Employment at North Fork Lumber Company is more than just a job, it is an investment in your future. As a proud member of the Schmidbauer Lumber, Inc. Family, we are a part of 4 locations in Northern California employing over 400 employees. Schmidbauer has manufacturing and power generating facilities in 3 states. If you are looking for long-term employment with industry-leading wages, strong benefits, on the job training, and an inclusive team environment, we invite you to join our team.

Joe Hall

Process Coordinator



Current Career Opportunities:


Candidates must be self-motivated, a conscientious team player with a positive attitude and good work history.

Essential Functions include:

  • 3-5 years experience in sawmill environment, preferred
  • Ability to work safely / understands Lock out / Tag out 
  • Ability to interpret electrical schematics and drawings
  • Ability to use electrical test equipment, multi meter, megger, amp probe
  • Basic understanding of PLCs and ladder logic.
  • Ability to weld a plus but not necessary
  • Troubleshoot electrical issues independently
  • Ability to troubleshoot 240v, 120v, and 24v circuits
  • Familiar with 480v 3 phase motor starters
  • Hydraulic troubleshooting a plus
  • Knowledge of Variable Frequency Drives a plus
  • Available to work overtime and weekends

Log Scaler

Candidates must have the ability to set priorities, meet goals and objectives, have a positive demeanor and the ability to lead and/or function within a team. Candidate must be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment, possess excellent communication skills and the ability to be organized and self-motivated.

Essential Functions include:

  • Scaling and grading by utilizing the official log scaling rules for Scribner Short Log Decimal C.
  • Determine gross and net board feet of logs presented. 
  • Professionally interact with regulatory agencies and mutual business professionals.
  • Represent the company in a professional and positive manner.
  • Assist in the log yard other tasks such as remanufacturing logs & operating water truck.
  • Assist the Timber Manager and Log Yard Supervisor with other projects as needed.