Sawmill Worker Resume Samples

A Sawmill Worker takes responsibility for cutting, sorting and processing raw logs into lumber and timber products of various sizes. The job description entails preparing logs for industrial use and refining in plywood mills. Tasks and responsibilities listed on the Sawmill Worker Resume are – loading and unloading lumber and timber from trucks, conveyors, and forklifts; conducting an inspection of logs to identify defects and indicating areas for removal; sorting and arranging logs and timber as per sizes and wood type, rolling logs from the deck onto roller tables and transporting to sewing machines for cutting; utilizing trimmers to straighten the edges and cut timber; operating and maintaining donkey engines; measuring and indicating cutting lines on timber, and overseeing the treatment of timber to ensure proper application of wood preservatives.

Those interested in working as a Sawmill Worker should be able to denote on their resumes the following skills – physical dexterity and stamina to move and lift heavy equipment; good eye to hand coordination skills, knowledge of various timber types, and the ability to adhere to safety protocols. A resume that highlights at least a high school diploma or GED along with relevant work experience creates a positive impression on the employers.

Sawmill Worker Resume example

Sawmill Worker Resume

Summary : Looking to find a stable, well-paying job that gets meaningful satisfaction out of and can be passionate about. Unloaded our truck, sorted our packages, and then delivered them in a timely manner throughout the day.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Supervision, Inventory Control.

Description :

    1. Shipped supervisor of lumber.
    2. Inspected quality of lumber.
    3. Supervisor of lumber stackers and forklift operations.
    4. General maintenance of planner and chains and belts.
    5. Assisted in making decisions on company operations.
    6. Helped implement lumber drying procedures.
    7. Set up the more efficient operation of kiln-dried lumber.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
N/A In N/A


Sawmill Worker Resume

Objective : Dedicated, productive, and composed worker with 5 years experience working with lumber and an additional 6 months' experience in a construction environment. Able to develop loyalty in staff and to overcome adversity in the workplace. Also, very approachable and nonthreatening, and being assertive and energetic.

Skills : Carpenter Assistant, Knife Sharping.

Description :

    1. Inspected materials and products for defects and ensure conformance to specifications.
    2. Pushed dual control buttons and moved controls in order to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment safely.
    3. Loaded materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
    4. Recorded production and operational data, such as the number of materials processed.
    5. Satisfactory in safety and production with minimum product loss.
    6. Met deadlines on product delivery.
    7. Loaded and Unloaded machinery and products upon delivery.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
HS Or Equivalent In General


Sawmill Worker Resume

Summary : Would like to obtain employment as an Electronics Engineering Technician with a well-established company that has a nice working environment.

Skills : Typing speed above 50 WPM, Word Processing, Presentation/ Slide Show, Spreadsheet.

Description :

    1. Worked in the Mill Department, sawing all phases of lumber, sheet goods, and sheetrock to dimensions ordered for building manufactured houses.
    2. Radial arm saws, table saws, plunge router, jig saw, cut-off saws, and dado saw are the saws I have used.
    3. Read a tape measure.
    4. Know how to read blueprints.
    5. Also was licensed to operate a forklift.
    6. Due to lack of laborers, the parent company decided to shut this facility permanently.
    7. Used band saw and Arbor machinery to cut trees into pallet material.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
AAS In Electronic Engineering Technology

Sawmill Worker Resume

Headline : Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction. Knowledge of circuit boards, processors, chips, electronic equipment, and computer hardware and software, including applications and programming.

Skills : Warehouse, Forklift Operator.

Description :

    1. Inspected materials and products for defects, and ensure conformance to specifications.
    2. Pushed dual control buttons and moved controls in order to start, stop, or adjust machinery and equipment.
    3. Loaded materials and products into machines and equipment, or onto conveyors, using hand tools and moving devices.
    4. Recorded production and operational data, such as the number of materials processed.
    5. Transferred materials and products to and from machinery and equipment, using industrial trucks or hand trucks.
    6. Fastened, package, or stacked materials and products, using hand tools and fastening equipment for distribution to hardwood buyers.
    7. Opened and closed gates of belt and pneumatic conveyors on machines that are fed directly from preceding machines.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
N/A In Criminal Justice

Sawmill Worker Resume

Summary : A position in the Welding industry, a certified welder, SMAW/GMAW/Thermal Cutter/Welder Helper, in the coal mining field, repairing equipment, metal fabricating, structural steelwork.

Skills : Welding, Metal Fabrication, Carpentry, Construction, Auto Technician.

