Resolute - Atikokan Sawmill Operations Coordinator

Position Description

Job Description:  Reporting to the Area Superintendent.  Responsible for the operational planning and monitoring of wood harvest, road construction and road maintenance.  Assists in the coordination of a safe, efficient, cost effective, environmentally compliant and sustainable Woodlands operation that delivers quality production and operational planning for the Forest.


  • Assist wherever possible to ensure that the highest Safety standards are met or exceeded throughout the operation.
  • Serve as the primary contact and liaison with the Contractors Foresters and the Planning Forester
  • Work cooperatively with all staff and harvest and road construction contractors to maximize operational efficiency and minimize cost
  • Work collaboratively with contract foresters and planning forester to ensure AWS information is obtained in order to prepare the AWS submission.
  • Work with contract foresters to determine any necessary FMP amendment and/or AWS revisions to sustain operations on the units
  • Ensure compliance with all governmental and internal standards relative to safety, environment and utilization.
  • Monitor and improve Forest Operations Inspection Reports as submitted by inspectors for harvest, access and water crossings on the forests
  • Assist with departmental budgets to ensure good cost control systems
  • Assist in developing FMP and AWS operating and road plans for both forests
  • Take an active role in the continuous improvement program to maximize productivity
  • Reinforce quality specifications with all employees and Contractors for all facilities whenever possible
  • Assist in monitoring  product quality (tree length,roundwood, chips & hog) to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Monitor  compliance with all Collective Agreements and strive for cooperative working relationships.
  • Develop good working relationships with all governmental and public agencies
  • Serve as the company representative on the Dog River Local Citizen’s Committee
  • Ensure  operational competence in all areas to provide vacation relief for Operations Coordinator or Superintendent

Additional Information

Requisition ID: 8842

Job Type: Full-time Permanent

Pay: Salaried

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Application Deadline

August 30, 2018


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