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Utility Machine Operator - Entry Level (Athol) $1000 incentive pay!

Idaho Forest Group
Athol, ID 83801
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This position serves as a versatile role throughout the plant. This would include cross-training on a variety of different machines and workstations, mill clean up, and other miscellaneous functions. Most employees are quickly promoted to the next level.

Essential Functions:

  • Comprehend and perform all duties in accordance with rules, regulations and JSAs

  • Cleaning of the plant, operation of various machines and robots

  • Learn the safe and efficient operations of each machine assigned

  • Use of motorized equipment to transfer material and residuals to designated area

  • Use of hand tools to clean area, broom, shovel, rake, etc.

  • Use air hose to clean machines free of dust and debris

  • Keep working areas clean

  • Consistently keep a production level work pace

  • Other duties as needed

  • Specific job duties and shifts may vary per mill and based on machinery


  • High School Diploma or GED (or willingness to quickly obtain one as a condition of employment)

  • Valid Drivers License is highly preferred

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.

Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking an entry level Utility Machine Operator to join our team.

This position serves as a relief operator for a wide variety of functions, machinery and workstations which provides the opportunity to quickly gain skills, learn and promote. Other times will be needed to assist with mill clean-up. Most employees are quickly promoted from this role into something more advanced and specialized.

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).

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. 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.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


Posted: 2022-06-17 Expires: 2022-07-16
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