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Posting ID:      19309
Position Type:    Regular/Full-Time    
City:    Cranbrook, BC, Canada 
Location:   Cranbrook Offices (BC23) 

Canfor’s strength comes from the diversity of our skilled and resilient workforce. As our company continues to grow and diversify, so do our career opportunities. Let us take this opportunity to tell you how you could be the best fit for Canfor.  

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

Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting for this role. If you would like to be considered, please apply today.

At Canfor, diversity means understanding, recognizing and valuing the differences that make each person unique. We see inclusion and diversity as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, innovation and competitive advantage. We strive for a fair and equitable recruitment process, where hiring decisions are based on the individual qualifications and experience of each applicant. 

We are not your run of the mill forest products company, join us and find out why. #canfortalent



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