Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

Lug Loader - Swing

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2023-2844


Lug Loader Wanted!!  Horly Pay Rate: $23.65

Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC™) is looking for an experienced Lug Loader to join our Night (Swing) Shift Sawmill team in Scotia, CA!


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. 


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; 


  • Monitors and feeds lumber in a safe and productive manner.
  • Monitors lumber from the infeed table to the graders’ stations.
  • Feeds lumber into lug chain.
  • Communicates regularly with other team members and participates in team effort in the work area.
  • Keeps work area clean.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED)
  • One year related sawmill / planer experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • One (1) year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Understanding of basic timber grading rules preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents (safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals, etc.).
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties and responsibilities of this job, the employee is occasionally required to, sit; stand; walk; stoop or kneel, crouch or crawl; use hands.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and vibration.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close, distance, color, and ability to adjust focus.
  • In the work environment there is regular exposure to outside adverse weather conditions.
  • The employee will regularly work in or around warehouse or production areas.
  • Noise levels can be moderate to loud when outside of the office areas.
  • Safety Glasses, reflective vests and safety shoes are required outside of the office areas.



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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