Yard Scaler

Canadian Kraft Paper offers a work environment that promotes diversity, embraces change, and encourages continuous growth and development for every team member. We offer a workplace where everyone plays an essential role in our success and where individual efforts are acknowledged. If you thrive in a dynamic and challenging environment, we want you to be a part of our Team!

We encourage innovation, growth and change in an open environment, and we believe in and practice sustainable forest management.


Under the direction of the Scaling Supervisor, the Yard Scaler is responsible for the measurement and recording of all wood harvested and delivered from Company limits and purchase wood.  Must ensure uniformity in all scaling practices in accordance with Manitoba and Saskatchewan provincial and Company regulations.  Must ensure that mill deliveries meet Company and provincial quality standards.

  • Responsible for weighing and stratifying log trucks at the scales, log rail deliveries, scaling and assessing log quality while maintaining an unwavering focus on safety;
  • Monthly yard inventories and reporting. Bush scaling as needed for the harvesting group to assess volumes;
  • Operate in a safe manner in accordance to work safe rules, regulations, and policies;
  • Recognize and eliminate all safety hazards;
  • Ensure consistency of log scaling activities;
  • Ensure compliance with scaling regulations.


  • Grade 12 Diploma or equivalency;
  • Ability to obtain Manitoba and Saskatchewan Scaling License is required;
  • Knowledge in technical forestry and logging related skills would be considered an asset;
  • The successful applicant is required to be a self-starter with excellent organizational, problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills and must possess the ability to work with minimal supervision and changing priorities;
  • The ability to pay keen attention to detail is essential;
  • The incumbent must be able to operate in a team environment as well as manage relationships with contractors, government agencies and other outside resources;
  • Experience with various computer applications such as Microsoft Office, Excel required;
  • Valid Class 5 Driver’s License.

Living in The Pas

The Pas is one of the oldest and most striking settlements in Northern Manitoba. It is truly a place to call home for those that love the outdoors with an abundance of activities such as skiing, hiking, ATV and skidoo trails, camping, boating, hunting and fishing. In Manitoba, these are at their finest! Boasting one of the three true blue lakes in existence, Clearwater Lake’s raw, natural beauty attracts visitors from around the world.

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Closing Date

August 11, 2019

To Apply

If you are interested in exploring this opportunity and being a part of our team, please submit your resume to