Jobs | Alabama Sawyer

Alabama Sawyer is always open to meeting eager and talented people to add to our team. All manufacturing is in Birmingham, AL. If you are interested in working at a growing company in a livable, affordable Southern city, apply here.

OPPORTUNITY: Sawyer / Sawmill Operator

This job is milling logs into dimensional lumber and slabs with a Lucas Mill. Responsibilities of this job include lifting, loading logs and large of large slabs of wood on and off of trucks, around yard and on/off of mill, 

Work experience and skills with wood, machinery mechanics, forklift and sawmill are all valued. You should be able to work fast and efficiently and be prepared to clean up and work as part of a team. We will train the right person.

Job Type: Full-time; Pay based on skill level. 

Since this work is 80% outdoors. Hours can be flexible based on weather and time of year.

Training as a woodworker is an added benefit and growth opportunity

This job is located in Downtown Birmingham, Alabama.

Benefits:

  • Compensation:¬†Based on Qualifications
  • Bi-Weekly pay, direct deposit
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance plan available
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexibility in Hours
  • Grow with Us!
  • Training and skill development

OPPORTUNITY: Wood Finisher

As Alabama Sawyer continues to grow, we are looking for a Wood Finisher to join our team.

The desired candidate will be organized, reliable, hardworking, self motivated and detail oriented. 

Requirements:

  • Previous wood finishing experience or related demonstrated skills
  • Thorough knowledge of the methods, equipment, materials, tools & practices of wood finishing or demonstrated aptitude to learn quickly
  • If you have a willingness to learn, are adaptive to change, and excel in an open, creative environment you may be the artisan we are looking for!

Essential Duties + Responsibilities:

  • filling, sanding, staining to prepare pieces
  • must be able to spray immaculate lacquer and urethane finishes and must be quality driven and focused with the ability to produce¬†multiple¬†pieces each week
  • Cleaning & preparing wood surfaces, including taping and masking off areas
  • Spray and/or rolling finished products
  • Clean, sand, finish wood products
  • Finishing area & small tool maintenance and cleaning
  • Communicates and interacts well with team members
  • Ability to work well in a team environment

Qualifications:

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects while adhering to deadlines¬†
  • Identify different wood species¬†
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis¬†
  • Reliable and hardworking
  • Professional appearance and demeanor
  • Wants to be part of something great
  • Comfortable not working in an office
  • Benefits:

  • Compensation:¬†Based on Qualifications
  • Bi-Weekly pay, direct deposit
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance plan available
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Grow with Us!
  • Training and skill development
OPPORTUNITY:
 Furniture Maker / Woodworker

Job Description:

Do you work in a custom cabinet shop but daydream about making furniture? Do you have years of experience working from drawings to build just about anything, but find yourself bored to tears with making boxes, over and over again.

At Alabama Sawyer, we make furniture. We mill all our lumber from the urban forest right here in Birmingham, Alabama. We revel in the raw materials and strive to innovate and improve everyday

  • Dedicated work ethic
  • Team player
  • Professional experience in production of cabinets, furniture or wood products required.
  • Related experience in manufacturing or construction may be considered with the right candidate.
  • Knowledge of wood, wood species and wood finishing

Benefits:

  • Compensation:¬†Based on Qualifications
  • Bi-Weekly pay, direct deposit
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance plan available
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Flexibility in Hours
  • Grow with Us!
  • Training and skill development