Posted: Feb 15, 2017

Lumber Grader

Cummings Lumber Company

21756 Route 14

Troy, PA 16947



Cummings Lumber Company is currently seeking a Lumber Grader with knowledge of NHLA inspection rules and experience inspecting lumber according to species, grade and dimension.

Job Description

  • Mark lumber for cut-off or ripping to maximize grade value
  • Make decisions to rip boards or send back to edger
  • Monitor quality of lumber for thickness variations, miscuts, saw tooth marks, and other machine induced defects
  • Maintain an orderly work area and follow all safety rules
  • Additional duties and assignments will be made as needed.
  • Temporary assignments to other functions and jobs throughout CLC may be made without prior notice

Job Knowledge / Skills / Requirements

  • Basic reading, writing and arithmetic skills required. This normally is acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Knowledge of NHLA inspection rules and prior experience inspecting lumber according to species, grade and dimension
  • Manual dexterity with the ability to move your hands and feet quickly
  • Requires good eyesight with attention to detail
  • Planning and quick decision making skills

In performance of their respective tasks and duties, all employees are expected to conform to the following:

  • Perform quality work within timelines with or without direct supervision
  • Interact professionally with other employees, customers and suppliers
  • Work effectively as a team contributor on all assignments
  • Work independently while understanding the necessity for communicating and coordinating work efforts with other employees and organizations
  • Perform all assigned duties in the safest manner. Do Not Take Risks! Comply with all Company and OSHA Safety Rules and Regulations. Report (or fix) all safety hazards promptly as well as malfunctions and discrepancies
  • Maintain a satisfactory attendance record
  • Train or assist in training others as requested
  • Use downtime not requiring your assistance in repairs, to perform duties such as preventative maintenance, housekeeping, etc.


Cummings Lumber Company offers a competitive salary and full benefit package

Main Contact

Cassy Dygert