Location: RoyOMartin-Plywood in Chopin, LA
Primary responsibilities: The primary responsibility of this position is to scale all vendor and time timber logs. The scaler will scale a minimum of three fee loads per tract per day and additional loads, as necessary, to obtain an accurate sample. Duties also include printing scale tickets and checking for accuracy while attaching to log-delivery tickets. The scaler must know and understand all log specifications and apply them to logs in a uniform manner. Performing housekeeping and assisting with the log-yard watering system is also required.
Job qualifications: Candidates must possess a high school diploma or equivalent to be considered for this position. The successful candidate will be proficient in a variety of computer software, as well as demonstrate the skill to identify the quality and grade of logs. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years of experience in log-yard operations in a high-volume manufacturing environment. While previous experience in the forestry field is not required, it is beneficial.
Behavioral profile: Outstanding safety and attendance records in previous employment are essential. The successful candidate must demonstrate skills in the areas of troubleshooting and problem-solving, as well as attentiveness to safety, with the ability to participate and lead safety meetings. Additionally, he/she will be assertive in his/her communications; self-motivated; dependable; and able to work independently, as well as with a team.