Weyerhaeuser’s Olympia Log Yard is hiring a Log Scaler. We are seeking individuals who desire to work in a customer-drive, market-focused, log export facility while maintaining a positive attitude and work ethic.
This is a union position. The work force is represented by the International Association of Machinists (IAM).
Rate of pay starts at $31.76 per hour. After proven competency, and mastering all job responsibilities, the rate of pay for a Senior Log Scaler is $33.28. Paid holidays, vacation pay, health and welfare, and 401k benefits are provided, as defined by the collective bargaining agreement.
Activities and requirements include: working outside, log scaling, log sorting, all log accountability responsibilities, yard and deck inventory activities, the use of hand held computers and other scaling equipment
The facility operates under a small crew flow-to-work concept and requires that all employees can do all activities and be willing to change job assignments as needed
Complete yard ground duties as needed; yard cleanup, power saw operation, and other shop and yard labor activities
A minimum of a high school diploma or GED
The ability to work safely, including strict adherence to log yard safety procedures, taking the personal initiative to always work safely, contributing to the safety of your other team members, and maintaining a safe work environment
Knowledge and experience as a log scaler is required
Experience with sorting specifications, species identification and using handheld electronic scaling devices
Must have excellent listening and communication skills; ability to read and follow written instructions
Must be team oriented; working successfully with others and contributing to a positive and productive working environment
Ability to work overtime as operating conditions require
Ability to perform the essential job functions such as bending, stooping, reaching overhead, lifting, stepping over/around objects in the yard, and climbing up on equipment
Must complete a successful post-offer physical exam, drug screen and background check
We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits.
For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference.
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us.
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team.
Job Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction
Job Level Individual Contributor
Job Type Experienced
Shift Day (1st)
Relocation Assistance Not Available