Posted For 2024

DCNR Bureau of Forestry

Pennsylvania

The Department of Conservation and Natural Resources’ Bureau of Forestry’s mission is to ensure the long-term health, viability, and productivity of the Commonwealth’s forests and to conserve native wild plants.

The positions listed below are only a few of the classifications of jobs within the Bureau of Forestry. The Bureau also has positions available for Equipment Operators, Semi-Skilled Laborers, Maintenance personnel, and Mechanics. Regardless of your talent, please click the link below for more opportunities within the Bureau of Forestry and the Natural Resource industry. Please check the PA state jobs board by clicking on the link below:


Forester

A forester is a professional who specializes in forests and provides a variety of assistance in forestry and conservation. Forester careers involve all aspects of the forest lifecycle including harvesting, restoration, protection of fragile areas, and recreation. Duties vary significantly from job to job, but the following list includes typical job duties one might encounter as a forester: Caring for, planting, and managing trees or forests. Assisting with conservation. Taking inventory on how much wood can be harvested and determining costs. Protecting wildlife habitats and ways to foster new forest growth. Managing protected wooded areas.

Forest Technician

This is technical work in the field of forest management, forest pest control, and nursery culture. A Technician performs a variety of technical forestry assignments in the areas of timber sales, fire prevention, insect and disease control, forest tree nursery development, and recreation projects. Work involves conducting surveys to accurately measure and record forest resource characteristics, summarizing and reporting field data, and implementing standard forest management practices. Assignments are received from a forestry professional through general instructions, and employees are required to interpret maps, drawings, and plans in the execution of assignments.

Forest Program Specialist

develops, implements, coordinates, evaluates, and promotes statewide programs designed to manage, protect, and conserve forest resources. Evaluates statewide program activities in one of the statewide programs such as: forest facilities maintenance and construction, timber sales, forest fire prevention and suppression, forest resources utilization, forest resources planning, forest road maintenance, forest insect and disease identification, forest insect spraying programs, cooperative forest management, forest recreation, employee safety, and forest tree improvement. Interprets technical program goals, objectives, priorities, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and standards for field personnel, co-worker, and others.

Ranger

Responsibilities include patrolling the park grounds to ensure visitor safety and compliance with park rules and regulations. You will also provide information and assistance to park visitors. You will wear a uniform. Office work includes issuing boat permits, electronic correspondence and answering calls from the public. Ensure building and facility security and safety and assist in search and rescue operations. 

Posted Feb 12th 2024

Work Readiness Manager

Pittsburgh, PA | Landforce

Landforce

201 N. Braddock Ave. #230 | Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Main Contact: Jasimine Cooper | 412-727-6936

All interested persons can apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Jasimine Cooper, Director of Workforce Development at hiring@landforcepgh.org. Please write “Work Readiness Manager” in the email subject line. This position will remain open until filled.


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Work Readiness Manager

Work Readiness Manager Reports to: Director of Workforce Development
Position Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt,
Permanent Location: In-person at our office at 201 N. Braddock Ave, #230 Pittsburgh, PA 15208
Salary: $50,000


PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Help Crew Members identify strengths and needs, set goals, track progress, write resumes, prepare for interviews, and connect with support services.
  • Support Crew Members' mental health needs and provide tools for trauma.
  • Build relationships with social services for smooth referrals.
  • Assist in hiring Crew Members.
  • Meet regularly with Crew Members to monitor progress.
  • Evaluate Crew Members' work performance and provide feedback.
  • Coordinate with probation officers, case managers, etc.
  • Create a supportive environment and set high expectations.
  • Connect Crew Members with long-term opportunities.
  • Help with workforce readiness sessions.
  • Support Site Supervisors in addressing job-related issues.
  • Participate in hands-on work to build relationships.
  • Meet with Workforce Development Director to discuss progress.
  • Keep records up to date.
  • Attend team meetings.
  • Provide check-ins and support for former Crew Members.
  • Assist Crew Members in transitioning to the alumni network.
  • Adhere to organization policies and ethics.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 5 to 7 years of workforce development or case management experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or related field plus 2 to 3 years of workforce development or case management experience; OR
  • Master’s degree in Social Work or related field preferred with Master’s level internship and/or 1 year of related work experience.
  • Knowledge of community resources and counseling practices with high-risk populations.
  • Deep understanding and experience with mental health, trauma impact, connecting to mental health resources, and healing-focused engagement.
  • Experience handling crisis situations.
  • Passion for justice, equity, and the Pittsburgh region's people.
  • Strong documentation, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build trust and rapport to motivate others.
  • Capability to work independently with focus, task-oriented, non-judgmental, patient, and open-minded, with clear boundaries.
  • Respect for confidentiality based on professional ethics.
  • Comfort working with culturally diverse populations with sensitivity and competence.
  • Willingness to lead and collaborate within a team.
  • Excellent record-keeping abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Travel to worksites primarily in and around Pittsburgh and Allegheny County.
  • Meetings with crew members often occur at worksites, such as woods, vacant lots, construction sites, and urban farms.
  • Case management meetings may involve carrying equipment like chairs, a laptop, and a hotspot down trails.
  • Close contact with a computer screen is expected.
  • Weekend and evening availability for meetings, events, and deadlines.
  • Landforce tries to minimize engagements outside of regular business hours.
  • Physical ability to navigate various terrains, handle tools, operate equipment, and lift items up to 50 pounds.
  • Exposure to environmental conditions like extreme temperatures, humidity, slippery surfaces, sunlight, dust, pollen, insects, and exhaust fumes.

BENEFITS

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance fully covered by Landforce.
  • 12 paid company holidays plus a paid Winter Holiday between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day.
  • 19 days of paid time off with increases at 2 and 5 years.
  • Quarterly self-care days off.
  • Retirement plan with a 3% match and incentive up to 4%.
  • Clothing stipend.
  • Self-care stipend.
  • Parental leave.

ABOUT LANDFORCE

Landforce is committed to building a just world, where everyone belongs, lives in a healthy environment, and surpasses their greatest dreams. We nourish a culture of self-empowerment for people aspiring towards meaningful and stable employment, as we protect and improve the environment. At Landforce, we combine workforce development and environmental stewardship to help restore and maintain land and green space and help individuals get back to work. By providing professionally skilled crews who can assist in environmental management we are able to construct, maintain and rehabilitate trails, vacant lots, green stormwater infrastructure, and natural habitats. At the same time, we support our Crew Members’ passion to become strong employees for Landforce and future employers through training, career coaching, and other supports. This meaningful short term employment builds skills and confidence for individuals that have historically been excluded from the workforce. Over the last eight years we have hired 147 people and contributed 61,156 hours of environmental stewardship to our region. Our crew members have participated in 23,533 hours of training and 2,334 hours of case management. In a typical year, 83% of crew members complete their training with us, 71% of those who successfully enter the work phase complete their tenure with us, and 73% of our finishers go on to other employment within 2 weeks of completing our season. In 2023, 93% of our finishers showed an increase in job readiness during their tenure with us. In our most recent data (2020), 100% of respondents are still working 12 months after leaving Landforce. The average wage for our most recent cohort is $19.42/hour. We understand that creating a just and equitable world begins with intentionally establishing an organizational culture that respects people in our fullest diversity. We believe that everyone brings pre-existing skills and experience to the table, that we all can learn from each other, and that if we fully embody these beliefs, we can lead the way to create a brighter tomorrow for people and the planet.


EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Landforce is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, disability, sex, gender identity, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. POSITION DESCRIPTION Landforce is growing and is excited about the opportunities this creates for the team and our work and future. In 2024 we will nearly double the number of Crew Members who join Landforce, and have identified a second Work Readiness Manager as an essential component of our success. The Landforce Work Readiness Manager will work closely with Landforce Crew Members to assess their current career skills, interests, and aptitudes. They will assist Crew Members to set career path goals, including future training or employment. In addition, the Work Readiness Manager will work with Crew Members to identify employment barriers, including unmet mental health needs, connecting individuals to available social/supportive services, and ensuring they reach significant career development milestones on their way to achieving their goals. The WRM will work closely with the Director of Workforce Development and our current WRM, and may be called upon to assist in training sessions and building employer, recruitment, and social service partnerships. The WRM will help build a culture focused on healing-centered engagement. We are seeking an energetic, collaborative, people-person that brings deep knowledge of community resources and counseling/casework practices with high-risk populations, including mental health treatment and the impact of trauma. We encourage people with a demonstrated passion for justice and equity to apply, and are interested in learning about your experience using asset-based communication and a focus on turning trauma-informed-care into healing-centered engagement. We look forward to welcoming a new member of our team who is eager to share their skills, who cares deeply about our dual mission, and is willing to learn alongside us as we continue to work together to build a just world for people and the planet.

