Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC


Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2024-3330


Experienced Millwrights Wanted!! Hourly Rate $36.65 to $41.65 Depending on experience.    Relocation help is available!  Position Located in Scotia, California. Shift flexibility required as we are hiring for swing and night shift. 


Humboldt Sawmill Company is one of the largest private employers in Mendocino County, California, offering hundreds of employees family-level wages and excellent benefits. Company paid benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k, paid vacation, and much more. Qualified Millwright candidates seeking a rewarding job in a beautiful location two hours from the Bay Area are encouraged to apply! The company welcomes candidates from throughout California and beyond to apply.


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.

  • installation/removal and maintenance of all sawmill material conveying systems according to manufactures specifications and company
  • Tests and certifies that repairs are completed and properly installed for restart.
  • 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
  • Follows all lockout / tagout, hot work permit and confined space
  • Clean and lubricate shafts, bearings, gears, and other parts of machinery.
  • Report problems to the Millwright staff as appropriate.
  • Work as an integral part of the maintenance team.
  • Document and record all maintenance processes and procedures including change orders and modifications.
  • Troubleshoots more complicated maintenance problems and provides technical direction to other millwrights as required.


  • Minimum 10 years of Millwright experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Or equivalent combination equaling 7,000 hours on the job training and 350 hours classroom time.
  • Experience in the design and structure of a sawmill is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Allen Bradley Programmable Logic Controller Software, a plus.
  • Demonstrates safe work practices including LOTO, Hot work permits & Equipment Operation with a strong working knowledge with OSHA safety codes.
  • Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement and/or Lean Manufacturing knowledge and experience is a plus.
  • Experience in Facility Layout, Process Flow Mapping and PLC/HMI software.
  • Ability to handle all types of tools and various mechanic systems, strong knowledge and understanding of belt systems, pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Advanced math skills (algebra) to make calculations and apply general geometric concepts; and troubleshooting skills.
  • Certified and five plus years MiG, Tig, Stick and Flux welding.
  • Demonstrated ability in installing, leveling, aligning, servicing, and certifying installed sawmill machinery and equipment such as robots, conveyors, and programmable controllers.
  • Demonstrated ability in diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctioning apparatus such as motion controls, saws and cutting tools, motors and gearing.
  • Mechanical knowledge & aptitude.
  • Trained in hydraulics, pneumatics, vibration analysis, laser alignment.
  • Demonstrated ability in reading and interpreting blueprints and schematic drawings to determine work procedures.
  • Must possess a valid California Drivers’ license and be eligible to operate a company vehicle under company policy guidelines.



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.
  • This position has no travel requirements.




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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