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Lumber Yard / Sawyer - Forklift and chainsaw experience

A Carter Lumber Engineered Wood Sawyer is responsible for cutting i-joists to specifications to ensure a quality product is produced.  Projects are standard set up and generally routine based.  Completes tasks as directed withminimal supervision.  A strong belief in the mission and goals of the company are necessary to this position

Requirements to be Considered for the Position:

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing, milling, lumber, or farm/ranch environment
  • Knowledge and expertise in the use of a variety of tools; including light chainsaw maintenance
  • Knowledge of safety procedures while handling saws and other tools
  • Possess manual dexterity and the ability to do repetitious work
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and verbal instruction
  • Ability to read and understand simple diagrams and blueprints
  • Must be able to work at a fast pace
  • Ability to work in inclement weather
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Responsibilities of the Position:


  • Responsible for gathering materials needed to perform job according to requirements.
  • Reads cut sheets to determine the amount, size and grade of material that needs cut.
  • Sets up machines properly to ensure accuracy of cuts are made.
  • Ensures a quality product is produced.  Maintains inventory by providing an accurate count of products.
  • Manages an equipment servicing schedule. Meets daily, weekly and team related production goals.


  • Adheres to safety requirements by operating equipment and handling material in a safe and appropriate manner.
  • Acknowledges and reports any defects or safety issues to supervisor immediately

Benefits Provided (full-time employees):

  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Employer-matching 401(k) Plan
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