Career Opportunities

Equipment Operator

Quincy Division
Quincy, CA
Close:  10/27/2017
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Sierra Pacific Industries started in 1949 with one sawmill in Humboldt, CA. Since that time, we have grown to be one of the largest lumber and millwork producer in the U.S., employing nearly 5,000 crew members. Sierra Pacific continues to be a company where its employees are proud to work at state-of-the-art facilities and others strive to become part of the team.

Sierra Pacific Industries is seeking a qualified Heavy Equipment Operator for our Quincy division. 

About The Position
• Operate frontend loader to load/unload log trucks
• Sort logs by species and feed logs to the sawmill
• Climb ladders on heavy equipment and operate machinery for full daily shifts
• Learn and operate chipper, heel boom loader, and plow snow with the loader in the winter
• Work can be faced paced and, at times, demanding
• There is heavy lifting and working in both hot and cold work environments

Qualifications
• 2 years’ prior loader operating experience
• Proven ability to recognize and sort logs by species

Why Join Our Team?
We provide an excellent benefit package including a full Health Benefits Plan with low cost premiums, a 401(k) with Company Match, additional Retirement Contributions, and company paid Life Insurance.

In addition, for over 38 years, the Sierra Pacific Foundation has provided scholarships to help the children of our crew members with education expenses. Each year, we give an average of $500,000 in scholarships.

How To Apply
If you are qualified and would like to join our team, please apply in person at:

Sierra Pacific Industries
1538 Lee Road
Quincy, CA 95971
Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 4:00pm

Our Quincy Location is located against the western slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountain range between Oroville and Reno. Quincy is best known for its outdoor activities as well as the attractive historic downtown buildings which have been preserved and restored. There are many art shows and drama/musical shows staged at the historical Town Hall Theater. The fairgrounds hosts holiday events, fairs, car racing, BBQs, and much more throughout the year.






Sierra Pacific Industries is a third generation family-owned company based in Northern California. Sierra Pacific owns and sustainably manages nearly 2 million acres of timberland in California and Washington. We are growing forests for our future, planting over 6 million new trees every year. Our forests are managed under a 100-year plan by Registered Professional Foresters, Wildlife Biologists, Botanists, and other professionals.

Sierra Pacific effectively utilizes nearly 100% of every piece of wood we bring to our mills. In fact, the small amount that isn’t turned into windows, millwork, lumber, or landscaping material is actually converted into electricity in our seven biomass-fueled power plants.

As part of our safety in the workplace policy, an offer of employment is subject to a negative drug screen result. We are also proud that all Sierra Pacific facilities follow our tobacco-free policy. We verify the social security number of all newly hired employees. Sierra Pacific is an (EOE) Equal Opportunity Employer, including those with a disability and veterans.