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Work in Wood! 10 Jobs in the Forest Industry Open for Applications

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You could be working in wood! Are you a sales rep, an engineer, an industrial designer or a skilled worker with basic understanding of machine manuals? There are all kinds of jobs open now in the wide wonderful world of forestry and wood products, whether you’re looking to move up to management or just starting out. Check out these 10 positions hiring now in places like Vermont, Boston and New York City.

Project Manager with Millwork Experience, New York

Jr. level to Senior Level Project managers with mid to large Custom High end Architectural Millwork experience.
Will consider 2 – 10+ years’ industry specific experience. Stable and growing company willing to pay bonuses, benefits, and more to the right people for this opportunity. Starting Base Salary: $70-110K

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Designer of Engineered Lumber, Massachusetts

Our client, 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

Contractor Sales, Central New Jersey

A multi-location client seeks an established contractor sales person to cover Central New Jersey. You will have several yards to support your sales efforts. Compensation will take you into 6 figures. For consideration please send your cover letter and resume to

Process Control Engineer, Tennessee

Focused on both environmental stewardship and financial success, Resolute Forest Products offers promising and fulfilling job opportunities, where motivated individuals have every chance to accelerate their careers. If you are passionate and ready to make a difference, Resolute is the company that will assure you of success.

Our Calhoun location in Tennessee, United States is currently seeking talent to fill the position of Process Control Engineer.
Resolute Forest Products is a global leader in the forest products industry with a diverse range of products, including newsprint, specialty papers, market pulp and wood products. The Company owns or operates nearly 40 pulp and paper mills, wood products facilities in the United States and Canada, with power generation assets in Canada.
Marketing its products in close to 90 countries, Resolute has third-party certified 100% of its managed woodlands to at least one of three internationally recognized sustainable forest management standards.

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Industrial Roofing General Manager, Massachusetts

An industrial roofing company seeks an experienced Industrial Roofing General Manager for one of its Massachusetts locations.Compensation is commensurate with experience and includes 401K, dental and disability. For more information and to apply, please send your resume and cover letter to

Forester, Vermont

The A. Johnson Co., LLC, a Hardwood Sawmill located in Bristol, VT, is looking for an individual with a Forestry degree and GIS skills.
Duties will include: managing private and company lands, overseeing timber harvests, and procuring logs/standing timber by developing relationships with Loggers, Foresters, & Landowners.

Salary based upon experience, benefits package includes health insurance, 401K plan, along with production bonus.

Learn more at Evergreen Recruiting.

Equipment Sales Rep, Northeast

The Sales Engineer / Rep locate in the Northeast (location open to the northeast USA) develops and maintains effective sales and customer service relationships with wood products equipment customers/dealers to create, maintain and enhance their level of business with to grow the company’s market share. This role provides comprehensive sales and product support services to external customers/dealers and performs multiple tasks internally in coordination with Production, Marketing and product development at The Company. This position carries a high level of exposure and expectation within the Company and with customers/dealers in the industry.

Job#180816NS – Wood Products Equipment Sales Engineer – Northeast

Location: United States
Industry: Wood Products Equipment
Wage: $70-$80k/year depending on experience, plus commission that can more than double wage.
Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering preferred.
Years Experience Required:  4 years of wood products equipment account management required, account development, customer service and product sales experience, preferably in the large equipment industry or related field.

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Building Materials Sales Manager, Cape Cod, Massachusetts

Our client seeks a sales manager for a busy Cape Cod building materials retail location.

The sales manager:
▪ Oversees day-to-day operations with both inside and outside sales team
▪ Manages inside/outside sales team and showroom
▪ Provides ongoing training and instruction for product, sales and systems
▪ Conducts scheduled sales goals and plan reviews
▪ Evaluates team members individually for strengths and finds areas for improvement
Building materials experience preferred but will also consider other business development and sales experience in other industries.

Learn more at Evergreen Recruiters.

Part Time Millwright, Pennsylvania

Northwest Hardwoods is the premier Hardwood Lumber producer in the industry serving furniture, cabinet, and moulding and millwork segments worldwide. We operate manufacturing facilities through out the United States. We have immediate openings for full time Millwrights.
Key Functions: Fabrication – Capable of fabricating from drawings and sketches, rebuilding of existing parts. The candidate will be able to perform normal repairs, replacements and enhancements of all manufacturing operational equipment, site facilities and mobile equipment. Possess strong analytical skills, ability to diagnose potential problems to prevent downtime situations.

Will need to document procedures, downtime, resolutions, and complete associated reports. Maintain preventative maintenance schedules. Perform daily boiler operations and maintenance. Have the basic skills and mechanical abilities, read electrical diagrams, be able to use hand and power tools, welding/cutting, work on mobile equipment’s, hydraulics and pneumatics. Have a basic understanding of the machine manuals.

▪ Work as part of the maintenance team to correct and enhance plant operations for the continued success of Northwest Hardwoods – Marienville, PA.
▪ Must follow all established safety policies. Must have good safety record and positive, can do attitude.
▪ Willing to continually improve skills through various offered educational opportunities.
▪ Willing to ask questions if lack of understanding. Willing to take and give feedback, criticism.
▪ Must have flexible schedule – overtime, weekends, holidays,
▪ Be adaptable, work where needed.
▪ Willing to work in any conditions.
▪ Have a strong desire, dedication and determination to succeed.
Northwest Hardwoods provides a highly competitive compensation program with profit sharing plan. Comprehensive benefit package includes medical, dental, prescription and vision care coverage. Company paid life insurance, short term disability, pre-tax Health Savings Account, 401(k) Retirement Plan with company match, paid vacation, paid holidays and Employee Assistance Program.

Candidate who meets these qualifications will be considered further.

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Field Service Consultant, New York City

Our client, a leading retail Building Products company, is seeking a Field Service Consultant to handle their metro NYC light commercial and residential installations.
The right candidate have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in sales and installation projects of high end building materials, be able troubleshoot issues immediately and correct to a high standard of customer satisfaction as well as sales.
This is an exceptional opportunity for a reliable, articulate building product salesperson with integrity, technical ability and exceptional customer service acumen.
Computer proficiency is required
Base salary, DOE, plus commission

Learn more at Evergreen Recruiters.


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