Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Licensed Treater

Job Locations US-WA-Washougal
Job ID 2023-2764


All Weather Wood is hiring for a Licensed Treater! This position starts at an hourly rate of $29.65.


The Allweather Wood (AWW) pressure treated plant is a full-line manufacturing and distribution facility in Washougal, WA. The facility specializes in Hem-fir products for the Washington, Oregon, Alaska, Utah, Montana, and Idaho markets. The Allweather Wood facility inventories over 8 million feet of Lumber, Plywood, and Miscellaneous treated items.


Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC (MFP), and it's affiliates is a leading manufacturer and distributor of environmentally certified redwood deckingfencinglandscaping, 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. 


To perform this job successfully, the 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. 

  • Treats lumber to the required specifications.
  • Operates a forklift in a safe and productive manner
  • Operate a fork lift to load carts and stack finished lumber.  
  • Provide oversight for the retort/treating cylinders during the wood treatment process.
  • Place bunks to maximize dripping efficiency.
  • Prepare units of lumber for processing in the treating cylinder.
  • Monitor stock of chemicals and inform supervisor as necessary.
  • Maintain carts and pumps.
  • Wash and sweeps the floors and tracks.
  • Work to maintain quality control over the treated products as appropriate. 
  • Document and retain records.
  • Tag material


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Minimum of three months related experience and/or training.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid Washington state issued treating license.
  • Must be capable of obtaining forklift certification.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines.
  • Basic knowledge of the lumber track system.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Must be able to write routine reports and correspondence.
  • Basic Algebra and Geometry
  • Must have the ability to view a computer screen with use of a keyboard. 

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate. 
  • The employee frequently is required to sit and stand.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. 
  • Must have the ability to view a computer screen with use of a keyboard. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
  • Repetitive wrist/hand motions while operating a forklift.
  • Will regularly work in or around warehouse or production areas, exposed to inclement weather conditions, wet and sometimes hazardous chemicals.
  • Noise can be moderate to loud when outside of the office area(s). 
  • Protective clothing, reflective vest, safety glasses, rubber gloves, Haz-mat steel toe rubber boots, hearing protection are required in the treating area.



Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality and efficiencies; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.



Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; strives to increase productivity; works quickly.



Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; gives and welcomes feedback' contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.


Organizational Support

Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Supports affirmative action and respects diversity.



Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.



Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.


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


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