Cutting and Slicing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

what we do

Set up, operate, or tend machines that cut or slice materials, such as logs, lumber, veneer, paper, flooring, furniture and cabinet components.

training needed

On-site training, knowledge of production and processing

First-Line Supervisors of Production and Operating Workers

what we do

Directly supervise and coordinate the activities of production and operating workers, such as inspectors, precision workers, machine setters and operators, assemblers, fabricators, and plant and system operators.

training needed

On-site training

Forest and Conservation Technicians

what we do

Provide technical assistance regarding the conservation of soil, water, forests, or related natural resources. May compile data pertaining to size, content, condition, and other characteristics of forest tracts, under the direction of foresters; or train and lead forest workers in forest propagation, fire prevention and suppression. May assist conservation scientists in managing, improving, and protecting rangelands and wildlife habitats.

training needed

On-site training

Forest and Conservation Workers

what we do

Under supervision, perform manual labor necessary to develop, maintain, or protect areas such as forests, forested areas, woodlands, wetlands, and rangelands through such activities as raising and transporting seedlings; combating insects, pests, and diseases harmful to plant life; and building structures to control water, erosion, and leaching of soil. Includes forester aides, seedling pullers, and tree planters.

training needed

On-site training

Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders

what we do

Operate or tend heating equipment to properly reduce the moisture content of lumber without causing additional defect to the lumber.

training needed

On-site training

Industrial Truck and Tractor Operators

what we do

Operate industrial trucks or tractors equipped to move materials around a warehouse, storage yard, factory, construction site, or similar location.

training needed

On-site training

Laborers and Freight, Stock and Material Movers, Hand

what we do

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

training needed

On-site training

Woodworking Machine Setters, Operators and Tenders, Except Sawing

what we do

Set up, operate, or tend woodworking machines, such as drill presses, lathes, shapers, routers, sanders, planers, and wood nailing machines. May operate CNC equipment.

training needed

On-site training

Shipping, Receiving, and Traffic Clerks

what we do

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

training needed

On-site training

Paper Goods Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

what we do

Set up, operate, or tend paper goods machines that perform a variety of functions, such as converting, sawing, corrugating, banding, wrapping, boxing, stitching, forming, or sealing paper or paperboard sheets into products.

training needed

On-site training

Log Graders and Scalers

what we do

Grade logs or estimate the marketable content or value of logs or pulpwood in sorting yards, millpond, log deck, or similar locations. Inspect logs for defects or measure logs to determine volume.

training needed

On-site training

Machine Feeders and Offbearers

what we do

Manually move freight, stock, or other materials or perform other general labor. Includes all manual laborers not elsewhere classified.

training needed

On-site training

Sawing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

what we do

Set up, operate, or tend wood sawing machines. May operate CNC equipment. Includes lead sawyers.

training needed

On-site training

Furniture Finishers

what we do

Shape, finish, and refinish damaged, worn, or used furniture or new high-grade furniture to specified color or finish.

training needed

On-site training

Cabinetmakers and Bench Carpenters

what we do

Cut, shape, and assemble wooden articles or set up and operate a variety of woodworking machines, such as power saws, jointers, and mortisers to surface, cut, or shape lumber or to fabricate parts for wood products.

training needed

On-site training

Foresters

what we do

Manage public and private forested lands for economic, recreational, and conservation purposes. May inventory the type, amount, and location of standing timber, appraise the timber's worth, negotiate the purchase, and draw up contracts for procurement. May determine how to conserve wildlife habitats, creek beds, water quality, and soil stability, and how best to comply with environmental regulations. May devise plans for planting and growing new trees, monitor trees for healthy growth, and determine optimal harvesting schedules.

training needed

Bachelor's Degree