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Head Scaler

Posting ID:     20656
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time  
City:   Fort St. John, BC, Canada 
Location:   Fort St. John (BC02) 


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 Head Scaler.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safely inspect and weigh all trucks entering the plant across the scales
  • Weighs log truck before and after unloading
  • Scale logs as per the BC Interior Scaling Manual
  • 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
  • Help with inventory processes
  • Follow up with Errors in multiple programs
  • Provide Training and mentorship to Scalers and Weigh masters
  • Day to operations at the scale house


The Candidate:

  • A valid BC Interior Scaling License
  • Candidate must have good communication skills and provide mentorship and training in a positive manner
  • Candidate 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
  • Experience with Scales, record keeping and logs
  • Customer focused and strong attention to detail
  • Log Quality identification experience


Our Talent Acquisition team is actively recruiting on this role and in order 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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Fort St. John, BC

With everything from arts and crafts to high-octane outdoor adventure, Fort St. John is known locally as BC’s Energetic City. This city’s youthful population and wealth creates exciting economic opportunities. Its surrounding landscape is speckled with calm lakes and untouched rivers, and is a dream to outdoor enthusiasts all year round. For more information, visit http://canfor.com/our-company/our-communities/fort-st-john



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