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Source: LocalWorkBC.ca Listed: Wednesday 16 May, 2018
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Western Forest Products 
Scale Specialist 

Scale SpecialistJOB DESCRIPTIONReporting to the Senior Scale Specialist, the Scale Specialist is responsible for collecting, importing and processing daily scale records from scale locations in various formats and must have the ability to communicate with multiple contacts on a daily basis. Accurate and timely auditing of scale submission records to HBS according to the operational Scale Site Authorization is required. This position is suited to a well-organized and detail oriented individual who possesses the ability to problem solve, multi-task and work well with minimal supervision while under pressure and deadlines.Administer and manage production for WFP, Stump to Dump contractors, Timber Sales (BCTS & WTA) and other wood flow scenarios as required.Audit the daily scale for accuracy against the source data, importing to LIMS where applicable while ensuring integrity maintained throughout the scale processing activitiesProvide daily production reporting to the operation and maintain production tracking recordsMaintain excel spreadsheets for 3rd party companies hauling to WFP sites (load detail summaries, boom addendums & YTD ledgers for road use and dump & booming charges)HBS ISA Duties - audit daily submissions ensuring all loads/samples have been received without error; Perform weekly, bi-weekly and monthly duties as laid out in the HBS Reference Guide, Industry HBS Roles and Responsibilities for ISA (Industry Site Administrators)Provide support for scale sites and scalers and assist with compliance issues identified through government legislation (Scaling Regulation, Timber marking and Transportation Regulation, Forest Act, etc.)Initiate technical support for handheld scaling devices and weigh scaling hardware/software if necessaryMaintain annual Scaler Authorizations (weighmasters & special forest products) if applicableEnsure consistent and accurate reporting provided for internal and external parties as required.Coordinate with foremen boom crew/DLS crew for informational discussions, problem-solvingAudit boom cut-off documentation, process completions and provide boom addendums to be distributed accordinglyPerform unscaled boom reconciliations and submit required documentation to MFLNROMaintain LIMS database tables as outlined in detailed job matrixReceive & process Notice of Active Logging forms for all new blocksMonitor scale adjustments regularly for all unscaled loads and submit to finance monthlyPrepare LIMS Contractor advances, holdbacks and misc. invoicing as required.Ensure all LIMS contracts up to date and meet Precedent Contracts and Contract Management Policy requirements. On bi-weekly LIMS contractor pay schedule review and verify preliminary statements for accuracyManage boom-stick and gear inventories and track all movement of sticks and gearActive LIMS Team member - attend and provide input at meetings; provide meeting support; stay current with system technologyAssist other operations as requiredJOB REQUIREMENTSQUALIFICATIONSHigh school diploma requiredCollege diploma or university degree considered an asset1-2 years' experience in the forestry industryPrevious accounting experience considered an assetSkills, Knowledge and Required CompetenciesStrong attention to detail and accuracyConfidentialityFamiliarity with general accounting concepts and administrative processesKnowledge and/or working experience in Log Inventory Management System (LIMS), Log Data Manager (LDM), and the Harvest Billing System (HBS)Excellent communication and interpersonal skillsProficient in Microsoft Office specifically Excel, Word, OutlookAble to work well under pressure and deadlinesHighly organized and able to maintain focus amidst multiple interruptionsHighly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervisionDependable, responsible contributor committed to excellence and successAble to identify problems analyze and/or ask questions to determine best solution and perform corrective actions as per company and regulatory guidelinesPosition will remain open until filled. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply early for consideration.Internal candidates, please apply for the position and then contact Recruitment to let them know of your interest.Please visit: www.westernforest.com/careers to view all our current openings and follow the links to apply online.

Posting Code: TJVAN

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