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Powderman in Campbell River at Western Forest Products

Date Posted: 5/4/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

WFP is currently seeking a fully qualified/experienced Powderman with Blasting Certificate to join our Central Island Forest Operation (CIFO) at Menzies Bay, approximately 15 minutes north of Campbell River, BC. 

This operation is a continual shift operation and Powdermen will work 6 days on and 3 days off, 8.6 hours per day.

This is an hourly USW union position and details of the collective agreement can be viewed at

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

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Candidate must be fully experienced and qualified, with a minimum of 2 years experience in BC Coastal Logging in the past 5 years.
  • Candidate must possess a valid BC Driver's License, and a current TDG certificate would be an asset.
  • Candidates must hold a valid WSBC Blasting ticket.
  • Preference may be given to the candidate holding a valid OFA 3 First Aid Certificate.

Please include references and a current Driver's abstract with your application. 

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.

We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those who meet these requirements will be considered, and only those who are short-listed will be contacted.