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Log Scaler

Posting ID:      18656
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time    
City:    Cranbrook, BC, Canada 
Location:   Cranbrook Offices (BC23) 

 

Who We Are:

At Canfor, we know wood-based products can build a better world, whether it’s a component in your smartphone or skyscrapers built from wood. We founded our entire company on that idea. Because, we know that wood-based products are sustainable and the opportunities to innovative have only just begun.

 

We know when managed responsibly, the forest is everlasting and Canfor is committed to using virtually 100% of every tree for lumber, pulp, paper, and renewable energy—so nothing goes to waste.

 

You can find Canfor products in every corner of the globe. We’re especially excited by the innovative ways some of our customers are using our products. We know that the work we all do at Canfor today will shape what the world looks like tomorrow. Whether that means building a house or a skyscraper, using paper instead of plastic or learning something new from a colleague down the hall or around the globe. We know not everyone thinks about their impact on the world but at Canfor, we do.

 

The Opportunity:
Canfor is currently seeking a motivated and experienced individual to join our team as a Log Scaler. This role is located at our Skookumchuk, BC chipping operation just outside of Cranbrook BC.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely inspect and weigh all trucks entering the plant across the scales
  • Weighs log truck before and after unloading
  • Estimates and records average log length and stem count
  • Inspect logs for compliance with specifications assigned to the plant site
  • Performs housekeeping and maintenance duties
  • Communicates and direct traffic flow of trucks loading and unloading at the plant site
  • Communicates plant safety rules to all drivers
  • Prepares daily and weekly reports on log receipts
  • Counts log inventory on a regular basis and as required

 

The Candidate:

  • Candidates should have computer Proficiency, be a self-starter and have the ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Must be able to use close vision, distance, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and adjust focus
  • Lifting up to 10lbs regularly, lifting 25lbs occasionally, and lifting up 50lbs as needed
  • Experience with Scales, record keeping and logs
  • Log Quality identification experience
  • Valid BC Interior Scaling License
  • Valid BC Weighmaster License
  • Ability to work various shifts

 

The Incentive
At Canfor, we offer a comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, MSP coverage, and pension, as well as other benefits as per the collective agreement at each of our mills.

Grow with us
At Canfor, we understand that our strength comes from our skilled and dedicated employees and we work hard to support their ongoing professional development. We offer a number of training programs and development opportunities to support each of our employees in their pursuit of career advancement and growth. Whether you want to develop upon your skills or advance your career with Canfor, we offer a promote-from-within culture that will give you these opportunities.


Canfor Values

At Canfor, our values are at the core of everything we do. Safety comes first, and we are proud of our unwavering commitment to excellence, and customer satisfaction, which allows us to safely and efficiently deliver quality products to our customers around the globe.

  • Safety comes first.
  • We succeed when our customers succeed.
  • We are resilient and resourceful. We always find a way forward.
  • We are a good neighbour in our communities and a responsible steward of the environment.
  • We demonstrate integrity by doing what we say we are going to do.

 

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today!

 

In order to be eligible for this position, you must be legally entitled to work in Canada for our company.

There has never been a better time to join the Canfor team and become part of the modern forest industry. We have a wide range of rewarding careers in some of the best communities in North America, with plenty of room for advancement. Our mills are modern, high-tech and safe; and our marketing and sales activities are world-class. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees.

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