A Lumber Inspector, under the direction of the Director, Quality Standards, and management staff, is responsible for all grade inspections, Quality Management Systems (QMS) audits and related activities as assigned. The primary role is to provide assistance to mills with grader and sawmill training needs. This position also provides grading interpretations and application to products while on inspection and reinspection assignments. Duties include: supervising of WWPA grade rules and stamps at member mills; recommending mill graders for certification; issuing prompt and complete reports to headquarters on all work activities; assisting Field Manager during lumber and log recovery surveys and group grade meetings; participating with field service personnel in marketplace educational programs on grades; when requested, issuing certificates on shipments; and special assignments requested by management.
Within the limits of authorized Association policies, procedures, programs and budgets, a Lumber Inspector is responsible for and has the authority to accomplish the following:
Must have several years of experience as a certified lumber grader and be thoroughly familiar with all phases of lumber manufacture and sawmill practices. Related college-level coursework is desirable. Strong self-starting, organizational and communication skills are a must.
Core service area typically includes Eastern Washington, Idaho and Montana. Relocation of qualified candidates may be required.
For more information or to be considered for this position please email your resume or CV to firstname.lastname@example.org