Senior Operations Supervisor


Date Posted: November 22, 2023

Job Location: Hinton

Job Type: Coop

Start: Immediately

Company: West Fraser Timber Co. Ltd.


Address: 99 West River Road, Hinton, Alberta, Canada T7V 1Y7

Job Description

West Fraser’s Edson & Hinton Woodlands Team has an
opportunity based in Hinton, Alberta, for a highly motivated


Reporting to the Operations Superintendent, this position
will focus on capital development during the summer months and
transition to logging and hauling supervision in the winter. This
position will have several Operations Supervisors reporting
directly to them.

  • Oversee and mentor Operations Supervisors
  • Coordinate the capital roads and bridges program
    • Manage contracts
    • Supervise construction
    • Budgeting and tracking costs
  • Manage purchase wood contracts with other
  • Coordinate the log quality program
  • Supervise logging and hauling

Other responsibilities may

  • Logger Pay Review

The ideal candidate will possess the following

  • Possess a Registered Professional Forester (RPF) or
    Registered Professional Forester Tech (RPFT) designation for
    Alberta (or be eligible and willing to earn this
  • 5 years of relevant forest operations
  • Be a dynamic, career-minded individual
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal
  • Be highly motivated with proven organizational

Location Summary:

Hinton Woodlands (HWP) is located in Hinton, Alberta. This
division manufactures dimensional lumber and manages two Forest
Management Areas. Employees live and work on the beautiful eastern
slope foothills adjacent to the Rocky Mountains and Jasper National

About West Fraser:

West Fraser is a leading forest products company. We are
listed on the TSX, NYSE, and recognized for the eleventh time, as
one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers. Our goals are straightforward –
leadership through safety, profit, responsibility in communities,
excellence in people and strength in products. West Fraser Timber
has over 60 locations across Canada, the United States, and

We believe strongly in promoting from within and pride
ourselves on providing a challenging environment with continuous
development. The successful candidate should be interested in
future growth opportunities within the company. West Fraser offers
an excellent compensation package including a competitive salary,
excellent benefits, and an outstanding pension plan.

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 on the basis
of race, gender, national origin or any other protected legal

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Job Conditions

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

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