Winch-Assist Harvest Contractor – Expression of Interest

Burns Lake Community Forest is seeking a contractor that has experience and/or is willing to take on the exciting and challenging role of steep slope harvesting in the Lakes District using Winch-Assist technologies.

Interested parties will then be invited to participate in subsequent Invitations to Tender.

As an organization, you must have extensive harvesting experience, in interior and/or coastal settings, with conventional or high-lead rigging, implementing clear-cut and/or partial harvest techniques. Clearly, experience with winch-assist technology would be a considerable asset, however, is not required.

Expression of Interests will be received until the deadline of 4:00 p.m. on July 15th, 2019 at 153 Francois Lake Drive, Burns Lake, B.C. or Box 788, Burns Lake, B.C., V0J 1E0.

Submission must include a one-page summary of your company and an explanation of why you are the right company for this opportunity!!

As part of our mandate for economic development, Burns Lake Community Forest will explore the opportunity to develop and support the right organization to achieve the results.

As part of your submission please include the following:

  1. Company Proof of Safe Certification by BC Forest Safety Council (Note: Professional Services that are deemed out of scope may be exempt from safe certification at the discretion of company.
  2. Resume(s) of principal(s) or a corporate resume
  3. List of contracts completed for the last 3 years
  4. Two references.

**Note: Safe Company Certification is only a requirement for forestry related works. All other companies must have WCB # and have registered business number.