Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

HSC - SSM - Sawmill - Millwright

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2020-1822


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) is looking for experienced Millwrights to join our Sawmill  Maintenance team in Scotia, CA!  Relocation help is available!


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) located in Scotia, CA  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. Humboldt Redwoods forestry operations include approximately 327 square miles (209,300 acres) of coast redwood and Douglas-fir forestlands. Our forestlands are located about five hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Humboldt County, California.  Mendocino Redwood Company, LLC (MRC®) and Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC™) provide rewarding career opportunities in forestry and wildlife with excellent benefits and opportunity for advancement. 


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. 


The key areas of focus for this position are as follows;

  • Installs, maintains, and repairs machinery and equipment in a safe and productive manner.
  • Operates hand, machine and power tools, forklifts, manlifts, and welding equipment.
  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, including pneumatic and hydraulic apparatus
  • Maintain all material conveying systems according to manufactures specifications and Company standards
  • Supports Company preventative maintenance program; works as an integral part of the maintenance team
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired parts
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal parts
  • Sets up and operates machine tools such as lathe, grinder, drill, and milling machine to repair or fabricate machine parts, jigs and fixtures, and tools
  • Effectively communicates with coworkers when notified of breakdowns
  • Follows all lockout / tagout, hot work permit and confined space procedures


  • One-year certificate from college or technical school or
  • Minimum three years related experience and/or training or
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Possess or have the ability to obtain a current forklift operators certification
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds

Physical Requirements:

  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand; walk; use hands, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • May frequently be required to sit, smell, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently up to 50 pounds and occasionally up to 100 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • The personal protective equipment requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.
  • This job requires eye and hearing protection, leather/rubber gloves, safety vest, safety shoes, fall protection, hard hat, welding protection, sleeve protection and respirator
  • The work environment is usually loud in noise and will be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, airborne particles, outside adverse weather conditions, vibration, wet and/or humid conditions, high precarious places, dust, dirt, grease and machine noise.


  • Teamwork - balances team and individual responsibilities; supports everyone's efforts to succeed
  • Quality – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality
  • Quantity – meets productivity standards; completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity
  • Safety & Security – observes safety and security procedures; determines appropriate action beyond guidelines; reports potentially unsafe conditions


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


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