Wood Shop Helper

Portland, OR

Posted January 30, 2023

Full-time, Temporary to Hire, Monday-Thursday 5:30am-3pm, Friday 5:30am-1pm

Are you looking for a full-time, long-term, entry level opportunity that offers early morning hours keeping your afternoons and evenings free? This Wood Shop Helper opportunity could be the perfect fit for you!

Located in NW Industrial Portland, this leading lumber and hardwood company wants you to join their crew as a Wood Shop Helper. This is a great opportunity to get to do physical, hands-on work in a laid-back atmosphere.

In the role of a Wood Shop Helper, you will be working at the company's milling facility where all of the wood is cut. You will be supporting machine operators by unloading the wood off the machinery, putting it in organized stacks around the warehouse and strapping the wood won prior to transportation. This is a position where you can learn trade skills such as how to operate and run milling equipment!

In addition to offering steady work, you will also be offered competitive pay with opportunity for a generous raise. This is great crew where everyone works together to get work done.

Wood Shop Helper Job Duties:

  • Load, unload, and stack dimensional lumber
  • Visually inspect and sort raw and finished
  • Maintain woodshop organization and cleanliness
  • Cross train on forklift and machine setup


  • Comfortable with repetitive, hands on work
  • Ability to work safely and efficiently+
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs with or without restrictions
Schedule: Monday -Thursday 5:30am-3:00pm, Friday 5:30am-1pm?

Pay: $20/hour


  • Medical, dental, vision

  • Virtual care

  • Life, critical illness, accident, long and short-term disability insurance

  • Identity theft protection

  • 401(K) retirement plan with employer match

  • Commuter benefits

  • Gym membership discount

  • 6 paid holidays

Location: NW Industrial Portland (The bus stop is very close)

If this Wood Shop Helper sounds like it could be a great fit for you, we can move quickly on getting you started! Click Apply today or give us a call at 503-946-3874 to hear more!

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TERRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law.

About Your Recruiter

Melissa Rawitscher

I am the Staffing Manager for the TERRA Beaverton team. Building relationships and finding the perfect match between the client and the candidate makes me so happy. When I’m not at work, I’m spending time with my wonderful husband and daughter.

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