Posted Feb 7th 2024

Susan Swanson Memorial Internship Opportunity – Summer 2024

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2024

Deadline to apply is March 31, 2024

Candidate will have the choice of weekly stipend of $14-$16 per hour, depending on relevant qualifications OR a scholarship award at the end of the 8-week program that may be eligible for a PHEAA match. Daily travel and work-related expenses reimbursed.


For more information, contact the AHUG office at (814) 837-8550 or ashields@ahug.com


AHUG seeks to provide an internship opportunity for a 10-week program in 2024 (May 20 – July 26).

The selected candidate will operate from the central hub of the AHUG office in Kane, PA, working on a statewide environmental education project and a landscape invasive species project, while also spending time in the field networking and performing duties alongside assigned mentors (to be selected from AHUG partners in forestry, land management, logging/harvest operations, sawmilling, secondary and by-products manufacturing, economic development, promotion, state government and industry advocacy).

The goal of the Susan Swanson Memorial Internship is to develop the future leaders and entrepreneurs of the Pennsylvania forest and wood products industry by providing an immersive experience into the dynamics of the region’s natural resource and hardwood industry sectors, and the efforts to provide advocacy, promotion, education and economic development services in support of its continued growth.

Eligibility:

  • Candidate must be a current PA resident enrolled in a post-secondary education program involving forestry; wood/forest products; ecosystem, natural resource, habitat or environmental management; environmental law, public policy or other associated discipline.
  • Candidate must have completed at least 1 year of a 2-year or 4-year program of study (sophomore - graduate).
  • Candidate must possess a valid PA driver’s license and have reliable transportation.
  • Candidate must be willing to work outside in inclement weather conditions.

About AHUG

The Allegheny Hardwood Utilization Group (AHUG) is a non-profit forest industry association, funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture and private industry, committed to promoting the long-term economic growth and development of the forest and wood products industry of Northwest and North Central PA. In accomplishing our mission, AHUG’s efforts are focused on promotion of the industry and its products; encouraging sustainable, science-based management of our region’s natural resource assets; providing industry representation, outreach and training; providing career awareness and public education programming; and providing support for hardwood research and development.

About Susan Swanson

Susan Swanson was a lifelong resident of the McKean County, PA and was involved in Pennsylvania’s hardwood industry for over 40 years. She began her career by providing administrative support to her husband’s logging business, then moving to AHUG as an Administrative Assistant before taking over as the Executive Director in 1997. Under Susan’s leadership, AHUG fostered a reputation for being the “go-to” organization in the Allegheny region on issues involving the hardwood industry, partnering with other agencies and organizations to tackle topics ranging from natural resource access to workforce and economic development. She forged strong working relationships on the local, state and national level that helped to save jobs and bolster the economic prosperity of the Allegheny region hardwood industry. Susan was as comfortable talking politics in Washington DC as she was spending a day in the woods with school students.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

General Labor

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Experience


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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1st, 2nd & 3rd Shift Available (4-Day Work Week)

We are seeking General Labors

The General Labor must be highly flexible individuals and possess solid interpersonal skills allowing them to work effectively in a diverse, team, working environment. You will work in our manufacturing operations with other employees focusing on workplace efficiency and product quality, while maintaining a clean and environmentally safe work area through the implementation of 5S procedures. A knowledge of machinery and maintenance, plus an understanding of optimization and quality guidelines is a plus. Through a dedication to continuous improvements with special emphasis on safety, quality, environment, production, and cost, you will be an essential member of the Weaber, Inc. Team.

Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • 4 - Day Work Week
  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401(k) with 4% match
  • Weekly pay
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • $250 Sign on Bonus
  • $350 Referral Bonus
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts
  • FREE shuttle bus from Lebanon to our site locations
  • Monthly bonus eligibility
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships and advancement

Who We Are and What We Do?

Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation's leading hardwood manufactures. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It is this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

Requirements:

  • Previous general labor or manufacturing experience preferred
  • 18 years of age

If you are passionate about the work you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 ext. 290.

Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

CDL CLASS A DRIVER

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Experience


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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CDL Truck Driver Class A - Lebanon, PA

We are seeking Over-The-Road CDL Class - A Truck Drivers.

Weaber is hiring truck drivers, experienced and beginners! Start immediately on a rewarding career in the Hardwood Lumber Industry with a local company that has been around for 80 years.

Truck drivers are always in demand, now more than ever. The economy and our daily operations heavily rely on them. Experienced drivers looking to make a change from being on the road all the time will be put to work right away with scheduled runs that bring them back home 3 nights out of a 5 day work week.

Whether you are a seasoned driver wanting to shift gears or you’ve always loved the idea of driving a big truck and experiencing the freedom of being on the road, apply with us. Here’s what we are offering:

CDL A Tuition Sponsored Training for those who do not have their CDL license. Weaber will provide either upfront payment to a Weaber preferred driving school OR tuition reimbursement after completion.

Family / work balance - Be home 3 nights a week out of a 5 day work week.

Stability - Year-round employment

Consistency - Paid weekly with monthly bonus eligibility

Benefits - Group Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, and 401K Plan with Company Contribution

Satisfaction - Build relationships with customers and know they are counting on you every day

Pride - You will be transporting materials used in thousands of homes nationwide

Call our the Weaber Career Center today at (717) 867-4694 ext. 290 or apply online using our website’s Job Portal at www.Weaber.com.

Posted Dec 1st 2023

INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL & CONTROLS SUPERVISOR

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

$30 - $40 per hr.


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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INDUSTRIAL ELECTRICAL & CONTROLS SUPERVISOR

DESCRIPTION

The Industrial Electrical and Controls Supervisor is responsible for the maintenance, troubleshooting and preventative maintenance on Industrial electrical equipment and systems. We are seeking an experienced Industrial Electrician with plc programming experience to undertake a variety of tasks relating to setting up and maintaining our electrical infrastructure.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities

  • Ability to do both mechanical and electrical maintenance work, including some ladder logic programming.
  • Ability to program and troubleshoot PLC's and work on VFD’s.
  • Read and interpret electrical schematics.
  • Demonstrate the initiative to investigate and offer improvements to our plant operation.
  • Direct and train others to install, maintain, or repair electrical wiring and equipment. Be able to provide expert knowledge and guidance to other employees in your field.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies

  • Must be familiar with low to high voltage (480-volt 3 Phase) and be comfortable doing diagnostic and troubleshooting on this type of system.
  • Must be familiar with industrial electrical control devices (photo eye, proximity sensor, limit switch).
  • Must be familiar with basic Pneumatic valves and controls.
  • Familiarity with hydraulic servo motion and hydraulic motion control is a plus.
  • Familiarity with OSHA safety standards and regulations.
  • Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, electrical schematics, and electrical code specifications to determine layout of industrial electrical equipment installations.
  • Install, examine, replace, or repair electrical wiring, receptacles, switch boxes, conduits, feeders, fiber-optic and coaxial cable assemblies, lighting fixtures, and other electrical components.
  • Maintain, repair, install, and test switchgear, transformers, switchboard meters, regulators, reactors, electrical motors, generators, alternators, industrial storage batteries, and hydraulic and pneumatic electrical control systems.
  • Conduct preventive maintenance programs and keep maintenance records.
  • Diagnose and correct PLC programming problems to minimize downtime.
  • Diagnose, repair, and/or replace electrical components of machines including but not limited to motors, relays, overloads, cables, switches, sensors, and variable speed drives.
  • Must be able to lift 75 lbs., twist and turn, kneel, and stand for long periods of time, climb a ladder, and work overhead as required.

Education Requirements

  • A graduate with an A.A.S degree or Certificate from an accredited electrical trade school program and successfully pass job-related skill assessment tests.
  • 4 Years prior experience in an industrial or equivalent setting.
  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Advanced Electrical Training or prior experience in PLC control systems - Preferred.

Other

  • Total compensation package includes Group Medical Insurance, Vision Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Holidays, potential for a sign-on bonus, and a 401K Plan with Company Contribution.
  • Must be available, upon hiring, to work any shift as assigned. Shifts will be awarded based on the needs of the business unit.
  • Overtime available as scheduled.
Posted Dec 1st 2023

Millwright Mechanics

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Not Listed


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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Millwright Mechanics

DESCRIPTION

The Millwright Mechanic works on industrial machinery, mechanical equipment, and components, including mechanical, pneumatic, hydraulic, fuel, lubrication, cooling and exhaust systems, and pumps, fans, tanks, conveyors, presses, generators, and pneumatic and hydraulic controls.

