Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Millwright Apprentice in Scotia, CA

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2023-2773


Apprentice Millwrights Wanted!! Hourly Rate $25.65 


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC. (HSC) continues to expand its Scotia, CA Sawmill Operations! We have Immediate job placement available for experienced Apprentice Millwrights to join our Scotia, CA Sawmill Maintenance Team! 


The Millwright Apprentice program is designed to teach and train candidates to Install, maintain, and repair machinery in a safe and productive manner.

You will learn to operate hand,  machine and power tools, forklifts, manlifts, and welding equipment as well as maintain lubrication of production machinery in a safe and productive manner.


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. 


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.


  • Visually inspects and tests machinery and equipment, including pneumatic and hydraulic apparatus for appropriate oiling and operation.
  • Maintain all material conveying systems according to manufactures specifications and company
  • Supports Company preventative maintenance program; works as an integral part of the maintenance
  • Dismantles defective machines and equipment and installs new or repaired
  • Cleans and lubricates shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of
  • Operates cutting torch or welding equipment to cut or join metal
  • Effectively communicates with coworkers when notified of issues.
  • Follows all lockout / tagout, hot work permit and confined space procedures and testing machines for restart.
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery
  • Fill line oilers daily
  • Report problems to the Millwright staff as appropriate
  • Troubleshoots more complicated maintenance problems and provides technical direction to other millwrights as required.


  • One year certificate from college or technical school.
    • Or minimum two years related Sawmill experience.
    • Or two years technical craft training.
    • Or equivalent combination equaling 1,500 hours on the job training and 50 hours classroom time.
  • Must maintain and carry a valid driver license and remain eligible and capable of operating company vehicles in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Basic Algebra, Geometry and computer skills including MS Office
  • Licensed Forklift Operator/ Certified Man-Lift Operator
  • Demonstrates safe work practices including LOTO, Hot work permits & Equipment Operation
  • Proven ability to follow detailed work instructions



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; sit, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, 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
  • The employee is occasionally required to smell. 
  • 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 job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, outside weather conditions, and risk of electrical shock. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; extreme heat; explosives; and risk of radiation. 
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • This job requires wearing eye protection, hearing protection, welding protection, safety shoes, leather or rubber gloves, sleeve protection, and hard hat.




Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit.



Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality.



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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