14 Aug
Sawyer/Sawmill Worker
California, Gold country 00000 Gold country USA

Looking for a motivated individuals who want to learn the sawyer's craft. If you have a great passion for trees, wood, the outdoors, sweat on your back, grit under your nails, and a saw in your hand then you need to come here and learn from the best. As a small team we wear many hats and each day is full and dynamic. Learn how to operate the best equipment for the job and the best practices for caring for these special resources. This job will change the course of your life and create meaning behind the work we do everyday. Must be coachable and willing to learn.

Tasks & Duties:

Operate forklift, sawmill, edger, wood chipper

Load and unload logs and material from trucks

Stack and palletize processed material

Prepare orders to ship

Chop and stack firewood

Operate chainsaw

Feed and remove logs from sawmill

Use small hand tools

Housekeeping of yard, clean up debris and sawdust

Advise owner of shop supply inventories

Borax, prepare and seal logs

Perform pre-use safety checks on equipment and tools

Fuel and maintain in good condition equipment and tools

Attend safety and training meetings

Follow safety procedures and properly use safety equipment

Any other task as requested

Ideal candidates have a background in construction, labor, making furniture, milling wood, operating chain saws. Candidates must be responsible, reliable, and have a positive attitude. You should be a ready to be on your feet, moving around, and looking at beautiful pieces of wood. You must be able to coordinate and plan with coworkers to ensure safe and efficient mill operations. Have the ability to understand posted safety signs within facility and on equipment. Ability to understand, manifest, and retain instructions from owner regarding safety and mill operations, both verbal and written. Must be coachable and willing to learn.


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