Production Supervisor - Roads
at Western Forest Products

Date Posted 2017-08-30

Job Description

Western Forest Products is currently seeking a fully qualified and experienced Production Supervisor, Roads to join our North Island Forest Operation (NIFO) in our Holberg location, approximately 45 kms west of Port Hardy.  This position will work a 5&2 shift and company housing is available.

Reporting to the Operations Manager, The Production Supervisor, Roads will be responsible for supervising a crew of up to 20 people.  The Holberg road construction program builds approximately 45 km of road annually.

The successful applicant will have extensive experience in all facets of coastal road construction including drilling, blasting and implementation of road layout and planning.  The ability to manage multiple projects concurrently and safely is an essential requirement of this position.

You have a comprehensive understanding of the regulations for the transportation of explosives.  You possess a good working knowledge of the USW Collective Agreement. Supervisory experience leading logging crews and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software is an asset. 

Job Requirements

The successful applicant will have a proven safety record and a minimum of 5 years' coastal logging/road construction experience in a supervisory capacity.  

You will have a comprehensive understanding of the regulations for the construction and maintenance of roads, and the transportation of explosives.  You will have a strong degree of knowledge of the Collective Agreement and a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Get ready to grow your career with a company that invests in your success – welcome to Western Forest Products! An industry-leading organization providing high-quality wood products and sustainable forest management, we proudly serve customers throughout more than 25 countries worldwide. Headquartered in British Columbia, we have the largest investment in Coastal manufacturing with seven sawmills and two remanufacturing facilities and a reputation for high quality products.

With a corporate climate that is rich in innovation, leadership, and tremendous professional potential, Western Forest Products is pleased to present a variety of impactful, rewarding career paths with a proven track record for success. We are committed to giving back to those who give so much at work every day. Perks of our employment package include robust training, excellent starting pay, comprehensive benefits, and continuous career support.

Our current employment openings include positions for:

  • Engineers
  • Accountants
  • Equipment Operators
  • HR & Payroll Staff
  • Forest Professionals
  • Millwrights
  • IT Application Developers

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