Train to become certified to scale and grade logs - Burney/Weaverville


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Located in Redding, CA

Salary: See in job description

About Express:


Express Employment Professionals, named ClearlyRated Best of Staffing® Client and Talent Awards winner for the past 7 years, is hiring for a local client company in Shasta County.  We help people in our community find work every day.  Express Employment Professionals in Redding wants to make a difference locally and across North America.  With more than 800 locations across the U.S., Canada, and South Africa, we are on a mission to put a million people to work annually.


About the Client:


This client serves lumber/veneer mills from the Columbia River Gorge in Oregon to Bakersfield California.  We have a position open in Weaverille, CA and Burney, CA.


About the Position:


Train to become certified to scale and grade logs.


Job Description/Responsibilities:


Determine tree species.

Measure lengths and diameters of logs (Gross Scale).

Evaluating logs for defect/deductions (Net Scale).

Establish appropriate Grade.

Assign appropriate Sorts/Decks/Codes to all logs scaled.

All information entered into hand-held computer.

Working outdoors in all weather.




Safety conscious



Attention to detail

Communication skills

Work well with others (internal/external)

Previous Timber Industry experience/education a plus




After successful completion of the apprentice program (3-4 months):

Full Medical/Dental/Vision coverage, no cost to employee

401K retirement – currently a 6.75% match, dollar for dollar

Paid vacation 1 to 5 weeks (depends on years of service)

9 paid holidays

Sick leave




Apprenticeship wage: $17.50 hr. – typically 3-4 months

After Certification - Production wage: $23.80 hr. / up to $30.00 hr.

Mileage (depending)

Per Diem (depending)


About You:


You are attentive, responsive, and can take control of situations.

You are personable, determined, and driven to make a difference. You can see beyond a problem, respond to situations in crafty ways, and put a positive and professional spin on any situation.

Multitasking and professionalism are natural habits.

You thrive on succeeding, overcoming challenges, and have an exceptional work ethic.

Friends and co-workers describe you as a highly organized and productive person.

You are a team player and an individual performer who can quickly connect with others inside and outside of the company.

You naturally possess a “can get it done attitude” even when the odds are not in your favor.

You are very organized and disciplined and can effectively manage multiple conflicting priorities and deadlines in a rapidly changing environment.

You are reliable and are always looking for what to do next.

You are at least 18 years of age.


Express Employment Professionals – Redding

2697 Victor Avenue

Redding, CA  96002

530-221-7044 call or text


Express Employment Professionals is an equal opportunity Employer. 

Express Office: Redding
2697 Victor Avenue
Suite B
Redding, CA 96002
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