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Wood Jobs: Top Openings in the Forest Industries, October-November 2018

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Looking for new opportunities? The forest products industry is hiring right now all over the country, with a number of positions open in the Northeast and Midwest. Jobs are available in all sorts of areas, including lumber sales, design, forklift operators, operations foresters, silviculture scientists and lumber mill production managers. One position is even remote, hoping for applications from candidates in high sales potential areas like the Northeast. Check out these 10 wood jobs and stay tuned for more!

Maine Architectural Millwork Sales Representative

Our client, a well-established and growing manufacturer of custom millwork, architectural hardware and doors needs an Architectural Millwork Sales professional for its growing customer base.
The successful candidate will have relevant experience in both sales and project management. Construction / building materials sales or project experience in historical renovation, design, CAD, woodworking and related products preferred. Minimum of 5 years experience.
The successful candidate will grow the established product line expanding the customer base. They will source and manage various projects for the diverse architectural millwork, door and hardware product lines.
5 years’ experience in building materials / construction sales or related field.
Competitive pay with excellent benefits package.

To apply please visit this job page on MaxHire

Estimator for High-End Commercial Architectural Millwork Projects, Long Island City, NY

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:
-performing take offs
-maintain customer relations
-prepare initial project budget / bid
-creating and tracking new leads and sales
-assists in training and development of other estimators as required
-identify, analyze, and provide innovative solutions to cost estimating problems
-understand company and project standards while coordinating accurate numbers on bids
-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-
VP of Recruiting Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork & Fixture Industry Recruiters
954-889-7835 (Direct Line)
Between 9AM and 6PM EST M-Th
Fridays: 9AM-1PM

Designer of Engineered Lumber, Massachusetts

A large Wholesale Manufacturer and Distributor of lumber products for North America has an immediate opening for a Designer of Engineered Lumber within their design department in Southern MA.


Ability to read and interpret Architectural & Structural blueprints.
Capable of operating a computer and run CAD software utilized in the industry.
Familiar with general computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Adobe, etc.
Good math skills including geometry, trigonometry, fractions, and understanding Architectural units.
Ability to calculate loads within a building; tributary loads, concentrated loads, and develop load paths.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to deal courteously with customers, co-workers, and construction personnel.
This is an immediate opening with an excellent, experience based salary and
outstanding benefits package.

To apply please send your resume and cover letter to

Operations Forester / Project Forester / Analyst, Bangor, Maine

Prentiss & Carlisle Management Co., Inc. provides timberland management and consulting services for clients throughout the United States and eastern Canada.
PCMC has an immediate opening for a qualified professional with a minimum of two years of operational experience within the forest industry and has strong analytical skills. This position is based in Bangor, Maine. Our goal for this position is to have a successful candidate who will spend 1 to 3 years devoted to operations with increasing amounts of analytical and technical responsibilities as part of staff transitions within our technical support group.

Learn more & apply at Find a Forestry Job

Forklift Operator / Material Handler, Colfax, Wisconsin

The position of Lumber Puller is to pull raw lumber for the daily production. This position needs to have a thorough understanding of lumber grading and daily run lists. The position is very critical in keeping the line running. This person must be able to multi-task and work ahead to achieve the overall goals for the day.

Learn more & apply at Find a Forestry Job

Silviculture Scientist, Madison, Georgia

As a Silviculture Scientist, you will be a member of the Southern Timberlands Technology (STT) Team that develops and implements new technology for growing Southern pine plantations. The STT Team is responsible for research planning, coordination of activities with area foresters, managing plot installation and measurement, data handling and analysis and developing operating guidelines for the business.

Learn more & apply at Find a Forestry Job

New England Outside LBM Sales – CT, RI, Cape Cod MA

A successful Lumber, Building Materials and Design center is seeking an Outside Territory Salesperson to cover RI, CT, and Cape Cod.
The company is looking for a “hunter” to handle existing accounts and develop new business throughout the territory.
Substantial compensation for driven building materials and lumber sales professionals.

Please email resume to

Sawmill Production Supervisor, Pennsylvania

The Sawmill Production Supervisor in Pennsylvania will manage the business and day to day operations of the Pensylvania hardwood sawmill operations at the sawmill while promoting safety, quality, productivity, recovery, employee development, manufacturing cost and value goals. Do not apply if no hardwood sawmill production supervision experience. Responsible for sawmill, dry kilns, grading lines, warehouse, shipping department, log yard, and buildings, excluding office and maintenance shop.

Job#180PS1806 Sawmill Production Supervisor – Pennsylvania
Location: United States
Industry: Lumber
Wage: $65-$85k/year depending on experience.
Education Required: Bachelor or Associate Degree in a related field is preferred.
Years Experience Required:  The idea candidate must have a minimum of 5+ years hardwood sawmill production supervisor experience. Prefer northern experience.

Learn more & apply at Wood Product Jobs.

Production Supervisor at Northern Hardwoods Lumber, South Range, Michigan

J.M. Longyear, LLC, is a privately-held Marquette, Michigan-based asset manager with a 145+ year track record for growing long-term value. Longyear operates across a spectrum of markets and asset classes including manufacturing, real estate, forestry and land management, mining and metals, hardwood products and medical device products.
Northern Hardwoods Lumber, our hardwood lumber sawmill company located in Atlantic Mine, Michigan, is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as our afternoon shift Production Supervisor.
Job Summary:
Job Title: Production Supervisor
Reports to: Sawmill & Site Facility Manager
The Production Supervisor is responsible for supervision of the afternoon sawmill and planer operations, working with the team to achieve and/or exceed production goals.

Learn more & apply at Find a Forestry Job.

Forester, Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe, Akwesasne, New York

Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber’s worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.

Learn more & apply at Find a Forestry Job.

REMOTE Hardwood Flooring Regional Sales

$50K starting base salary + aggressive commission

Remote Hardwood Flooring Regional Sales Summary:
The incumbent is selling is a high end designer flooring line. Selling direct to the designers, decorators or builders is looking for custom made hardwood floors. Two target rich environment territories: Midwest territory & Northeast territory.

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

Brian Jackson –
VP of Recruiting & Talent Search Consultants, Inc.
National Woodwork & Fixture Industry Recruiters
954-889-7835 (Direct Line)
Between 9AM and 6PM EST M-Th
Fridays: 9AM-1PM

Top image via Hardwood Flooring Pros/Flickr Creative Commons 2.0


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