Idaho Forest Group
  • 02-Mar-2018 to 30-Apr-2018 (MST)
  • Athol, ID, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Built on Tradition

From its Coeur d'Alene, Idaho headquarters, the closely held, family-owned company is now one of America's largest lumber producers, with capacity for over one billion board feet per year and markets around the globe. The company holds high standards when it comes to product, process and company objectives. This is a healthy, growing company big enough for its national and international markets, but with hometown ethics and pride in a job well done. Excellence is the goal in caring for our team members, customers, and natural resources.



A Machinist builds, repairs, or modifies existing machines, machine parts, equipment, and tooling.

Essential Functions:

  • Replaces, repairs, or reproduces defective parts from a variety of materials, using hand tools such as drills, scraper and file, or machine tools such as lathe, milling machine or grinder
  • Studies blueprints, sketches, machine components, or specifications to determine dimensions, tolerances, and the type of material required of the piece to be machined
  • Assembles and tests machine to verify correction of malfunction 
  • Dismantles machine or equipment to examine for defects or component failure
  • Sets up and operates machine tools and manufactures parts to specifications
  • Fabricates machines, mechanisms, and tools
  • Welds, cut, brazes, or solders parts as needed


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Must have prior Machinist knowledge and/or experience


Total Rewards

We understand the value of our team members and how each and every one plays such a vital role in the day to day success of Idaho Forest Group.  Idaho Forest Group looks for driven people with strong work ethics, morals and values.  When we find them, we want to keep them.  Therefore, we offer competitive total rewards compensation.

Idaho Forest Group has a wide range of benefits including Health Care Coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts, Annual Incentive Plan, Wellness Programs, Life and Disability Protection, 401(k) Benefits, PTO, Holiday Pay, Family and Self Care Leave, Scholarships, and more.  We value a good balance between career and personal life and encourage a healthy lifestyle.

Idaho Forest Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by law. If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact Human Resources at 208-762-2912 or



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