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Loader Operator (Jones Lumber - Natchez)

Natchez, MS 39120, USA Req #107
Friday, June 3, 2022
At Jones Lumber, you are not an employee. You are a vital part of our team who, for 60 years, have kept safety an d our core values at the center of everything we do. We invite you to see how your career can grow at a company that puts your happiness above all.

Jones Lumber Company is currently seeking qualified and experienced front-end loader operators to join their Natchez sawmill operations team.

Apply today and start your career with Jones Lumber Company!

General Responsibilities

  • Work safely - know, understand, and follow all safety rules
  • Handle, sort, and stack lumber by dimension, species and grade 
  • Clean up equipment daily
  • Record and maintain daily log
  • Perform weekly and routine maintenance on machine
  • Safely maintain flow of the product
  • Utilize hand tools cleaning up sawmill debris


  • Experience operating a large loader
  • Must be able to identify log species
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Enthusiasm for being part of a team and working in a team oriented environment
  • Self-motivated, resourceful, and willing to take initiative
  • Ability to cross-train on different loading jobs
  • 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 Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • Natchez, MS 39120, USA