• Scale Operator

    Job Locations CA-BC-Abbotsford
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  • Why work for Lafarge?

    Lafarge in Canada is proud to provide construction solutions in the buildings, infrastructure and industrial segments. These solutions are built with high performance products from our cement, aggregates, ready-mix concrete, asphalt and road construction, and concrete products divisions.  From the use of alternative materials and recycling to renewable energy, Lafarge's focus is to develop innovative products that can contribute toward sustainably constructed building solutions.  Lafarge takes personal growth and development to heart, and provides resources for our employees to take control of their own careers. Through our commitment to communities, to the health and safety of our employees and their families, or through the many volunteer hours of our employees, Lafarge demonstrates our care for people. If you want to work in an environment that values hard work, entrepreneurship, and collaborative teamwork, Lafarge is for you.   Building Better Cities is what we do. Come Build a Better Career with us!  More information can be found at .



    The Scale Operator is responsible for directing inbound trucks to satisfy customer commitments and for scaling/ticketing these trucks when they leave our site. 


    The Scale Operator works in a fast paced environment and must be accurate and detail oriented. This individual must be an excellent team player and utilize their strong organization and communication skills to coordinate trucks, work with dispatch and ensure deliveries are “On-Time, In-Full, Hassle Free”. Hours of Operation from 6:00am - 6:00pm.  


    The employee will be tasked with the day to day office duties, ensuring the efficiency and accuracy of all tasks assigned.



    • Scale trucks when required prior to loading for tare purposes
    • Scale trucks when loaded
      • Ensuring proper information is entered
        • Truck information
        • Customer/quote information
        • Product
        • Weights

    Dumpsite Tracking 

    • Entering dump tickets correctly
    • Track on fill tally sheet

    Cash Sales

    • Ensure all Cash Sales transactions are processed correctly and in a timely manner
    • Track on COD Reconciliation spreadsheet

    Office Duties 

    • Faxing of various tracking sheets to customers when required
    • Sort interoffice mail
    • Manage safe work days board
    • Call neighbours when blasting
    • Manage Field Level Risk Assessments and Contractor hours
    • Ensure coffee orders placed
    • Barge Displacements are tracked and emailed
    • Help with any other requests as required



    • Direct Report  to Customer Service & Logistics supervisor, GVA Aggregates
    • Dotted Line Report to the GVA Plant Manager
    • Works with GVA Operations and Commercial Manager
    • Works with GVA Plant Managers and Sales/Dispatch Group



    Technical Qualifications:

    • Must be computer literate (Microsoft Office, SAP)
    • Knowledge of products and industry terminology



    Required Competencies & Skills:

    • Must be safety-oriented and exhibit safe work habits
    • Punctual and reliable; good attendance required
    • Good communication skills – verbal and listening
    • Detail-oriented
    • Team-player
    • Positive, courteous, and helpful approach
    • Self-motivated and eager to learn new skills


     Physical Requirements & Conditions:

    • Willing to work overtime, evenings and weekends as needed


    Education and Work Experience:

    • Grade 12 or equivalent


    Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.


    As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization.  Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project.  We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life.  We are positioned to deliver on this commitment. 


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