Yard Operator 3

Juliaetta, ID
United States

Job posting date Related department
3 months ago Operations

McFarland Cascade, a Stella-Jones Company, seeks a qualified Yard Operator for our Juliaetta, ID operation.  Successful candidates will be expected to work in various roles throughout the plant.  Initial role will be framing poles to customer specifications.  Cross training positions include operating mobile equipment, operating the peeler as well as scaling/inspecting poles.  Responsibilities as a mobile equipment operator include loading/unloading, sorting to and from processing equipment.  As a peeler operator, will be responsible for processing poles through the peeling machine ensuring clean bark removal and smooth shaved poles for inspection.  Work as a scaler/inspector is to inspect and grade poles while ensuring conformance to standards.  Will determine reclassification sizes and lengths if necessary.  The work is outdoors in all weather conditions

Qualifications:
• Previous forest product experience
• Previous heavy equipment operator experience preferred
• Knowledge of ANSI pole specifications preferred
• Good eye/hand coordination
• Attention to detail
• Ability to compute units of size and use/read a tape measure
• Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team

About the Company:

Stella-Jones Inc. is a leading producer and marketer of pressure treated wood products. The Company supplies North America's railroad operators with railway ties and timbers, and the continent's electrical utilities and telecommunication companies with utility poles. Stella-Jones also manufactures and distributes residential lumber and accessories to retailers for outdoor applications, as well as industrial products which include marine and foundation pilings, construction timbers, wood for bridges and coal tar based products. The Company's common shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: SJ).

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