Description :

    1. Stack lumber and cut to length.
    2. Banding and wrapping finished product in specs with job order.
    3. Draw shaved logs and log siding according to customers' preferences.
    4. Loaded and unloaded of dry kilns.
    5. Made sure orders were completed on time and helped load semi-trailers to ensure the safe delivery of the product.
    6. Set up, operated, or tended wood sawing machines.
    7. Included head sawyers.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
GED In General Education

Sawmill Worker Resume

Objective : Experience in all phases of installing HVAC duct and equipment. From layout to punch list. Certified forklift, scissor lift. Assertive, self-motivated, goal-oriented, organized, and efficient.

Skills : Powerpoint, Excel, Customer Service, Forklift Operation, Automotive.

Description :

    1. Cleared lumber jams off of conveyor belts and tracks.
    2. Shoveled fallen sawdust back onto conveyers.
    3. Stacked woodcuts in rows of 8 while maintaining the speed of the conveyor.
    4. Restacked broken bundles.
    5. Cleaned equipment between shifts.
    6. Cleared conveyor jams, proper lock-out tag-out procedures, hard-working environment, shoveling, fast-paced work environment.
    7. Performed any combination of the following duties in preparing logs for cutting into lumber and storing cut lumber in a sawmill.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
Automotive Tech

Sawmill Worker Resume

Objective : Hardworking, team player seeking a job to further my career and add consistent, reliable work that will help the organization succeed.

Skills : Forklift Operator, Data Entry, Quality Control.

Description :

    1. Fastpaced, repetitive, production environment.
    2. Operated control panels to manipulate/move lumber/wood through the mill.
    3. Pushed, pulled, and moved lumber or wood to keep straight or remove waste.
    4. Shoveled wood chips and sawdust into waste conveyors.
    5. Cleaned and maintained equipment as needed.
    6. Operated front-end loader and forklifts.
    7. Straighten lumber on moving conveyors.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
HS Diploma

Sawmill Worker Resume

Objective : Looking to utilize skills and strengths, accept challenges, be part of a team that will assist in enhancing the quality of people's lives, and assists in leading an organization to reach its fullest potential.

Skills : Inventory Clerk, Forklift Operator, Shipping, And Receiving.

Description :

    1. Cut wood into building materials using specific measurements on a consistent basis.
    2. Moved building and finished materials using a forklift.
    3. Operated various machinery including a chop saw, band saw, reciprocator saw, wood notching machine.
    4. Prepared logs for cutting into lumber and storing cut lumber in sawmill; rolls logs onto sawmill deck.
    5. Examined logs for defects, such as embedded.
    6. Organized the parts making sure they are ready to be delivered to their correct departments.
    7. Ran different machines throughout the sawmill 
    8. Drove forklift Operated chainsaw.
    Years of Experience
    Experience
    0-2 Years
    Experience Level
    Level
    Entry Level
    Education
    Education
    HS Diploma In General

    Sawmill Worker Resume

    Objective : Seeks to obtain a permanent career that provides challenging assignments as well as growth opportunities that will motivate to contribute to the productivity of the company and further develop skills.

    Skills : Forklift Operator, Machine Operator, Basic Office Equipment, Management.

    Description :

      1. Maneuvered wheel loader to transfer logs and lumber for processing inside of sawmill.
      2. Manually lifted, stacked, and sorted lumber of various species and sizes.
      3. Performed routine maintenance on the loader, such as lubricating and fueling.
      4. Utilized chainsaws and other log handling tools for production.
      5. Ran debarker, running trim saw, stacking wood in bundles for shipment.
      6. Multi tasked with other workers while repairing equipment and running everyday activities.
      7. Cleaned the area around sawmill equipment.
      8. Completed maintenance on sawmill equipment.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      GED

      Sawmill Worker Resume

      Objective : Seasoned professional looking to grow and succeed in a dynamic environment. A proven track record of exceeding departmental goals while initiating operational enhancements to improve quality and reduce costs.

      Skills : Planning SKills, Operating Skills, Inventory Management.

      Description :

        1. Operated sewing machines.
        2. Stacked wood in a neat manner.
        3. Maintained clean working area.
        4. Assembled various tools.
        5. Operated machinery.
        6. Loaded stickers for the lumber to get stacked, moved to saw filing, repaired saw blade tips, changed band saws every break.
        7. Ran a machine called the trimmer, that ran at a really fast pace.
      Years of Experience
      Experience
      2-5 Years
      Experience Level
      Level
      Junior
      Education
      Education
      GED