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Sierra Pacific Industries

Log Scaler
Anderson, CA

This is a training opportunity to become a Certified Log Scaler and work with one of the largest lumber manufacturing companies in the U.S. The successful candidate must be motivated to learn and work towards becoming a certified scaler within 6 months.


  • Assist in all facets of operation in the log yard in a safe and efficient manner
  • Assist scalers with measuring logs
  • Measure logs to determine scale (volume) and quality (grade)
  • Learn and become proficient in scaling rules and procedures
  • Learn Weighmaster duties and procedures
  • Safely and efficiently operate log yard equipment, including front-end loader and water truck
  • Work to support continuous improvement and overall quality efforts
  • Recognize problems and take initiative to promptly correct
  • Communicate effectively with co-workers and other departments
  • Adhere to all safety policies and perform tasks in a safe and responsible manner
  • This position is based in Anderson, with travel regularly to other Sierra Pacific manufacturing sites within Northern CA


  • Attend log scaling classes and pass examination to become Certified Log Scaler within 6 months
  • One year of recent experience as a Log Scaler is preferred, or one year of recent experience operating log yard equipment may be considered
  • Knowledgeable in log grades and specie identification
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Ability to solve simple and moderate math problems
  • Demonstrated commitment to safe work practices


Because this is more than an invitation, it’s a commitment to offer opportunities for personal and professional growth to everyone! We ask people to grow with us and make the company even better.

We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance. In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.


If you are qualified and would like to join our team, there are 2 ways you can apply:

Let’s talk! Apply in person Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm at:
19758 Riverside Avenue
Anderson, CA 96007
(530) 378-8353

Send a resume and cover letter referencing this position to:
Sierra Pacific Industries
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 10939
Anderson, CA 96007

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Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans. We are a
drug and tobacco free workplace.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 12
Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for this Job:
  • Drug Testing / Screening
  • Background Checks