Wholesale Mill Operator

Title: Wholesale Mill Operator

Position: Wage Non-Exempt

SUMMARY: This position requires operating saws in a large scale mill operation and sorting materials according to grade and size.


  • Create desired lumber in size, grade and pattern from raw lumber by using re saws, rip saws, chop saws and molders as needed.
  • Sort lumber as it leaves milling area.
  • Band and store material awaiting shipment.
  • Operate forklift to facilitate movement of materials.
  • Maintain good working relationship with customers, fellow employees and management.
  • Maintain the appearance of the mill area in an orderly and clean manner.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Miscellaneous duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge of saws and general mill operations.
  • Knowledge of Redwood, Cedar and Doug Fir lumber grades and uses.
  • Knowledge of methods of maintaining the racks/stacks.
  • Able to lift up to 90lbs.
  • Proficient in operating a forklift.

SUPERVISORY DIRECTION NEEDED: This position requires constant supervision.