Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

  • HSC - SSM - Chain Puller

    Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
    Job ID 2018-1252
  • Overview

    The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, and Allweather Wood), is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood, Douglas-fir, and preservative treated lumber products throughout California and the Western U.S. Our culture is based in environmental stewardship and community support. The company maintains Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC® C013133) certification for its forestlands, manufacturing, and distribution operations.

     

    Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations. HSC is looking for an Chain Puller to join our Swing Shift team at our Scotia, CA Sawmill. 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

    Pull lumber from a moving chain and place in units according to specie, grade, length, and width in a safe and productive manner.

    • Pull lumber from moving chain, and ensure lumber is straight on ends and is stacked properly
    • Place lumber in units according to specie, grade, length, and width
    • Push out lumber carts when full
    • Operate a small chop saw used for end trimming
    • Assist with changeovers
    • Assist with bar-coding on a rotational basis
    • Assist with general clean up when chain is not running
    • Keep work area clean

    Qualifications

    • No formal education is necessary. Six months related experience and/or one-month training required; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Ability to accurately identify lumber by specie, grade, size, etc.
    • Capable of reading, interpreting and understanding documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, procedure manuals, instructions, and memos
    • Ability to write simple sentences
    • Ability to add, and subtract, two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl
    • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear
    • The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds
    • This position may require the following equipment when in the plant: eye protection, hearing protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety shoes and a hard hat
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud

    Physical Requirements

    • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
    • The employee is frequently required to talk or hear.
    • The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and regularly lift and /or move up to 100 pounds.
    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
    • The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and high, precarious places.
    • The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
    • This position may require the following equipment when in the plant: eye protection, hearing protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety shoes and a hard hat

    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 Workplace

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