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Scaler

Posting ID:   19502
Position Type:     Regular/Full-Time 
City:   Elko, BC, Canada
Location:   Elko (BC10) 

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 Scaler.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely inspect, scale and complete log quality of sample loads.
  • Upload and complete samples in a timely fashion.
  • 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  deck inventory on a regular basis and as required
  • Participate in scaling and log quality workshops when required
  • Assist weighmasters when required
  • Remain up to date with the BC Scaling Manual
     

The Candidate:

The successful candidate will bring the following experience and expertise:

  • Candidates should have computer Proficiency, self-starter and have the ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Lifting up to 10lbs regularly, lifting 25lbs occasionally, and lifting up 50lbs as needed
  • Computer Proficiency
  • Experience with Scales, record keeping and logs
  • Log Quality identification experience
  • Knowledge of the forest industry
  • Knowledge and experience with a scale system is considered an asset
  • Valid B.C Driver’s License
  • Valid Interior Scaling License
  • Waste assessments experience is an asset

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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Elko, BC
One of British Columbia’s treasures, Elko is tucked in the base of the Rocky Mountains and near the larger communities of Fernie and Cranbrook. This stunning region of British Columbia and surrounding communities offer a welcoming combination of affordable living, modern amenities, cultural and community events and stunning landscapes where a rich quality of life can be had. For the outdoor enthusiast, the activities in this region are endless, offering something for everyone, including nearby National and Provincial Parks, landscapes which host stunning rivers, exceptional hiking and walking trails, mountain fishing and world-class ski resorts. To learn more about this picturesque region, please visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/elko.

 

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