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Harvesting Supervisor- Forester II

Job Req ID:  8379
Location: 

Dawson Creek, BC, CA, V1G 4P2

Date:  Aug 4, 2022
Description: 

As a leader in high-performance building solutions, Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions, NYSE: LPX) manufactures engineered wood building products that meet the demands of builders, remodelers and homeowners worldwide. LP’s extensive offerings include innovative and dependable building products and accessories, such as siding solutions (LP® SmartSide® Trim & Siding, LP® SmartSide® ExpertFinish® Trim & Siding, LP BuilderSeries® Lap Siding, and LP® Outdoor Building Solutions®), LP Structural Solutions (LP® TechShield® Radiant Barrier, LP WeatherLogic® Air & Water Barrier, LP Legacy® Premium Sub-Flooring, and LP® FlameBlock® Fire-Rated Sheathing, LP NovaCore™ Thermal Insulated Sheathing, and more), LP® TopNotch® Sub-Flooring, and oriented strand board (OSB). In addition to product solutions, LP provides industry-leading customer service and warranties. Since its founding in 1972, LP has been Building a Better Worldby helping customers construct beautiful, durable homes while our shareholders build lasting value. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates 25 plants across the U.S., Canada, Chile, and Brazil. For more information, visit LPCorp.com.

Job Purpose

To manage various facets of forestry operations and forest management. May include forest development, silviculture, harvesting, road construction, planning and wood sales/purchases

We’d love to meet you if... 
… you’re energized by big challenges and creating a plan to meet the challenge 
… you enjoy working with others to deliver great work 
… you’re innovative and looking for a values-driven, positive culture and environment

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Personal and Contractor Safet
  • Manages forestry operations and forest management. May include forest management plans, forest development, silviculture, harvesting, road construction, hauling, planning and wood sales/purchases.
  • Administration associated with job position (e.g. preparation of budgets, bid packages and contracts. Tracking and reporting of costs, and reviewing invoices
  • Contract negotiation and implementation.
  • Liaison with customers , ministries and contractors
  • Complete SFI documents and participate in SFI internal and 3rd party audits
  • Maintain compliance with all legislation and Certification
  • Assist Forester III and Area Forest Manager with budget development and forecastin
  • Participate in provincial and trade association committees
  • Coordinate and lead work teams
  • Coordinate and lead special projects as assigned
  • Manage direct reports

What do I need to be successful?

  • Minimum 3 years forestry experience
  • safety conscious,
  • good planning , GIS, GPS skills and ability to coordinate resource,
  • cost orientated,
  • good communicator and good interpersonal skills, team player,
  • knowledge of applicable forestry and safety legislation,
  • ability to drive in a variety of field and highway conditions,
  • ability to operate a computer and supporting software,

Education

  • Degree, diploma, or extensive operational background in the related field of work.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.


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