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Head Boomman in Port Alice at Western Forest Products Employee Network

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Western Forest Products'  is currently seeking a fully qualified Head Boomman to join their Quatsino Dryland Sort in Port Alice, B.C. 

This is an hourly USW union position with a rate of $33.26 per hour and a comprehensive benefit package. Details of the collective agreement can be viewed at:

http://www.westernforest.com/building-value/our-people-employment/employees/

Job Requirements

  • Must have a proven safe conscientious attitude.
  • Must possess leadership qualities and be reliable.
  • Must be self-motivated and be capable of working alone with minimum supervision.
  • Highly organized and efficient worker who demonstrates good judgment and reasoning.
  • Ability to quickly and accurately identify operational problems and take appropriate action.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicate with co-workers.
  • Must maintain clear and effective lines of communication with Management.  Prompt communication of safety, environmental and production issues is essential.
  • Must ensure booming ground activities are safely and efficiently coordinated.
  • Must be able to load the carriage.
  • Must be able to operate the tug.
  • Must be physically capable of performing all aspects of the job.
  • Mechanical aptitude would be an asset.
  • Must have familiarity with log sorts.
  • Must have MEDA3.

This position will remain open until filled. Interested candidates are encouraged to apply early for consideration.
Internal candidates please apply to this posting and notify recruitment of your interest.