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Pukall Lumber Company is a family owned sawmill and local retail lumber yard. We are alway interested in hard-working, reliable employees to work in our manufacturing operations, converting logs to lumber, and our retail building supply stores. The ideal candidate takes pride in his or her personal contributions on the job.

Pukall Lumber offers competitive wages as well as employment benefits that include health, dental and life insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) retirement plan.


Complete our Employment Application. You may upload it to us using the "contact us" option below, mail to the address on the application or drop off at one of our stores.

Contact Us to send an email introducing yourself and letting us know what position you may be interested in. You may also upload your resume or employment application.

Available Positions


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  • OTR Truck Driver Class A CDL
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Plan route, drive, operate, and deliver loads to specified destinations within the states of Wisconsin, Michigan, and Minnesota. Obey and follow applicable traffic laws. Secure and protect loads during transit (i.e., position tarps, tie ropes). Verify incoming and outgoing loads for accuracy of order to ensure no damage and complete order. Complete and confirm all paperwork is accurately finished for submission to Dispatch (i.e., obtain customer signatures, sign receipts). Interact with customers and represent the Company in a professional manner. Provide continued communication with Company through telephone and radio. Inspect truck equipment and supplies (i.e., tires, lights, gas, oil, water, etc.) pre-and-post departure for safe, efficient, and timely travel. Obtain emergency repairs as needed. Perform routine inspection and preventative maintenance on trucks (i.e., spark plugs, lights, oil, etc.). Report defects, accidents, and violations to Company. Maintain records required under state and federal laws and regulations (i.e., truck log) Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. Current and valid Commercial Driver’s License, and clean driving record required. Current CDL-Class A; current Department of Transportation (DOT) medical certificate. At least six months’ OTR, tractor/trailer, driving experience or commercial vehicle experience required. Knowledge of all applicable DOT regulations and Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Meet all standards (medical, safety, etc.) required by the DOT and pass the required drug/alcohol tests. Job Type: Full-time
  • Lumber Grader (Certified)
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Read and understand National Lumber Standard Board (NLSB) grading rules. Examine lumber on table, moving belt, chain conveyor, or in racks for machine and natural defects such as knots, stains, decay, splits, faulty edges, pitch pockets, wormholes, and defective milling. Grade and mark lumber according to established industry standards to ensure specified dimensions are deemed appropriate to quality standards. Monitor and tally pieces of lumber, either by hand or computerized tally system, according to grade and board footage. Determine cuts to be made to obtain the highest marketable value from material. Scale board footage and record results. Identify odd species or boards that need further processing and isolate them from the production area. Learn and understand the Sorter to include the control panels to operate the sorter, dry chain, north end infeed, landing table chains, lug loader chains, sorter speed, dropped packs, and software. Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. NELMA Lumber Grader Certification is required. One-year related experience in applied grading. Experience with manufacturing software similar to computerized tally and sort system highly preferred. Job Type: Full-time 40+ hours/week that will be scheduled within our manufacturing hours of operation of Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Inside Sales – Minocqua Building Supply & Hardware Store
    Essential Duties and Responsibilities Answer questions and advise customers on selection of building materials and supplies. Cross sells add-on products. Use point-of-sales system for customer sales; apply knowledge of Company SKU codes and pricing; accept customer payment by cash, credit card, or internal credit; obtain customer information for site delivery; maintain confidentiality of customer information. Assist customer to carry items to vehicle, if needed; arrange to have Warehouse Customer Service personnel load purchased materials. Prepare quotations of material costs upon customer request; follow-up by phone to attempt to close sale. Prepare estimates based on customer design specifications. Restock by moving materials and supplies from receiving area to display area; replace returned items in appropriate location. Mark prices on merchandise or price stickers according to pricing guides; count stock. Straighten and clean materials on display to maintain safe and orderly conditions in sales areas. Assist in Warehouse and with customer deliveries, if needed. Coordinate U-Haul rentals to include scheduling, minor maintenance and cleaning, as well as providing rental information to customers (Minocqua location). Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. Previous retail and/or customer service experience required. Current and valid driver’s license. Knowledge and experience with inventory software, order processing systems, building materials and/or construction industry highly preferred. Previous experience with estimating desirable. Previous experience with forklift driving desirable. Job Type: Full-time
  • Wholesale Coordinator
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities Accept Wholesale customer purchase orders and enter associated production orders into lumber tracking software based on customer requirements. Prepare shipping documents and record sales of lumber inventory by recording shipments in wholesale inventory database and track by species, grade, and size. Invoice sales orders to customers upon pick up or delivery utilizing order and shipment information. Verify correct pricing and freight charges. Invoice for chip and shavings sales and backhaul shipments. Maintain production order list in lumber tracking software; track open orders to ensure timeliness of deliveries and invoicing; close orders once complete. Maintain contact with customers regarding orders, production schedules and billing issues. Communicate and coordinate order schedules for shipment with Customers, Delivery, Production, and Sales. Maintain trucking schedule. Coordinate backhaul shipments to maintain full loads on return from customer deliveries. Coordinate shipments of chips and shavings with customers, company drivers and third-party carriers. Record inventory adjustments as required for product removed from inventory for other than sales. Maintain log inventory records and enter Kiln data within designated systems. Record log purchases from log scale records and prepare reporting for payment. Record logs sawn for lumber production. Record daily manufacturing production data into computer software applications. Maintain lumber inventory records within database application. Record changes to products from various input documents and track by species, grade and location. Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have a working knowledge of software applications including point-of-sale and Microsoft Office 365. Job Type: Regular full-time (40 hours per week) that will be scheduled to work Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Machine Operator-Planing/Moulding Mill
    Essential Duties & Responsibilities This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities, as management may deem necessary from time to time. Basic set-up and operate machines to include turning on cutting heads, infeed rollers, lubrication, chip-breakers, run/jog. Adjust cutting heads, infeed rollers, infeed gate, side shoes, straight edges, hold downs, outfeed rollers, chip-breakers. Set production speed by adjusting controls for feed rate, cutting tool speed, and cut depth. Read production work orders. Confirm lumber species, grade, and size for production run. Assure product measurements, quality, and all specifications are correct. Maintain thickness tolerance by measuring boards throughout production run. Maintain the machine by oiling and greasing join knives when they are dull; change knives and chains as needed. Responsible for oiling and greasing machines. Identify lumber defects. Check for stones and nails embedded in the unfinished boards and remove as needed. Check lumber moisture contact. Maintain quality control by monitoring finished products, rejecting items that do not meet specifications, and removing those from production. Communicate with Lift Driver when wood shavings trailer is full and needs to be replaced. Responsible for clean-up procedures in work area and surroundings. Responsible for shutdown operations to include turning off machines and blowers at the end of the shift. Assure shutdown conforms to all required standards. Qualifications High School Diploma or equivalent. Three to six months related experience and/or training in machine operations preferred. Knowledge of lumber grading standards preferred. Job Type: Regular full-time (40 hours per week) that will be scheduled within our manufacturing hours of operation of Monday through Friday, 6:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Pukall Lumber is an equal opportunity employer and does not unlawfully discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, or any other class protected by Federal or State law.

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