Who We Are and What We Do? Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading hardwood manufacturers. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It is this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

If you are passionate about the work, you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at www.Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 Ext. 290. Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • 401(k) with 4% match.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Paid vacations and holidays.
  • $250 Sign-on Bonus.
  • $350 Referral Bonus.
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
  • FREE shuttle bus from Lebanon to our site locations.
  • Monthly bonus eligibility.
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships, and advancement.

Skills, Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Install, inspect, adjust, and repair equipment while following safety rules and regulations.
  • Maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures for the facility.
  • You work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety while performing your duties.

Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (Preferred).
  • Mechanical Knowledge: 2 years (Preferred).
Posted Dec 1st 2023

DIESEL MECHANIC, 1ST OR 3RD SHIFT

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland St
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

No Listed


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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Diesel Mechanic

DESCRIPTION

Weaber is seeking an experienced Diesel Mechanic for 1st or 3rd shift in their Hardwood Lumber Mill. The Diesel Mechanic is responsible for performing periodic maintenance, repair, replacement and troubleshooting on various models of forklift equipment. Weaber, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading hardwood manufactures. The combination of advanced technology and strict standards help our state-of-the-art facility produce High Quality Hardwood Products. It's this quality that our customers have come to rely on.

If you are passionate about the work you do and want to join an amazing team that will invest in your future, we want you here! For more information regarding our open position please visit our website at Weaber.com or call (717) 867-4694 ext. 290. Weaber, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and considers all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.


Skills, Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Strong mechanical and electrical aptitude
  • Troubleshoot and diagnose most forklift equipment components
  • Perform engine tune-ups on most makes of equipment without supervision
  • Perform proper PM's in a timely manner
  • Be able to troubleshoot and diagnose on forklifts
  • Perform and maintain proper battery maintenance on forklift equipment
  • Properly identify and order all necessary replacement parts
  • Account for all parts, materials, tools, and consumables used as required
  • Ability to understand service manuals, interpret schematics, and use diagnostic instruments

Job Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience
  • Mechanical Tools
  • Verbal Communication
  • Motivated and Disciplined
  • Fleet Management
  • Technical Understanding/Critical Thinking
  • Documentation Skills
  • Inventory Control
  • State Inspection License
  • CDL License
  • Electrical Background
  • Air Brake knowledge
  • Familiar with Manual Transmission and Diesel Engines
  • Determine vehicle condition by conducting inspections and diagnostic tests, identifying worn and damaged parts.
  • Maintain Vehicle Records by noting services and repairs.
  • Prior experience of all-around repair, have worked with diesel forklifts, and fleet experience is a plus.

Why Choose Weaber, Inc.?

Weaber, Inc. offers a comprehensive benefits package for full-time team members, including:

  • Full medical, dental, and vision coverage.
  • 401(k) with 4% match.
  • Weekly pay.
  • Paid vacations and holidays.
  • $250 Sign-on Bonus.
  • $350 Referral Bonus.
  • $1.00 differential rates for 2nd and 3rd shifts.
  • Monthly bonus eligibility.
  • Investment and complete buy-in to your career progress, through trainings, mentorships, and advancement.
Posted Nov 30th 2023

Machine Operator

Picture Rocks, PA | Lewis Lumber Products

Lewis Lumber Products

30 South Main Street
Picture Rocks, PA 17110


SALARY

$16.50/ hr to start or higher with experience


MAIN CONTACT

Keith Atherholt
570-584-4460 Ext 111

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Machine Operator

DESCRIPTION

Description: Offering variety, stability and a teamwork environment producing high quality wood products. A machine operator will learn how to identify quality standards in lumber and ripped blanks, operate gang rip, chop computer optimized systems, planers, glue wheel, sanding and priming equipment. Mainly for the custom cabinet, furniture, and architectural millwork industries. Training to rotate and lead a three-person crew is available. Pay level- $18.00/hr to start- higher depending on experience. Lewis Lumber Products is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Responsibilities/Principal Duties:

  • Operate both non-computer-controlled and CNC equipment as trained.
  • Discern quality and quantitative data instructions provided.
  • Communicate with coworkers at the workstation and in production.

