Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC


Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2024-3246


Experienced and Qualified Mechanic Wanted! This position offers an hourly rate of $31.65 to $37.65 depending on experience. 


The main focus of this position is to repair and maintain Company equipment and/or rolling stock in a safe and productive manner. This person must be able to operate hand and power tools, shop equipment, forklifts, frontend loaders, heel booms, bobcats, and Company rolling stock. Primary area of expertise will be Heavy Equipment, Hydraulics, and Diesel Engines.


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) is looking for an experienced Mechanic  to join our maintenance team at our Scotia, CA Sawmill.

  • We have an immediate opening for the right person! 
  • We are an essential business with on the job training in multiple career opportunities.
  • The company offers secure employment, family-level wages, company paid medical, dental, and vision benefits plus much more. 

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.


  •  Maintain and repair equipment and/or rolling stock including trucks, forklifts, frontend loaders, heelbooms, pickups, quads and other rolling stock
  • Perform preventative maintenance on equipment and vehicles; including cleaning, inspecting, testing and operating. Performs servicing and changes tires as needed
  • Review maintenance records of MFP/MRC vehicles, monitor preventative maintenance schedules and update records after maintenance or repair work is completed
  • Comply with hazardous materials written programs
  • Operate power tools, jacks, hoists, grinders, welder and cutting torch; may cut, braze, weld and fabricate
  • Work as an integral part of the Company shop team
  • Clean up shop, wash bay and surrounding area daily
  • Follow safe work practices at all times
  • Maintain written service and repair records
  • Position travels locally, usually by car, up to 25% of the time


  • One year certificate from college or technical school
  • Minimum five years related experience preferred
  • Master welding and oxy-acetylene torch skills. Including: MIG, Stick, Carbon Arc, Gas Welding, Brazing and Soldering Steel and Aluminum preferred
  • Ability to perform metal fabrication with precise dimensions and specifications preferred
  • Ability to read and comprehend electrical, pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical schematics preferred
  • Ability to rebuild engines, transmissions, differentials, planetary sets, hydraulic pumps and motors and hydraulic cylinders preferred
  • Ability to utilize diagnosis equipment, including manufacturer software, scan tool, scope, multi-meter, etc.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Demonstrates solid knowledge of proper rigging and lifting
  • 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


Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to climb or balance.  The employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles. 
  • The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. 
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; risk of electrical shock; explosives; and vibration.  T
  • he noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
  • 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.



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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