• Bring a spark to our Mill Operations
  • Come and be part of our award-winning Employer of Choice culture
  • Stunning East Tamar Location | Full-time | Rotating Shift Work

Let us introduce ourselves…

Yes we’re a forestry company and yes we’re in the business of wood and fibre production, but we’re not your run of the mill workplace! We’re all about new technologies, innovation, a renewable future and our people are at the heart of all that we do.

Did you know Forico is Tasmania’s largest private forest management company? Did you know we plant up to 10 million seedlings per year? Or that our forests capture a staggering 34 million tonnes of carbon? Visit our website and find out more about us –

The bare roots of the job...

As a valued member of our Long Reach Mill Operations team you will facilitate the safe, efficient, and cost-effective processing and supply of wood chips by:

  • Contributing to our work safe, home safe culture
  • Operating weigh bridge, mobile plant and equipment, knife grinding and housekeeping to meet production targets
  • Carrying out electrical projects and maintenance
  • Constantly looking to improve product quality and value of our wood chip product

Who will join our journey…

We are looking for an experienced sparky who is up for a challenge and keen to multi skill as an operator. Forico is an equal opportunity employer and we are looking for applications from a diverse range of applicants with the following qualification, skills and knowledge:

  • Electrical Trade Qualified, preferably with experience in a heavy industrial environment
  • Competent /or the ability to gain competence in operating mobile and fixed plant
  • Willing and able to work a rotating day/afternoon shift roster
  • Clear and effective communication skills and the desire to become part of a cohesive team
  • Basic computer literacy

A career that’s growing places

In return for your commitment Forico we can offer you A work safe, home safe culture across all operations, an attractive salary and benefits package, warm workplace culture and highly supportive leadership.

Start planting your future today…

If you’re keen to put down roots with Forico, please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

For further details or to receive a Position Description, contact or call Long Reach Mill Manager, Tim Duncombe on 0428 544 997 for a confidential conversation.

To apply, please submit your application with cover letter addressing your suitability for the role and a current resume to Forico’s online career portal at

Applications will close Friday 23rd April 2021, 9:00am

Mill Operator (Electrical) LRM Application Form