Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

MFP - UKSM - Oiler

Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
Job ID 2020-1809


Mendocino Forest Products LLC, (MFP) continues to expand its Ukiah, CA Sawmill Operations! We are an essential business with on the job training in multiple career opportunities. We have Immediate job placement available for an Oiler to join our maitenance team at our Ukiah, CA sawmill. 

The company offers secure employment, family-level wages, company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits plus much more! 


The Mendocino Family of Companies (Mendocino Forest Products Company, Mendocino Redwood Company, Humboldt Redwood Company, Humboldt Sawmill 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. 


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.  


Maintains lubrication of production machinery in a safe and productive manner.


  • Inspects and tests machinery and equipment for appropriate oiling;
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery;
  • Follows all lockout / tagout procedures;
  • Fills line oilers daily;
  • Reports problems to the Millwright staff as appropriate;
  • Assists with maintenance projects, as needed;
  • Supports the company preventative maintenance program; work as an integral part of the maintenance team;
  • Works to develop the skills necessary to assist in the duties of a Millwright.
  • Effectively communicates with coworkers.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years related experience and/or training in a sawmill environment. 
  • Must possess a current forklift operator’s license, or be able to provide proof that he or she had possessed a forklift operator’s license previously or have the ability to train to obtain license. 
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to apply basic math concepts. 
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, verbal or diagram form. 


Physical Requirements


  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. 
  • The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms above and below shoulder level. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and communicate. 
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. 
  • This position may perform tasks of a repetitive nature.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • This position requires wearing eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, hard hat, leather or rubber gloves, sleeve protection, leather aprons and face shields.




  • 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.




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