Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • MFP - UKSM - Heavy Equipment Operator - Sawmill

    Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
    Job ID 2018-1197
  • Overview

    Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC (MFP), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood decking, fencing, landscaping, and dimensional lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Environmental stewardship constitutes the cornerstone of Mendocino Forest Products’ corporate culture. The company is one of the largest suppliers of redwood lumber in the world. Mendocino Forest Products requires each of our supply chain partners to utilize the best possible forest management practices.

                            

    MFP is looking for an experienced Heavy Equipment Operator to work with us at our Ukiah Sawmill Log Yard. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Responsibilities

    • Unload log trucks using appropriate heavy equipment
    • Sort and decks logs
    • Feed logs into the mill
    • Operate sprinklers in log yard; Installs and maintains sprinklers on log decks
    • Maintain log yard

    Qualifications

    • Minimum one year experience utilizing Heavy Equipment to move logs or timber
    • Three years of sawmill experience or 90 days of specialized training or an equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization
    • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance
    • Must be able to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations

    Physical Requirements

    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to climb into and off of earth moving equipment numerous times daily.
    • The employee regularly works in outside weather conditions.  The employee frequently works near moving mechanical parts and is frequently exposed to wet or humid conditions and vibration. 
    • The employee is also regularly required to sit when operating equipment.
    • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and communicate.
    • The employee will be required to work physically with tools such as shovels, axes, other hand tools, and hand power tools that are  related to forestry and construction activities.
    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds of weight and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds of weight.  
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    Competencies

    • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.
    • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.

     

    Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Work Place

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