Universal Forest Products Treater in Elizabeth City, North Carolina


  • High school diploma
  • Minimum 3 months, preferred 6 months of experience in related areas
  • Demonstrate working knowledge of hazardous wage and hazardous material handling procedures and practices
  • Successfully complete State Licensing requirements
  • Successfully complete Forklift Driver licensing process

Skills and abilities

  • Ability to understand basic math and numbers
  • Ability to recognize size/quality of material for treating and correct problems
  • Demonstrates ability to follow specific instructions and directions
  • Ability to troubleshoot treating cylinder and chain deck issues
  • Possess mechanical aptitude
  • Ability to understand verbal and written instructions in English; ability read and write English
  • Ability to identify safety issues in their work area
  • Ability to work under immediate supervision
  • Ability to pass a drug test
  • Ability to work hours mandated by management


  • Safety conscious

  • Team player and goal oriented

  • Leads by example
  • Participates in Safety and CI programs
  • Looks for ways to improve productivity and department results

  • Tests wood fiver and solutions to meet specific treating requirements.

  • Transfer material into the treating cylinder (loading and unloading from the pad).

  • Provides general preventive maintenance on treating equipment.

  • Completes pre-shift/startup equipment checklist and reports any problems or concerns.

  • Prepares for treating daily schedule.

  • Ensures rough material is ready and available for treating.

  • Follows treating protocol and instructions as described by Company policy.

  • Maintains work area clean and organized

  • May assist others moving material, loading and unloading material to and from the tram

  • Participates in safety, CI and other programs and meetings.

  • Performs other duties as required

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled