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Lumber Inspector (Jones Lumber - Natchez)

Natchez, MS 39120, USA Req #115
Friday, June 3, 2022

Jones Lumber Company is currently seeking qualified and experienced Hardwood Lumber Inspector to join their Natchez sawmill operations team.

Position Summary

  • Accurately inspects the lumber for quality and color to ensure the products are meeting customer needs

General Responsibilities

  • Work safely - know, understand, and follow all safety rules
  • Inspects lumber using NHLA and proprietary grading rules and standards
  • Ensures customer specifications (length, width, grade, etc.) are being met
  • Safely maintain flow of the product
  • Keeps workspace and surroundings clean and neat to foster productivity and efficiency
  • Other assignments as made by management


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • NHLA certification preferred
  • Previous experience in the hardwood lumber industry preferred
  • Understanding of NHLA standards and markings
  • Enthusiasm for being part of a team and working in a team oriented environment
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and willing to take initiative
  • Ability to make decisions quickly utilizing hand eye hand foot coordination
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with body, arms, and/or legs
  • Ability to exert muscle force in repeated or continuous motion for long periods
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time


  • 401(k) Retirement Plan and Employer Match
  • Medical
  • Prescription Drug Coverage
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Employer Paid Group Life/AD&D
  • Employer Paid Short-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Long-Term Disability
  • Voluntary Life/AD&D
  • Voluntary Accident
  • Voluntary Cancer
  • Voluntary Critical Illness
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Account

*Pre-employment drug screen and background check required

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
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  • Natchez, MS 39120, USA