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Weyerhaeuser Scalehouse Operator in Cottageville, South Carolina

Weyerhaeuser’s log yard facility in Cottageville, South Carolina has an opening for a Scalehouse Operator. This position will serve as a member of the flow-to-work log yard team, primarily working in the scalehouse, but also participating in various log yard activities, and contributing to a safe and efficient working environment.

This is a full-time hourly day shift position reporting to the Export Yard Manager. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, 401k plans, vacation, and holidays.

Key Functions:

  • Committed to work safely and adhere to log yard safety procedures
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices in the scalehouse and yard, performing miscellaneous cleanup as required
  • Collaborate with team members, as well as work independently
  • Prioritize work schedule, work under pressure, and perform overtime duties as needed
  • Attach any required paperwork and/or painting on log loads
  • Maintain inventory of stock material
  • Interfaces with contract trucking staff on a daily basis. Ensure that truck drivers have all PPE and are aware of site policies
  • Maintain open communications (CB) with other operators and truck drivers
  • Visually/physically check logs against specs and ensure accuracy of load information input

  • A high school diploma or equivalent

  • One to two years’ scalehouse experience, including maintaining a ledger
  • Strong computer skills
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Demonstrated adherence to safety practices
  • Solid work history, including work in an industrial environment
  • Strong communication and listening skills
  • Complete a pre-employment drug screen and background check


  • One to two years’ “log yard” scalehouse experience, including maintaining a ledger
  • Knowledge of SAP & WeighWiz
  • Accounting background
  • Knowledge of raw materials/log yards

About Timberlands We believe trees are a remarkable resource that can and should be managed responsibly to make a range of products that meet human needs, while also providing recreation, wildlife habitat, and other important ecosystem benefits. For more than a century, we've been taking care of forests to make life better.

About Weyerhaeuser We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. *We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. *

/Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. /

Job: *Operations, Manufacturing, & Construction

Title: Scalehouse Operator

Location: SC-Cottageville

Requisition ID: 01020027