Grader - Certified (Grangeville)

<strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done.</strong>

Grangeville, ID

Idaho Forest Group

<p><strong>From its Coeur d&rsquo;Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America&rsquo;s largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.<br /><br />IFG is a growing company with 5 regional sawmills and a finger-joint facility located in North Idaho and our newest sawmill in Lumberton, Mississippi, that values employees and holds a reputation for high quality products.<br /></strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> https://ifg.com/

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Full-Time

Overview: <p>Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking a Certified Lumber Grader&nbsp;to join our&nbsp;team.&nbsp;<strong>Hourly rate $28.25 - $36.00 per hour DOE.&nbsp;</strong></p> <p>Responsible for inspecting quality of lumber to be graded, and grading lumber by varying dimensions and specie by WWPA Standards.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Comprehend and perform all duties in accordance with rules, regulations and JSAs</li> <li>Examine each piece of lumber and assign grade to lumber</li> <li>Use tape measure, calipers, moisture meter</li> <li>Write a legible grade mark</li> <li>Straighten lumber that may be jammed or crossed up</li> <li>Report maintenance problems and assist millwrights as needed</li> <li>Consistently keep a production level work pace</li> <li>Other duties as needed</li> </ul> <br />Specific job duties and shifts may vary per mill and based on machinery.
Requirements: <ul> <li>Certified by WWPA</li> <li>Must know species, lumber grades, length and width</li> <li>Be able to read tape measure, calipers and moisture meter</li> <li>Minimum one-year experience in lumber manufacturing</li> <li>Ability to read and understand printed materials</li> <li>High School Diploma or GED (or willingness to quickly obtain one as a condition of employment)</li> <li>Valid Driver&rsquo;s License is highly preferred</li> </ul> <br />As a condition of employment, Idaho Forest Group requires employees to complete a variety of pre-employment screening processes which may include, but are not limited to: criminal background check, drug and substance test, reference check, prior work verification, driving history (MVR), education verification, aptitude/skills testing, and credit checks. The depth of screening will vary based on the position.<br /><br /> <br /><strong>Physical Requirements:</strong><br /> <br /> Move safely, quickly, and perform duties with repetitious movement. Sit and/or stand for shift, reach with hands and arms, stoop, squat, twist, push and pull, maintain balance, bend at the waist, kneel, walk varying distances, and climb stairs. Must be able to tolerate all weather elements, loud conditions, vibrations and airborne particles (sawdust).<br /><br />Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, genetic information, family medical history, or any other status protected by law.&nbsp; If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-6630 and/or hr@idfg.com.