21 days old

Utility Machine Operator - Entry Level (Lewiston, ID)

Idaho Forest Group
Lewiston, ID 83501
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Idaho Forest Group is currently seeking Utility Machine Operators to join our team in Lewiston.

The Utility Machine Operator is an entry level position responsible for mill cleanup and operating machine centers in the sawmill and planer departments. This position serves as a relief operator for a wide variety of functions, machinery and work stations which provides the opportunity to quickly gain skills, learn and promote.

Essential Functions:
Cleaning work areas removing saw dust, wood and debris
Use of motorized equipment to transfer waste 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
Train as a relief operator, becoming proficient on machine centers and fill in as needed
Monitors waste conveyor to ensure material is transferred to designated area
Consistently keep a production level work pace
Comprehend and perform all duties in accordance with safety rules, regulations and Job Safety Analysis

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 Driver's License preferred
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must be safety conscious, self-directed and team oriented
Willing to work various shifts including nights and weekends
Previous sawmill or manufacturing experience 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.

Physical Requirements:

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.


Posted: 2021-01-06 Expires: 2021-02-04
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Utility Machine Operator - Entry Level (Lewiston, ID)

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