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Heavy Equipment Operator - Nights



Georgia-Pacific is now hiring for Heavy Equipment Operators at our lumber mill in Camden, Texas. This is a night shift position. This is a non-climate controlled mill, meaning temperatures can be very high in the summer and cold in the winter. As a Heavy Equipment Operator, you will safely operate front end loaders, bucket loaders, backhoes, and other heavy equipment. Additionally, you will provide coverage for operators who are absent or on vacation. Our Heavy Equipment Operators perform basic care duties such as preventative maintenance on machinery or repairing minor issues. You will also be responsible for helping maintain a safe work environment which includes some housekeeping work such as cleaning up debris in and around work areas. If you are you a self-directed, motivated individual with experience operating heavy mobile equipment, apply now!

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Operate heavy equipment of various sizes and weights associated with unloading trucks, loading mill waste or other log handling equipment
  • Utilize your mechanical experience to complete preventative maintenance tasks
  • Recognize and documenting potential job hazards in compliance with company policies
  • Work as a team to exceed safety, production, and quality goals 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • At least six (6) months of experience operating mobile equipment in a manufacturing, industrial, or construction environment
  • Willing and able to work any shift, holidays, weekends, and overtime as needed
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold, and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing, and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment, i.e.: hardhat, safety glasses, hearing protection, steel-toed boots and other PPE as required by specific jobs 

What Will Put You Ahead

  • At least two (2) years or more experience operating heavy equipment including a 980, 966, 924, Bobcat, CAT 325
  • Experience using a computer, including typing/sending emails and using a mouse

Our goal is for each employee, and their families, to live fulfilling and healthy lives. We provide essential resources and support to build and maintain physical, financial, and emotional strength - focusing on overall wellbeing so you can focus on what matters most. Our benefits plan includes - medical, dental, vision, flexible spending and health savings accounts, life insurance, ADD, disability, retirement, paid vacation/time off, educational assistance, and may also include infertility assistance, paid parental leave and adoption assistance. Specific eligibility criteria is set by the applicable Summary Plan Description, policy or guideline and benefits may vary by geographic region. If you have questions on what benefits apply to you, please speak to your recruiter.

At Koch companies, we are entrepreneurs. This means we openly challenge the status quo, find new ways to create value and get rewarded for our individual contributions. Any compensation range provided for a role is an estimate determined by available market data. The actual amount may be higher or lower than the range provided considering each candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities, and geographic location. If you have questions, please speak to your recruiter about the flexibility and detail of our compensation philosophy.

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status.
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.
This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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