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10 Fresh Job Opportunities in Wood Products and Forestry

Located throughout the Northeast and Great Lakes regions, these exciting job openings in the lumber and forestry industries are waiting for your application. These listings include opportunities for a variety of skill levels, including entry level.

Moulder Operator, Albany, New York

“This company seeks full time experienced moulder operator to fabricate wood product  They will even consider training applicant with relevant experience in wood industry. Responsibilities include: SAFELY engage in full setup, operation, and consistent maintenance of moulding machinery; Uphold quality control standards and procedures; Accurately interpret and utilize measurements; Examine raw material for defects and to ensure conformity to size and other specification standards; Consistently performing physical activities that require considerable use of the whole body; such lifting, balancing, walking, guiding, and handling of materials.”

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Millwright, Bath, New Hampshire

“Britton Lumber Seeks to hire an experience Millwright and maintenance person to join our growing and thriving manufacturing team. The right candidate will have experience working in a multi-faceted operation. Required skills include welding, fabrication and e3xperience operating and maintaining a wide variety of equipment. Experience working in a sawmill environment is preferred. Compensation depends on experience.”

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Forester, Central Massachusetts

“New England Forestry Consultants, Inc. is seeking an energetic, entrepreneurial, and dedicated consulting forester for one of our center offices in Massachusetts. Primary job duties will be conducting timber harvest marking and layout, inspections and supervision, as well as completing forest inventories, boundary marking, preparing forest management plans, timber cruising and working with NRCS funded programs. There is significant potential to progress to center management.”

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Inside Sales, Minneapolis, Minnesota

“A Local Lumber company is looking for a Inside Sales person that is interested in joining our fast paced environment of building material sales. Responsibilities include: Process customer orders and quotes; Close yard and counter sales of walk-in customers; Achieve a working knowledge of company’s products and services; Answer incoming phone calls and assist customers face to face in a retail setting; Walk customers through the process if needed and all materials involved for the project. A minimum of 3+ year of experience in the lumber industry in order to leverage sales.”

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Maintenance Technician, Bristol, Vermont

“The A. Johnson Co., LLC, a hardwood lumber mill in Bristol, Vermont, is seeking a skilled maintenance person to work on machinery everywhere at our location. As part of of our lumber mill, we have two lumber sorters, two planers, nine dry kilns and a variety of other machinery. An ideal candidate will have experience with hydraulic and pneumatic systems and have some familiarity with electrical controls and three phase motors. Experience in maintaining and repairing sawmill production equipment would be desirable.”

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Sawyer, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

“This company is looking to make an addition on their team for hardworking sawyer! Responsibilities include: Execute effective cutting patterns to breaking down logs and hardwood slabs while monitoring quality; Safety utilize all saws, tooling, and machinery to meet production targets; Adjusts setting of machinery to achieve optimal yields; Perform minor maintenance to adhere to preventative maintenance plans; Quickly learn and adapt to changing manufacturing needs; Observes exposed face of log after initial cut to determine grade; familiarity with NHLA standards is a PLUS.”

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Lumber Grader, Belgrade, Maine

“Maine Wood Timber and Posts, LLC is currently seeking a Softwood Lumber Grader to join our team. We are looking for safety minded candidates who are interested in a growth opportunity in a production environment. Previous lumber grading experience a plus.”

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Sawmill Machine Operator/Laborer, Ashland, Maine

“General labor work within the sawmill, including stacking lumber, packaging lumber, and operation of machinery in a clean, high tech environment. Qualified applicants must be willing to do shift work and weekends as needed. Candidates must have the ability to work in a team environment that is committed to working safely while focused on production.”

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Quality Control Analyst, Ashland, Maine

“Irving Forest Products, Inc, a growing company on the leading edge of technology in the sawmill industry. We are currently seeking a Quality Control Analyst to join our team! Responsibilities include: Examine of lumber to ensure that defect, lumber size, lumber variation and overall lumber quality standards are met; Responsible for communicating issues that affect quality to the filing room, maintenance, operations, and management.”

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Senior Estimator, New York, New York

“The Senior Estimator is responsible for analyzing blueprints, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for multiple large scale custom woodworking projects. Ensures all pricing structure is competitive and profitability is maintained. Previous experience completing quantity take-offs and abilities to use all Microsoft Office applications. Previous successes with AWI Quality Standards & all forms of custom architectural millwork materials The development of strategic bids that provide a detailed analysis of costs, alternative materials, potential risks, and recommendations.”

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