Requirements:

  • High School graduation or GED equivalent.
  • On-the-job training (OTJ) included in all hired positions.
  • Any woodworking experience is helpful.
  • Reading instructions, writing, and data entry required.
  • Ability to read a tape measure and other measuring tools.
  • Good eyesight for quality differentiation.
  • Standing, walking, lifting 25-50 lbs.
  • Keyboard navigation for Excel and software data entry.
  • Mechanically inclined.

Additional Details:

  • Full Time - 40 hours, most weekends off.
  • 6:30 am - 3:00 PM Monday - Friday.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Vacation.
  • Personal Days.
  • Holidays.
  • 401K Retirement.

Posted Oct 18th 2023

LUMBER GRADER

Shirleysburg, PA | BRUMBAUGH LUMBER LLC

BRUMBAUGH
LUMBER LLC

16460 Croghan Pike
Shirleysburg, PA 17260
814-542-8880


SALARY

Negotiable


MAIN CONTACT

Corey Brumbaugh
814-542-8880

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LUMBER GRADER

DESCRIPTION

Working as an important member of our team, the Lumber Grader will evaluate & grade green lumber products based on NHLA Hardwood Lumber Grading Rules and Standards.

Posted Oct 17th 2023

LABORER

Tunkhannock, PA | BEAVER LOGGING

BEAVER LOGGING

233 Roosevelt Highway
Tunkhannock, PA


SALARY

Negotiable


MAIN CONTACT

Gerald Grimaud
570-836-0101

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LABORER

DESCRIPTION

Duties and responsibilities includes but not limited to...

  • Cutting firewood
  • Picking up & splitting various sizes of firewood
  • Stacking firewood and/or loading & unloading firewood
Posted Sept 5th 2023

MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC

Brookville, PA | Brownlee Lumber, Inc.

Brownlee Lumber, Inc.

2652 Hazen Richardsville Road
Brookville, PA 15825
(814) 328-2991


SALARY

$18-23/ hour


MAIN CONTACT

Mark Hopkins
(814) 328-2991

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MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN / MECHANIC

DESCRIPTION

Brownlee Lumber, Inc. is a global leader in the production of premium quality hardwood products. We take pride in our commitment to excellence, innovation, and superior craftsmanship. Join our team as a Maintenance Technician / Mechanic and play a crucial role in ensuring the reliability and efficiency of our manufacturing operations. Are you a dynamic Maintenance Technician / Mechanic seeking new opportunities for growth? This is a unique opportunity to play a crucial role in several upcoming capital projects and drive innovation on our production line.

Brownlee Lumber Company, Inc. is seeking a skilled and safety-conscious Maintenance Technician / Mechanic to join our team on the first shift. As a Maintenance Technician / Mechanic, you will be responsible for performing maintenance, repairs, and diagnostics on manufacturing plant equipment, heavy machinery, and light-to-heavy trucks, contributing to the seamless operations of our facilities. Additionally, you will participate in the planning and installation of several upcoming major capital projects.

Starting hourly rate $18-$23, reflecting your expertise and contributions. Overtime Opportunities Are Available! Elevate your career with Brownlee Lumber, where exceptional quality and growth opportunities await. We look forward to welcoming you to our team!


Key Responsibilities

  • Participate in capital projects, including equipment installations and upgrades.
  • Perform preventative maintenance according to PM Schedules, minimizing downtime and maximizing efficiency.
  • Proactively diagnose potential mechanical problems to prevent operational disruptions.
  • Conduct necessary repairs on manufacturing plant equipment and heavy machinery.
  • Perform maintenance and repairs on light-to-heavy trucks and trailers.
  • Collaborate respectfully with team members and vendors, maintaining effective communication.
  • Enhance your skills through continuous education opportunities.

Requirements

  • Proficient in reading, comprehending, and applying highly technical manuals, blueprints, and schematics.
  • Skilled in the use of hand and power tools for maintenance and repair tasks.
  • Excellence in welding, cutting, and fabricating for effective equipment repairs.
  • Ability to analyze and diagnose machine performance issues.
  • Willingness to work in various weather conditions to ensure uninterrupted operations.
  • Extensive knowledge of plant equipment and facility maintenance.
  • Flexible schedule to accommodate repair needs.
  • Physical capability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. or more.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.

