Jobs in the Lumber Industry: Check Out These New Listings

Jobs in the Lumber Industry: Check Out These New Listings

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Looking for a new job in the forestry and wood products industry? Check out these fresh listings from NELMA’s new job board and other sources for positions like millwrights, sawmill laborers, forestry & natural resources specialists, urban foresters, hardwood log buyers and estimators.

SAWMILL MACHINE OPERATOR – Hancock Lumber, Casco, Maine

Contact: Kevin Raven – kraven@hancocklumber.com
Job Title: Sawmill Machine Operator

Requirements: Safety Conscious, Motivated, Reliable Team Player. experienced Sawmill Machine Operator, Knowledge and skilled in Log Debarking, Band sawing, Edging, Trimming, Sorting and Stacking. Knowledge of NELMA Eastern White Pine Grades is important.
Salary Range: Range TBD, based on experience. Hourly position.
Comments: Reports to Sawmill Manager. Work hours; Monday-Thursday 6-430pm and a half day on friday. Excellent benefits, Wellness plan, Performance Bonuses and retail lumber yard discounts.

MAINTENANCE MILLWRIGHT – Hancock Lumber, Pittsfield, Maine

Contact: Kevin Raven – kraven@hancocklumber.com
Job Title: Maintenance/Millwright
Requirements: Safety Conscious, Self Motivated, Mechanically Skilled, Reliable Team Player. Responsible for Mill Preventative and Workorder Maintenance. Maintain equipment considering operator input. Able to interpret technical data and prints. Researches parts needed in advance and has a plan. Test to ensure machine operates after maintenance procedure. Accurately records PM and Workoder data proficient with technology-Computer/I-Pad.
Salary Range: Range TBD, Hourly Position
Comments: Reports to Maintenance Supervisor. Work hours: Tuesday-Friday 2pm-12am, 40 hrs minimum. Excellent benefits, Wellness plan, Performance Bonuses and Retail Lumber Yard Discounts.

SAWMILL LABORER – Moose River Lumber Company, Moose River, Maine

Contact: Laura Ramming – LRamming@pleasantriverlumber.com
Job Title: Sawmill Laborer
Job Description: Sawmill laborers are responsible for safely operating machines and cleaning. Multiple positions are available within the mill.
Salary Range: Negotiable depending on experience
Comments: We offer full time day or night shift with weekends off and optional overtime. Full time benefits are available!

ESTIMATOR: JOS1538 – NYC

Starting Base Salary: $90-120K (for senior level)

The successful Estimator candidate must have a proven track record for winning up $500K- $2m in Custom High-End Commercial Architectural Millwork projects.

Estimator is Responsible for:

  • Creating and tracking new leads and sales
  • Develop and maintain close customer relations
  • Independently bidding projects of up to $10,000,000
-assists in training, development and leadership of other estimators as required
-understand company and project standards while coordinating accurate numbers on bids
  • Identify, analyze, and provide innovative solutions to cost estimating problems, including value engineering
-strong abilities to communicate and work well with General Contractors, Owners, Architects, and all others involved in the planning and building process

For consideration & more info send your resume (in Word.doc) & contact exclusively:

Brian Jackson- brian@woodjobs.com
VP of Recruiting
WoodJobs.com Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork & Fixture Industry Recruiters

FORESTRY AND NATURAL RESOURCES SPECIALIST – City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Status:  Full-time regular position, non-exempt
Salary:  Starts at $27.57 – $32.67 per hour (Depending upon qualifications)
Benefits: Qualifies for full-time benefits date of hire
Location: Maintenance Facility
Hours: Standard business hours (7am-3:30pm), but will vary based on business needs
Reporting Relationship: Reports to Parks and Natural Resources Manager
The Forestry and Natural Resources Specialist is responsible for the coordination and implementation of the City’s forestry and natural resources projects and programs. This position assists the City Parks Director and the Natural Resources Manager with resolution of parks and open-space issues.

Get more details and apply at Find a Forestry Job.

URBAN FORESTER – Ostvig Tree, Minneapolis, Minnesota

$700 Signing Bonus for ideal candidate with experience!!!
$23.00 to $30.00 dollars an hour based on experience
WE HAVE HALF-DAY BBQ/FRIDAYS!!!
NO WEEKEND WORK!!!
UP TO $300 MONTHLY BONUS BASED ON INDIVIDUAL PRODUCTION FOR THE MONTH
HIGHER PAY & BENEFITS THAN THE INDUSTRY AVERAGE
ALL NEW EQUIPMENT
Do you like being outside? Do you enjoy rock climbing or being in the trees…then this position is the one for you! You don’t have to be isolated in an office. This job will set you free for the outdoors as you conduct daily field work. We promote from within.
The position includes but is not limited to climbing trees with the aid of a ladder, safety belt, climbing line, or bucket truck. The position also includes working from the ground using hand-powered saws, pruners, etc. The job includes trimming/removing trees while lowering the tree to the ground with lines.
Get more details and apply at Find a Forestry job.

HARDWOOD LOG BUYER – Baillie Lumber Co, Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Baillie Lumber Co. has an immediate opening for an experienced Hardwood Log Buyer in South Central/Western Pennsylvania. This includes Cambria, Blair, Mifflin, Juniata, Huntington, Bedford and Wyoming Counties. This person will be responsible for log procurement activities with an emphasis on the major Appalachian Hardwoods. Will procure all grades and species of hardwood logs through direct landowner negotiations, log bids and from independent contractors. Will coordinate the delivery of cut logs to company facility.

Hardwood Log Buyer Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive pay
  • Full Plan of Benefits
  • Paid vacation/holidays
  • Company vehicle or business mileage reimbursement plan

Learn more and apply at Find a Forestry Job.

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