Operations Supervisor


Date Posted: January 08, 2021

Job Location: Blue Ridge

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: PO Box 87, Blue Ridge, Alberta, Canada T0E 0B0

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified North American forest
products company, listed on the TSX.  Rated as one of Canada’s
Top 100 Employers for eight years, we are a growing company looking
for talented people to be part of our team.  Our investments
in modern, competitive manufacturing facilities, product innovation
and bioenergy are adding up to a bright future.  Are you
interested in working for a company that offers an excellent work
environment and a rewarding career path?  The Woodlands team
in Blue Ridge, AB has an opportunity for an: 


Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, the Operations
Supervisor will be part of a team with responsibilities for all
aspects of forest operations.  As an Operations Supervisor,
you will be responsible to supervise logging, hauling and related
operations and to ensure that production, quality, environmental
and legal requirements are met in a safe and cost effective manner.
The work will involve contract management, contractor supervision,
liaison with government officials, negotiations and the
coordination of operations with other departments.

The ideal candidate will be registered as an RPF or RPFT with
the AAFMP, or be eligible for registration, with several years of
forestry or operations experience and a good understanding of
applicable legislation and regulations in Alberta. This position
requires a dynamic individual with a strong interest in forest
operations and excellent organization, communication and the desire
to work with modern technology.

West Fraser is currently looking for individuals who are
interested in a full time, long-term career. We offer an excellent
compensation package including: a competitive salary, excellent
benefits, and an outstanding defined benefit pension plan. Safety
is one of West Fraser’s core values and our employees can expect a
rewarding, stable work environment with excellent career
development opportunities.  Recent upgrades to the sawmill and
the construction of a new bio-energy facility, highlight West
Fraser’s ongoing commitment to maintaining Blue Ridge Lumber as one
of the leaders in the forest industry.

Blue Ridge is located near the growing, family-friendly
community of Whitecourt, Alberta, and a short one and half hour
drive from Edmonton. The area offers excellent year round
recreational activities.  Our mill and forest operations form
an integral part of the community, providing economic stability to
employees and families that live in the Whitecourt, Mayerthorpe and
Blue Ridge areas. To learn more visit:

If this position sounds like the start of a career for you,
submit your cover letter and resume at click “apply now”
in green at the top of the page. 

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

Job Conditions

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

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