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.