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Harvesting Supervisor- Forester

Job Req ID:  8379
Location: 

Dawson Creek, BC, CA, V1G 4P2

Date:  Oct 30, 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:

  • Demonstrate a commitment to our safety culture by actively participating in the Safety Program and performing all duties in accordance with safety rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Managing all activities associated with harvesting, including supervision of logging, road construction, maintenance and deactivation, completion of waste assessments, hazard abatement, and log quality.
  • Ensure all harvesting and road construction activities are conducted in compliance with applicable Occupational Health and Safety Requirements, forestry legislation, LP’s Environmental Policy, Sustainable Forestry Principles, and Best Forestry Management Practices.
  • Tracking, reporting and root cause analysis of safety, quality, cost, and delivery results.
  • Assisting with harvest and road construction budgets and managing costs within your specific responsibilities.
  • Initiating and maintaining positive relationships with suppliers, First Nations, government agencies and other stakeholders.
  • Assist with implementation of Safety Program for employees and contractors. 
  • Provide support on the implementation and maintenance of the Dawson Creek forest certification program, as required.
  • Participating in other team projects as requested.

What do I need to be successful?

  • University Degree or Technical Diploma with a minimum of 5 years forestry experience.
  • Preference may be given to a Registered Professional Forester with the ABCFP.
  • Excellent leadership, communication & project management skills, with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Excellent knowledge of applicable B.C. legislation and policies.
  • Proficient in using a computer & related software and forestry applications including GIS.
  • Valid Class 5 driver’s license

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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