Log Scaler (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Northwest Hardwoods Inc

  Hopwood, Pennsylvania, United States

Log Scaler

Northwest Hardwoods

Hopwood, Pennsylvania 

Background:  Northwest Hardwoods is a world-class, integrated, global supplier of wood products to the furniture, cabinet, molding and millwork industries.  We serve the industrial market segment worldwide.  We are searching for a candidate who is a team player with a can-do attitude who enjoys a challenge. 

As a member of the Sawmill team at Northwest Hardwoods (NWH), your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintains a clean, orderly work area.
  • Position requires standing for long periods of time, bending, twisting, squatting, lifting up to 75 pounds, and doing repetitive movements with hands and arms
  • Assist with measuring and marking of logs and entering that data into a handheld device.
  • Communicates effectively with supervisor/team members to accomplish tasks.
  • Operates all equipment in a safe and efficient manner following prescribed work methods.
  • Adheres to OSHA requirements and company policies/procedures to ensure safety always.

The Requirements:

  • Personality: Upbeat, energetic personality encouraged!
  • Communications: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • High school diploma/ GED preferred
  • Knowledge of log grades, species and sizes
  • Strong work ethic; ability to work safely and methodically

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to loud noise, dust and working in outside elements.


Preferred: 3-5 years’ experience in log scaling.

Pre-employment drug screening and background check required.  We offer a competitive compensation package, including health benefits, 401k plan and vacation.

How To Apply

To apply please submit your resume and letter of interest for consideration.  

Northwest Hardwoods, Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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