Sawyer (Forestry, Logging & Mill Operations)

Full Time

  Baillie Lumber Co.

  Donalds, South Carolina, United States

Hardwood Lumber Sawyer Summary

Our Donalds, SC sawmill is hiring for a hardwood lumber Head Saw Operator. This is a great opportunity for an individual with prior sawyer experience. This person would manufacture green hardwood lumber from logs using state of the art carriages and scanning equipment. Must be able to determine optimum opening face to maximize value and fulfill cutting orders and production requirements; while also ensuring the quality of the lumber is held to company standards.  This is a full-time, permanent opportunity working for a world class hardwood lumber manufacturer.

Hardwood Lumber Sawyer Responsibilities:

  • Determine and execute optimum cutting pattern for breaking down logs
  • Perform minor maintenance (change saws, lubricate equipment, minor repairs, fix crossed up lumber, or jam ups)
  • Communicate with lumber inspectors, machine operators and maintenance to ensure a consistent flow of quality lumber
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate other machinery (gang, edger, sorter, bucket loaders)
  • Work safely and help maintain a safe work environment

Hardwood Lumber Sawyer Qualifications:

  • Ability to accurately apply NHLA rules to maximize grade recovery from logs
  • Must be safety and quality oriented
  • Two (2) years of hardwood grade sawing experience preferred - this is not an entry level position
  • Experience grading green and/or kiln dried domestic lumber preferred
  • Experience and ability to safely work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Hardwood Lumber Sawyer Pay & Benefits:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Full Time
  • First Shift
  • Full Plan of Benefits

About Us:

Clendenin Lumber Co., an affiliate of Baillie Lumber Co., is one of North America's largest hardwood lumber manufacturers, distributors and exporters. We are a provider of hardwood logs, hardwood lumber and proprietary grade hardwood lumber products.


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