile circular saws used in wood manufacturing operations with and without satellite or high speed steel.

- Swage, shape, sharpen and weld saws used in wood manufacturing operations.

- Interpret and apply specifications used in saw doctoring and the requirements for alignment of saw centres and grinding of band wheels to     the operation and maintenance of saw milling equipment used in wood manufacturing operations.