Operator Apprentice

Eastman, GA, US West Fraser Expired a month ago - Inactive Job
This job is no longer accepting applications.

OurOperator Apprentice position is an entry-level role with the expectation that self-motivated individuals will advance into progressively skilled positions.

Entry-level responsibilities may include but are not limited to :

  • Maintaining safe work areas, collecting debris, and disposing of sawdust and dropped lumber in assigned areas
  • Cleaning industrial equipment and workstations
  • Relieving production positions; operating various light and heavy industrial machinery
  • Showing a willingness and flexibility to perform various job assignments that may change daily
  • Supporting our culture of safety by adhering to mill safety policies and procedures at all times

Required skills and experience include :

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a manufacturing or industrial environment preferred
  • Ability to work outdoors in all temperatures in loud, high volume environments performing physical tasks throughout the shift
  • Ability to perform the essential functions of the position which includes walking, standing, sitting, climbing stairs, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to perform all tasks in accordance with West Fraser safety policies and procedures
  • Recognize and support our team culture, communicating effectively with all team members
  • Ability to work rotating shifts, holidays, and weekends
  • Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check, drug screen test, and physical

Our highly competitive compensation package includes :

  • Benefits starting Day 1
  • On-the-job training and a
  • A culture that strongly believes in promoting from within
  • Dental
  • 401k with company match
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Paid vacations and holidays

If you are ready to build your career in a company that thrives on growth, a safe work environment, rewarding work, challenge, and opportunity, come build your career with us at West Fraser : www.westfraser.com

We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please apply through our online application process as resumes will not be accepted at the site.

Be sure to attach your resume

to your online profile as resumes will not be accepted at the site. No phone inquiries, please

West Fraser is an Equal Opportunity Employer M / F / V / D & Drug-Free Workplace (DFW)


  • Enthusiastic : Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest
  • Dedicated : Devoted to a task or purpose with loyalty or integrity
  • Team Player : Works well as a member of a group


  • Goal Completion : Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks
  • Flexibility : Inspired to perform well when granted the ability to set your own schedule and goals
  • Self-Starter : Inspired to perform without outside help