Driller Blaster

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  • Career Level Ticket
  • Experience Previous Experience
  • Posting ID 1652
  • No. of Openings 1

Job Description

Western Forest Products is seeking a Driller Blaster to join our Mid Island Forest Operation. The ideal candidate brings to the job an excellent safety record and a strong work ethic.

This is an hourly United Steel Worker (USW) representation union position with a 6×3 day shift schedule. The wage rate is $36.82 per hour. This position is permanent, full-time.


  • Must have a current and valid WSBC Blasting Ticket for Forestry Operations.
  • Must be experienced and competent running a rubber-tired Rock Champ drill and an excavator drill.
  • Must be physically fit.
  • Must have demonstrated work history of safely and efficiently meeting production targets.
  • Possess mechanical aptitude.


Western Forest Products is a leading forest products company that manufactures high-quality wood products and sustainably manages forests. Headquartered in Vancouver, British Columbia with operations in the coastal region of B.C. and Washington State, Western meets the needs of customers worldwide with a specialty wood product focus and diverse product offering. Our large investment in manufacturing and progressive approach to safe and sustainable forestry practices ensures the health and prosperity of our business, forests and communities for generations to come.


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At Western Forest Products, we believe our most significant asset is our people. Investing in our people brings value and success to our business, ensuring a safe, engaged, productive and continuously improving workplace.  We offer challenging opportunities working alongside the best in the industry to meet your career and professional development goals while providing competitive total rewards and recognition. From our timberlands to mills to our corporate and regional offices, we offer rewarding opportunities in every facet of our business.

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