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Boomman in Campbell River at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 6/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products' Kelsey Bay Dryland sort, Sayward B.C. requires 2 permanent full-time Boomman.

This is a USW hourly position with a rate of $30.01 per hour and comprehensive benefit package. Details of the collective agreement can be viewed at:  

Duties for this role include (but are not limited to):

  • Strip boomstick booms, and sort boomsticks (good, culls or shorts)
  • Inspect gear – remove gear that is worn and place on appropriate float for removal
  • Operate a boom boat to sort bundles by sort identification tags or paint into the appropriate alleys
  • Operate a boom boat to feed loose logs to the bundler
  • Swifter booms prior to towing to destination
  • Cut down booms to be re-sorted
  • Re-string alleys prior

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years BC Coastal Logging experience within the past 5 years.
  • Candidates should have a strong work ethic with a commitment to safety.
  • Preference will be given to applicants with an OFA Level 3 ticket.