Change Your Life with a Career in the Lumber Industry

Carpentry

Get a life-changing new career in lumber, forestry or woodworking! Many high-quality openings are available now with full time hours and great benefits, and some even enable working remotely. These listings include entry-level positions that will train you for the job you want, as well as opportunities for established professionals.

Planer Manager, Wentworth, New Hampshire

“The Planer Manager will monitor graders grading, clean, grind and joint knives. Must be able to set planer up for blanking and multiple other patterns, monitor moisture levels, and keep track of inventory. Must have the ability to build loads from inventory and complete necessary paperwork and have knowledge of shavings bagging systems and shaving qualities. The planer manager will need to be a certified NELMA grader.”

Learn more and apply at the Nelma Jobs Board.

Lumber Trader, Remote

“Responsibilities: Effectively generate sales from their own sourcing, marketing, or existing book of business. Negotiate prices/establish buying programs. Establish new & maintain current customer relationships. Collaborate with sales team to identify new product lines and opportunities. Develop and market purchasing opportunities with existing and new customers. Work on your own schedule, no minimum hours per week, no relocation needed, no cap on earnings. Heavy commission ranging up to 50% – 60%.

Learn more and apply at WoodJobs.com.

Operations Forester, Millinocket, Maine

“Katahdin Forest Management, a division of Acadian Timber, and a leader in Forestry Management, has an immediate opening for an Operations Forester based in Millinocket, Maine. Responsibilities include planning, oversight, and recordkeeping of forest management activities, including harvesting, road construction, road maintenance, herbicide application, planting, inventory plots, and general property maintenance; Ensuring KFM continues in compliance with all laws and regulations: i.e., the Conservation Easement on KFM property, and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative; Maintaining good relationships with Internal and External Customers; Continuing sustainable management of KFM’s 300,000 acres of timberland located in Northern Maine.”

Learn more and apply at ForestryUSA.com.

Senior Design Engineer, Seneca Falls, New York

“Senior Design Engineer needs to have the ability to take a conceptual drawing and or sketch and create Engineering drawings, send drawings out to the CNC routers,  help production through the fabrication process and have a quality product with exceptional quality. The Senior Design Engineer reports to the Engineering Manager. Starting base salary: $70-90K.”

Learn more and apply at WoodJobs.com.

Carpenter, Bar Harbor, Maine

“Acadia Building Company is looking to expand our team of professional carpenters. Seeking individuals that are well versed in high-end carpentry with strong attention to detail and appreciation for accurate work. The majority of our jobs are in coastal Hancock County. We have plenty of year-round work. Qualifications: Carpentry: 5 years (Preferred). Pay: $15.00 – $40.00 per hour.”

Learn more and apply at Indeed.com.

Quality Engineer: Oronoco, Minnesota

“This company is currently seeking a Quality Engineer to join our growing company. The ideal candidate will embrace the opportunity to contribute to the Quality Department and bring a positive attitude and strong organizational skills to a dedicated, fast-paced team. Starting base salary: $65-75K.”

Learn more and apply at WoodJobs.com.

Woodworker, Auburn, Maine

Are you a woodworking enthusiast? Would you like to develop your woodworking skills and turn your hobby into your occupation? If so, we would like to talk to you about a woodworker position in our Auburn, Maine shop. If you have a passion for working with wood, we will work with you to develop and hone your woodworking skills to produce world-class furniture. Thos. Moser’s success is built on family, craftsmanship and its strong values. The right person will also have a strong desire to learn and grow in the trade with the ability to build open and honest relationships through shared respect and communication. The ideal candidate for this position will have the tremendous opportunity to showcase the range and depth of his/her skill set.”

Learn more and apply at Indeed.com.

Estimator, Remote

“Prepare lucrative estimates based off of numerical/architectural data and all required materials for final proposal. Construct take-off and gauged scope of work after analyzing architectural documents. Interprets blueprints, shop drawings or other documents to identify costs, needed materials, and potential labor scope. Remote ok, job based in Winnipeg, MB. Starting Salary: $60 – 90k (Canadian)”

Learn more and apply at WoodJobs.com.

Forest Inventory Supervisor, Wisconsin

“Wanted: Full time Forest Inventory Supervisor to independently supervise 6-8 permanent professional crew members and seasonal employees as required in the collection of statewide forest inventory, forest health monitoring, and habitat classification data. This position demands a high degree of responsibility and leadership. The successful candidate will be solely responsible for the fulfillment of Lumberjack’s contract with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.”

Learn more and apply at Lumberjackrcd.org

Millwright, Dover-Foxcroft, Maine

“Work in a company that is family owned. Where the owners are onsite and passionate about their industry. Pleasant River Lumber is a fast paced aggressive company that always has a eye on the future of lumber manufacturing. Please visit our website for a look at our company that owns and operates 5 mills located around the state. $17 – $20 an hour – Full-time with benefits.”

Learn more and apply at Indeed.com.