Lumber Inspector

Listing #479038 Listed on: 04/08
Details - Offering Employment
Listing Type:Offering Employment (Full time)
Name:IMPACT Search and Placement, LLC [Contact]
Lumber Inspector
Southeast U.S. (Low cost area)
Salary & Benefits: Excellent salary commensurate with experience. (58-60K+ based on experience). Can go higher if certified and has the experience.
Paid Vacation & Sick Time, 401K with Company Match, Medical, Dental, and Vision through Cigna (competitive rates/majority of EE coverage paid by employer),HSA w/ Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Paid Life Insurance, Disability Insurance, including AFLAC

Hours: Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm

Examines lumber on table, moving belt, chain conveyor, or in racks for defects such as knots, stains, decay, splits, faulty edges, pitch pockets, wormholes, and defective milling.
Grades lumber to ensure specified dimensions.
Marks lumber to indicate grade and processing instructions.
Tallies pieces of lumber according to grade and board footage.
Determines cuts to be made to obtain the highest marketable value from material.
Removes unsatisfactory pieces from conveyor or table and places pieces on stacks, in bins, or on carts.
Scales board footage and records results.
Pulls graded lumber into unit form.
Lead work crew: make certain that all employees are on the job at starting times and throughout the day.
Make sure all work area paperwork is completed daily and turned in to the manager.
Keep area clean when down.
Work with maintenance to assure good equipment operation.

Dedication and a strong work ethic/attitude required.
Proper attendance required: on time and at work every scheduled workday.
Ability to inspect hardwood and softwood species to determine dimension, grade, and other qualities.
Ability to scan lumber for defects and imperfections.
Identify damages and report shortages & quality deficiencies.
Must have basic math skills including reading and writing, interpersonal skills.
Effective communication skills and conflict resolution.
Ability to motivate/lead workforce and teammates by example.
Attention to detail and ability to troubleshoot.
Inspect machinery and determine the need for repairs.
3+ years experience as a lumber inspector (NHLA certification preferred).

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