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Check Scaler

Shelton Division
Shelton, WA
Close Date:  01/31/2022
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our over 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.


We are seeking a qualified individual to serve as a Check Scaler based out of our Shelton, WA office. The successful applicant will assist with scaling operations across all four of SPI’s Washington locations, as well as other locations where we have logs delivered.

About The Position
• Ensure log scaling performed by Company log scalers or contract scaling organizations meets acceptable industry scaling standards
• Communicate effectively with log scalers, supervisors, and managers across the Company to ensure desired results
• Test, grade, record and report data as needed by location
• Identify and appropriately communicate log quality issues
• Provide continual training and instruction to improve skill levels of Company log scalers
• Remain educated on log scaling and grading rule changes by state and federal agencies or log scaling and grading advisory groups
• Ensure safe work practices are followed and promote safety awareness through leading by example
• Weekly travel in/around Washington, and potentially periodic travel to log yard locations in Oregon and California
• Assist foresters with log quality control and may periodically be requested to go to logging sites to assist in training loggers with log quality issues

Qualifications
• Certified Log Scaler with at least (5) years production and/or check scaling experience
• Demonstrated skill in leadership and effective communication
• Proven knowledge of log scaling and grading rules and species identification
• Proficient in the use of hand-held log scaling computers, and basic computer skills
• Possess a valid Driver’s License

Why Join Our Team?
Because this is more than an invitation, it's a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low-cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, the Foundation gives an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, the deadline to apply is January 31st 2022. There are 2 ways to apply:

Apply online

Send a cover letter referencing this position as well as a resume to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 496011
Redding, CA 96049

Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.

At Sierra Pacific Industries, we understand our greatest strength is the people who choose to build a career with us.

What does it mean to be part of the Sierra Pacific family? It means you are a valued team member and part of a growing, third-generation family-owned, forest products company built on hard work, innovation, and wise investments.

With over 5,000 crew members in over 30 states, Sierra Pacific offers many opportunities for personal and professional growth; from entry-level to skilled trades, from truck drivers to sales managers, from foresters to engineers – for everyone! We invite you to learn more about our history, our over 2 million acres of forestlands, and our state-of-the-art wood product and window manufacturing facilities at www.spi-ind.com/AboutUs.

Hear from our valued SPI family, in their own words and through their own stories, what it's like to build a career at Sierra Pacific Industries.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. Sierra Pacific adheres to E-verify to verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. If you are an individual with a disability and need accommodation to complete the application process, please call 800-378-8001 or write to Sierra Pacific Industries at PO Box 496011, Redding, CA 96049.

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