Production Workers can expect EXCELLENT wages & benefits including

  • Health, Life, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • PTO - Paid Vacation and Floating Holidays
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Glove / Work Boot Allowances
  • Rewards and Recognition Programs
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Flexible Spending Account / Health Savings Account
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Regular Company Celebrations / Events
  • Employer Assistance Program
Posted Sept 5th 2023

SUPPLY PLANNING AND PURCHASING MANAGER

Lebanon, PA | WEABER

WEABER

841 Cumberland Street
Lebanon, PA 17042
717-867-4694 ext. 290


SALARY

Based on Expereince


MAIN CONTACT

Phil Lentini
717-867-4694 ext. 290

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SUPPLY PLANNING AND PURCHASING MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a Supply Planning and Purchasing Manager for our hardwood manufacturing operations. The supply planning and purchasing manager will manage all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing and pricing trends to identify forecast demand and minimize purchasing costs. Ensures that project / department milestones / goals are met by adhering to approved budgets. Manage all aspects of purchasing to support organizational operations efficiently and cost-effectively.

Manages all purchasing activities and establishes strategic purchasing processes and procedures. Maintains relationship with vendors or suppliers and negotiates contracts for major purchases. Evaluates and analyzes purchasing trend and price trend to identify forecasting demand and minimize purchasing costs. Ensures that project/department milestones/goals are met and adhering to approved budgets. Manage all aspects of purchasing to support organization operations efficiently and cost-effectively.


Major Tasks, Responsibilities & Key Accountabilities

  • Establish and implement purchasing policies, procedures, and best practices.
  • Monitor ongoing compliance with purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Direct procurement policies to ensure all items are purchased and delivered within budget and time constraints.
  • Identify and source new suppliers and vendors.
  • Focused on continuous cost reductions (20% YOY) and Improved Payment Terms.
  • Manage vendor and supplier selection process based on price, quality, support, capacity, and reliability.
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers and vendors.
  • Establish and update an approved vendor/supplier database.
  • Develop, negotiate, and administer purchasing agreements and contracts with suppliers in support of organizational requirements.
  • Monitor supplier and vendor compliance with contractual agreements.
  • Measure and manage the vendor and supplier cost, quality, and delivery performance.
  • Oversee supplier compliance with internal quality standards and external regulations.
  • Troubleshoot cost, quality, and delivery concerns.
  • Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery, and supply of purchases.
  • Introduce performance improvement measures for suppliers and vendors.
  • Work with relevant departments to manage inventory requirements.
  • Facilitate timely placement of purchase orders.
  • Review purchase orders for proper authorization and compliance with organizational policy and procedures.
  • Develop and manage purchasing budgets and forecasts.
  • Monitor and reduce purchase variances to meet profit objectives.
  • Produce regular reports on purchase commitments, costs, and delivery performance.
  • Oversee the operations and daily activities of the purchasing department.
  • Manage, develop, and motivate purchasing staff.
  • Direct continuous improvement of purchasing processes in line with changing organizational needs and market conditions.

JOB SPECIFICATIONS

  • Ability to work with people at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently, and be detail-oriented.
  • Handle additional assigned tasks proficiently.
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.

Education & Expereince

  • 3-5 years progressive work-related experience in purchasing and procurement.
  • Core competences – Ethics and values, integrity and trust, results-driven, customer-focused, process management, and continuous improvement.
  • Advanced Excel skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field of work or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience.
  • Experience in purchasing and procurement.
  • Supervisory experience.
  • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices.
  • Working knowledge of all laws and regulations relating to procurement and contracts.
  • Knowledge of purchasing and supply chain systems, LEAN principles of planning, and MRP/ERP systems often required.
  • Financial acumen.
  • High competency level in MS Office applications.
Posted Sept 5th 2023

SAWMILL MANAGER

Troy, PA | CUMMINGS LUMBER COMPANY, INC.

CUMMINGS LUMBER COMPANY, INC.

21756 Route 14
Troy, PA
570 297-477


SALARY

Competitive Wage


MAIN CONTACT

Cassy Dygert
570 297-4771

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SAWMILL MANAGER

DESCRIPTION

Cummings Lumber Company is currently seeking an experienced Sawmill Manager for its sawmill and kiln operations to strategically plan, organize, coordinate, manage, and evaluate the work activities and resources necessary for a successful operation. Located in Troy PA, Cummings Lumber Company has successfully operated since 1929 producing quality hardwood products with exceptional service.The Mill manager will lead in accordance with safety, quality, grade recovery, cost and quantity specifications while striving to continuously improve in all aspects of Mill performance.


DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Plans, organizes, controls, and directs all production related activities to ensure that standards of safety and quality are consistently met in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Monitors production tracking system, quality control, and performance indicators and develops new methods to increase overall production.
  • Monitors scheduled equipment maintenance and inspects machinery and equipment regularly to decrease and eliminate downtime.
  • Hires, trains, and evaluates all production employees as well as resolves personnel issues. Performs written employee reviews yearly at the employee’s anniversary date.
  • Provides direction, development, and training for production employees while encouraging safety and positive morale among the workforce.
  • Monitors and maintains employee schedules to ensure adequate coverage to maximize production.
  • Establishes and maintains good communication and a strong relationship with all departments including sales, procurement, accounting, HR, and maintenance.
  • Maintains a clean and safe work environment and ensures compliance with safety objectives and policies. Ensures compliance with OSHA regulations.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years of previous experience in management, preferably in the Hardwood industry.
  • 4-year degree in Forestry or a related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of NHLA lumber grading rules.
  • Knowledge of sawmill technology, machinery, and equipment.
  • Proven business management and team leadership skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, including listening, coaching, and training.
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes with mechanical abilities, including a strong aptitude for root cause analysis and troubleshooting operational issues.
  • Planning, organizational, time management, and quick decision-making skills.
  • Ability to identify, develop, and implement new and creative solutions to solve complex problems.

BENEFITS

  • We offer a competitive wage and full benefit package (health, life, vision, 401k, vacation) to all eligible employees.
  • We require pre-employment drug screening.
  • Cummings Lumber Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, sex, age, national origin, disability, medical condition, veteran status, citizen status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law.
Posted Sept 5th 2023

LUMBER INSPECTOR/GRADER

Brookeville, PA | BROWNLEE LUMBER, INC.

BROWNLEE LUMBER, INC.

2652 Hazen Richardsville Road
Brookeville, PA 15825
814-328-2991


SALARY

$18-$22 per hour


MAIN CONTACT

Mark Hopkins
(814)-328-2991

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LUMBER INSPECTOR/GRADER

DESCRIPTION

Brownlee Lumber Company is searching for a Lumber Grader/Inspector! this position will join the 1st shift team. Topnotch candidates will have the talent to work on a fast paced production line as a safe and skilled team member grading lumber. Brownlee Lumber is world renowned as a preferred provider to those seeking premium quality hardwood products. Our company culture focuses on People, Integrity, Courage, Endeavor, Excellence, Learning, and Balance. The Lumber Grader (Inspector) can expect EXCELLENT wages & benefits including: Health, Life, Vision and Dental Insurance PTO - Paid Vacation and Floating Holidays Paid Sick Leave Rewards and Recognition Programs 401(k) Flexible Spending Account / Health Saving Account Learning and Development Opportunities Regular Company Celebrations / Events Employer Assistance Program.

The Lumber Grader (Inspector) can expect EXCELLENT wages & benefits including: Health, Life, Vision and Dental Insurance PTO - Paid Vacation and Floating Holidays Paid Sick Leave Rewards and Recognition Programs 401(k) Flexible Spending Account / Health Saving Account Learning and Development Opportunities Regular Company Celebrations / Events Employer Assistance ProgramBrownlee Lumber - The Best Place to Grow Your Career in Lumber Manufacturing Apply here today or visit our website.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Use visual judgment and knowledge to inspect and grade lumber.
  • Determine species, grade, and volume according to NHLA lumber grading rules.
  • Respectfully and effectively communicate with other team members.

REQUIREMENTSE

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Skilled using the NHLA rules.
  • Two or more years of experience as a Lumber Inspector.
  • Outstanding attention to detail.
  • Team-work focused.
  • Exceptional attendance record.
  • Work at a fast pace.
  • Ability to lift 50 or more lbs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • The successful applicant must be able to move boards weighing up to 40 lbs.
  • Have a good working knowledge of basic math.
  • Prior experience in the hardwood lumber industry and in particular, lumber grading, is a plus, but not required. We will train the right candidate.