Forestry Technician/Assistant Scaler (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Bauman Sawmill Inc (http://www.baumansawmill.com)

  Wallenstein, Ontario, Canada

Bauman Sawmill Inc. (BSI) an established hardwood sawmill serving clients throughout southwestern, central, and eastern Ontario. BSI is located north of Kitchener/Waterloo in the village of Wallenstein. We process approximately 4.5 million board feet of quality hardwood lumber annually, and are supplier to local manufacturers of toboggans and recreational snow products in North America. Our motto of “from forest management to finished product” rounds out our engagement with the forest industry. We are looking to hire an individual that is seeking a challenging and fulfilling career, and has the ability to work throughout a multitude of forestry related disciplines. We are looking for a candidate to fill the position of Forestry Technician/Assistant Scaler. The candidate would work mainly at our sawmill location in Wallenstein with some field work at times when yard work is slower.

Job Description:

  • Work with log yard staff to scale and grade incoming logs.
  • Trimming of logs with chainsaw when required.
  • Sorting logs with skid steer.
  • Assist as requested doing other related tasks.
  • Work with forestry staff in tree marking or other activities during slow log yard periods

Job Requirements:

  • Graduate Forestry Technician, or min. 2 yrs of hardwood forestry experience would be considered an asset
  • Be willing to learn standing timber and log values on an on-going basis
  • Willing to work outdoors in all weather conditions
  • Strong work ethic and the ability to follow all safety rules and regulations
  • Strong computer skills to accurately input information for logger, trucking, and supplier payments
  • A valid Ontario drivers licence
  • Professional communication skills
  • Some field experience in hardwood forest management would be considered an asset
  • Ability to identify hardwood species of logs and standing timber
  • A reliable vehicle is required for highway, farm, and logging road travel ( vehicle allowance is paid when on company business)

Compensation

Wages will be commensurate with the individuals’ ability, skills, and experience.

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