Job Details

Clendenin Lumber Co

Hardwood Lumber Sawyer

Position Description

Our Donalds, SC sawmill is hiring for a hardwood lumber Head Saw Operator. This is a great opportunity for an individual with prior sawyer experience. This person would manufacture green hardwood lumber from logs using state of the art carriages and scanning equipment. Must be able to determine optimum opening face to maximize value and fulfill cutting orders and production requirements; while also ensuring the quality of the lumber is held to company standards.  This is a full-time, permanent opportunity working for a world class hardwood lumber manufacturer.


Hardwood Lumber Sawyer Responsibilities:

  • Determine and execute optimum cutting pattern for breaking down logs
  • Perform minor maintenance (change saws, lubricate equipment, minor repairs, fix crossed up lumber, or jam ups)
  • Communicate with lumber inspectors, machine operators and maintenance to ensure a consistent flow of quality lumber
  • Ability to operate or learn to operate other machinery (gang, edger, sorter, bucket loaders)
  • Work safely and help maintain a safe work environment

Experience Required


  • Ability to accurately apply NHLA rules to maximize grade recovery from logs
  • Must be safety and quality oriented
  • Two (2) years of hardwood grade sawing experience preferred - this is not an entry level position
  • Experience grading green and/or kiln dried domestic lumber preferred
  • Experience and ability to safely work in a fast-paced manufacturing environment

Further Comments


  • Competitive Pay
  • Full Time
  • First Shift
  • Full Plan of Benefits

How To Apply

Apply through the website at or send a resume to

Clendenin Lumber Co

Donalds, South Carolina



Clendenin Lumber Co

Clendenin Lumber Co