Operations Supervisor

WOODLANDS
Date Posted: May 14, 2019
Job Location: Hinton
Job Type: Full Time
Start: Immediately
Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.
Website: www.westfraser.com
Address: 99 West River Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1Y7

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company. We are listed on the TSX and recognized for the
sixth time, as one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers and one of
Canada’s Best Employers for Recent Graduates. Are you interested in
working for a company that offers both a challenging work
environment and a rewarding career path?  We are a growing
Company looking for talented people to be part of our team. West
Fraser’s Hinton Wood Products division has an opportunity for
an:

OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Operations
Supervisor will work individually and with a team of professionals
responsible for all aspects of forest operations. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Supervise timber harvesting, hauling, road construction and
    related operations
  • Ensure that production, quality, environmental and legal
    requirements are met in a safe and cost effective manner
  • Contract management, contractor supervision, liaison with
    government officials and coordination with planning and
    silviculture

Desired Qualifications and Qualities:

  • Highly motivated, career-minded individual
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or Registered
    Professional Forest Technologist (RPFT) designation for Alberta (or
    be eligible and willing to earn this designation)
  • Prior experience in logging and hauling would be an asset

At West Fraser, we believe in giving our employees a challenge
they can rise to. We are looking for individuals who are interested
in career advancement for progression through various aspects of
our business. We offer an excellent compensation package including
a competitive salary, excellent benefits and an outstanding pension
plan.

This position is based out of Hinton, Alberta, 20 minutes east
of Jasper National Park and 2.5 hours west of Edmonton, Alberta.
Set amidst the stunning scenery of the Alberta Rockies, the
Hinton/Edson Woodlands team supports sawmills in Hinton and Edson
as well as a pulp mill in Hinton. The Hinton operation has been
proudly practicing sustainable forest management for over 60 years
on its local forest tenure. Hinton is a community of 10,000
offering terrific lifestyles for individuals and families. To learn
more, visit the Town of Hinton website: www.town.hinton.ab.ca.

If this position sounds like the career for you, apply at
www.westfraser.com/jobs click “apply now” in
green at the top of the page.

For more information on West Fraser and our current
opportunities, visit our website at: www.westfraser.com/jobs

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only
those selected for an interview will be contacted.

  • Minimum experience: 0 to 1 year
  • Minimum educational level: Grade 12 or Equivalent
  • Language: English