Heavy Equipment Operator – Log Yard

Equipment Operator

Great Lakes Veneer has an immediate job opening in our log yard for a skilled machine operator.  This position will be part of our Night Shift (4 PM – 2 AM, Monday -Thursday) crew – training will be done on Day Shift.

Duties include safe operation of Liebherr and Timber Pro heavy equipment, checking-in loads, checking, balancing and loading vats, plating and waxing logs, feeding conveyor systems into the mill, and other related duties and responsibilities. Position requirements include 3+ years of experience operating forestry, construction, and/or farm equipment and machinery, the desire to work outside year-round with exposure to weather conditions, and the ability to identify logs based on species/size is a plus. Good mechanical aptitude, equipment operation abilities, communication skills, attendance and safe work habits are essential!

Great Lakes Veneer offers a negotiable and competitive starting wage determined based on experience, plus built-in overtime, premium pay on Sunday, and a $1.00/hour shift differential for working the night shift schedule. Benefits package includes health, dental, vision, term life insurance, 401(K), and paid holidays and vacation, as well as on-site wellness services. Pre-placement drug screening is required.


Salary determined based on experience


  • health
  • dental
  • vision
  • term life insurance
  • 401(K)
  • paid holidays and vacation


Full Time

Work Hours

  • 6PM - 6AM
  • 6AM - 6PM

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