Stella-Jones
  • - Cordele, GA
  • Full Time

McFarland Cascade, a wood products company seeks a qualified Forestry Technician. Successful candidate will contribute to the timber procurement program of the Southern Operations and is responsible for maintaining the quality and cost-effectiveness of pole timber purchased. Position will assist the Forester Buyer with locating, cruising, and marking of poles in Cordele, Georgia and surrounding regions.


Primary Responsibilities:
•Ensures proper quantity and quality of materials received to locations.
•Marks standing timber.
•Oversees logging crews to ensure proper processing of materials.
•Assist with timber cruises to determine volume, size and quality of timber stands.
•Engage in internal and external opportunities for timber cruising training.
•Purchases barkie poles, focus on non-industrial suppliers.
•Inspects white wood at remote locations.
•Assists with inventory counts.

Qualifications:
•Forestry technical degree preferred
•2+ years previous timber experience
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•Strong work ethic. Has high standards and holds self and others accountable
•Commitment to safety and environmental stewardship
•Ability to work independently or as part of the team
•Proficiency in the use of personal computers (MS Office)




Benefits:
•Annual bonus program opportunity
•Comprehensive benefits plans including
◦3 different medical plans to choose from
◦Company paid dental and vision coverage
◦Company paid life insurance policy
◦Company paid accidental death and dismemberment policy
◦Company paid long term disability benefits
◦401k plan with a company match of 150% on the first 4% deferred
◦Robust employee assistance program
◦Opportunity to purchase Stella-Jones stock through payroll deduction
•9 paid holidays each year
•2 weeks paid vacation the first year
•Paid sick hours and personal hours



About the Company:
McFarland Cascade a Stella-Jones Company is a leading North American producer and marketer of industrial treated wood products specializing in production of poles, railway ties and timbers as well as our Residential Products division which supplies treated lumber and some deck accessories to retail outlets such as The Home Depot. The company has 43 plant locations along with various other sales offices throughout Canada and the US. From our beginnings as a producer of poles and pilings in Sandpoint, ID in 1916, McFarland Cascade's future has been focused on continued research and development of the best ways to treat and preserve wood products. As we move into the future we are committed to sourcing and developing new products that will exceed our customers' expectations for all divisions of our company.



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