Jobs

Jobs

JOBS IN THE LUMBER INDUSTRY

Lots has changed in today’s lumber manufacturing industry!  New careers in business management, operations, lumber grading, information technology, sales and marketing and more are waiting to be discovered!  You will not find an industry anywhere that is more sustainably responsible on the planet!

Take a few moments to view our brief video selections on this page to learn more about career options at a lumber mill that you may have never thought existed.  Then browse the current job listings available today!

Click Here for a downloadable PDF that will provide additional insight into this career-opportunity filled industry!

For NELMA members:  To post a job opening for your company online, download our fillable form here and email to ken@nelma.org

CAREERS

  • All
  • Introduction to working in a Lumber Mill
  • Kiln Operator
  • Log Scaler

SAWMILL AND PLANING MILL POSITIONS

Employer: Hedstrom Lumber Company Job location: 1504 Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais, MN, USA Contact: Tina Hegg Roway – tina@hedstromlumber.com Job Title: Sawmill/Planer Mill positions open Job Description: Entry-Level positions handling lumber, operating machinery, gaining knowledge to get promoted fast. Full time, year-round, full benefits. Review and a raise after 90 …

SAWMILL MACHINE OPERATOR / LABORER

Employer: Irving Forest Products, Inc. – Dixfield Sawmill Job location: 1218 Portage road Ashland, Maine 04732 Contact: Billi Mitchell – mitchell.billi@jdirving.com Job Title: Sawmill Machine Operator / Laborer Job Description: General labor work within the sawmill, including stacking lumber, packaging lumber, and operation of machinery in a clean, high-tech environment. …

SAWMILL MACHINE OPERATOR / LABORER

Employer: Irving Forest Products, Inc. – Dixfield Sawmill Job location: 24 Hall Hill Road, Dixfield, ME, USA Contact: Mike Skehan – skehan.michael@jdirving.com Job Title: Sawmill Machine Operator / Laborer Job Description: General labor work within the sawmill, including stacking lumber, packaging lumber, and operation of machinery in a clean, high-tech …

FIELD REPRESENTATIVE

Employer: American Lumber Standard Committee, Inc. Job location: Contact: David Kretschmann – alsc@alsc.org Job Title: Field Representative Job Description: Primary responsibilities of a field inspector are to conduct spot audits of randomly selected mills and facilities who are subscribers of accredited agencies. The audit is a check on the performance …

MILLWRIGHT

Employer: Britton Lumber Company Job location: 32 Sawmill Road, Bath, NH, USA Contact: Brian Moses – bmoses@brittonlumber.com Job Title: Maintenance/Millwright Job Description: 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 …

MACHINE OPERATOR

Employer: Pleasant River Lumber Sanford Job location: 563 New Dam Road, Sanford, ME, USA Contact: Jamie Fall – jfall@pleasantriverlumber.com Job Title: Machine Operator Job Description: Learn to run various manufacturing machines and be part of a rotating schedule in our Sawmill or Planer Mill. Salary Range: $15.50 and up plus …