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Heavy Equipment Operator (Logyard)

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Have you heard? Georgia-Pacific has opened a brand-new state-of-the art lumber mill in Albany, Georgia. Our new mill will produce approximately 350 million board-feet of lumber per year, with plans to expand beyond that in the future! 

We are looking for Heavy Equipment Operators to join our team in the logyard. These operators create value by maintaining high levels of productivity and quality. They will be key in the successful operation of the top assets of the mill. This position gives an entrepreneurial thinker the opportunity to identify ways to innovate throughout the facility. Operators work in an industrial environment that is hot, humid and noisy and work around dust grease, oil and other chemical substances. This role operates on eight to twelve-hour shifts that include weekends, holidays, overtime and rotating shifts. Operators will perform tasks such as lifting, up to 50 lbs., walking, climbing, pushing, twisting and stooping for up to twelve (12) hours a day to perform the responsibilities of this role. 

Georgia-Pacific in Albany produces Southern Pine dimensional lumber, the workhorse of the building industry. It is an affordable, strong, durable softwood that is excellent for pressure treating, light frame construction, general utility framing, studs, pallets, crafting, and floor and roof trusses. Georgia-Pacific employees strive for safety and health excellence while achieving an injury free workplace. To learn more about Georgia-Pacific's Building Products Division please visit: www.buildgp.com/lumber

What You Will Do In Your Role

  • Operate heavy equipment to load log trucks, etc. 
  • Adhere to all plant safety and environmental guidelines, policies, and procedures while actively participating in the safety program 
  • Safely operate machinery and equipment to help meet or exceed production and quality goals, while optimizing equipment to reduce waste 
  • Maintain extremely high housekeeping standards, which allow machines to run smoothly, reduce personnel/equipment interaction, maintain environmental controls, and improve the appearance of the facility 

The Experience You Will Bring


  • High School Diploma, GED, or equivalent required. 
  • A minimum of one (1) year of experience operating heavy equipment 
  • Experience using a computer (typing, using a mouse, Microsoft Office programs, etc.)

What Will Put You Ahead

  • Experience operating heavy equipment within the lumber industry
  • Experience using MP2 or other Computerized Maintenance Management Software (CMMS programs)
  • Experience with the preventative and corrective maintenance of lumber production equipment 

Salary and Benefits Commensurate with Experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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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