Scaler 1


Date Posted: December 01, 2022

Job Location: Williams Lake

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 4200 North MacKenzie Avenue, Williams Lake, British Columbia, Canada V2G 2V5

Job Description

West Fraser is a leading diversified forest products company.
Recognized for the eighth time as one of Canada’s Top 100
Employers, we are a growing company looking for talented people to
be part of our team. Are you interested in working for a company
that offers both a challenging work environment and a rewarding
career path?  The Team at our Williams Lake Plywood Division
has an opportunity for a highly motivated individual for the
opportunity of:


Log scaler – Weighmasters work within a team responsible for
logs scaled in Williams Lake and assist in scaling duties in remote
log stock yards.  Our Log scaler – Weighmasters enjoy a
balanced mix of field scaling and stratifying, while living in the
community of Williams Lake. This is an hourly position with United
Steelworkers benefits and wage rates. Preference will be given to
local candidates.

Duties include:

  • Scaling and log quality assessments in all weather
  • In scale weighmaster, stratification.
  • Participation the accuracy of the log yard inventory, and waste
    and residue field surveys.
  • Other duties as assigned, including some aspects of purchase
    wood and loader operation.

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • BC Scaling License
  • Self-motivated and team oriented.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety.
  • Class 5 driving license.
  • We are looking for individuals who are interested in career
    advancement for progression through various aspects of our core

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.

West Fraser believes inclusive, diverse teams build a more
vibrant workforce, safer operations and a stronger company overall.
We strive to create workplaces and leadership teams that are
reflective of the diverse communities we are a part of. We will not
discriminate against any applicant for employment based on
race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, 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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