Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

MFP - UKSM - Oiler Shop

Job Locations US-CA-Ukiah
Job ID 2021-2106


Shop Oilers Wanted !!  $1000 EMPLOYEE RETENTION BONUS PROGRAM! Starting Wage: $22.66


Mendocino Forest Products (MFP) is looking for an Shop Oiler to join our team at the Ukiah, CA Sawmill Mechanic Shop!

  • This is considered an Apprentice type position where, Under the supervision of the Head Mechanics, perform routine servicing and lubrication of vehicles and other automotive or mechanical equipment.
  • You will perform minor and moderately complex mechanical work and assist the mechanic(s) with journey level maintenance and repair work on rolling stock and other automotive equipment.


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 the right people! 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. 



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.

  • Lubricates equipment in accordance with established procedures and charts; checks and changes oil, oil filters and air filters, fuels and services trucks and other vehicles; replaces hoses, belts, water pumps, batteries and similar equipment and parts;
  • Checks fan belts, hoses, wiper blades and other safety equipment; checks radiators and batteries, checks water and antifreeze levels; checks air in tires and adjusts pressure; repairs flat tires and changes tires as necessary;
  • Maintains records of work performed and the need for future servicing;
  • Cleans and maintains shop facilities and equipment;
  • Assists the mechanic(s) in performing moderate to complex overhaul and repair work on engines, transmissions, drive unit, brakes, suspension systems, hydraulic systems, fuel systems, cooling systems, alternators, electrical systems, instrumentations and other necessary power equipment;
  • Uses a variety of testing equipment such as ammeters, voltmeters and gauges to determine malfunctions and the need for repair;
  • Drives vehicles and other motorized equipment as needed;
  • Performs other related work as required and assigned.


  • Must maintain a valid California Driver’s License and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles, including automobiles and trucks, in accordance with company policy guidelines.
  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One (1) year of experience in the repair and maintenance of a variety of automotive or mechanical equipment.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 
  • Must be apply basic math concepts; add subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
  • Ability to use common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to deal with problems involving a few known variables in routine situations. 
  • Ability to work on a variety of tasks with frequent interruption. 
  • Ability to interact with staff and others in an open, friendly manner. 
  • Ability to follow complex instructions with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to work independently. 
  • Ability to follow regulations pertaining to the safe operation of vehicles and moving equipment.
  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS office software.



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to manipulate or feel objects, tools, or controls and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee frequently is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and crouch. 
  • The employee frequently listens, hears, and talks.
  • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. 
  • Occasionally lifts 50 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, and peripheral vision.



The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to heavy and it may regularly be loud.  Due to the busy nature of a Mechanic Garage, the employee must be able to routinely work well under pressure and remain calm and tactful with staff members.



This position requires wearing eye protection, hearing protection, safety shoes, leather or rubber gloves, chemical goggles, sleeve protection, dust mask, chaps and hard hat.



Position travels locally, usually by car, up to 25% of the time. 



To perform this position successfully, an individual should have 



To perform the position successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following 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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