Job Opportunities



Current Employment Opportunities    

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. Please see positions below. Click on the link to apply on-line or stop by one of our locations to pick up an application form, or email your resume to Diana Steinberger at


Machine Operator/Lumber Handler   

Various positions open. Duties range from general lumber handling to operating various machines including trimmers, resaws, edgers, planers, moulders and lumber stackers. Previous experience is not necessary as training will be provided. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and work safely in a fast-paced environment. Hours of operation are Monday - Thursday 6:30 am to 5 pm; periodically Fridays 7 am to noon.

Sales Representative - Contractor Sales

We have an opportunity for a full-time sales representative in the residential construction industry, working at our lumberyard and building materials supply store in Arbor Vitae.

This position is the main contact for assigned contractors of Pukall Lumber Company and works on their behalf to meet identified needs and facilitate completion of building projects. It requires strong knowledge of construction practices, blueprints, building materials and building specifications to prepare and/or review material take-off and develop building material quotes.

Some additional job duties include placing orders for material with suppliers, and monitoring receipt of materials and scheduling delivery to contractor job sites. These duties are performed both individually and through assigned support staff.

Strong computer skills related to integrated point of sale system is preferred. Requires valid drivers license as job includes limited travel within a local sales area.

Compensation includes a base salary plus commission on sales.
Maintenance Mechanic

One opening on our maintenance team, performing work to keep machines, mechanical equipment and the structures of the company in repair. Responsibilities include fabricating, troubleshooting, installing and repairing of pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical equipment. Three to five years related experience and/or training to include welding, hydraulics, electric and/or general mechanical. Our maintenance team is scheduled Monday - Friday during manufacturing hours (6:30 am - 5 pm) as well as occassional Saturday hours when needed for specific project work.

Seasonal Warehouse Helper - Manitowish Waters store

We are looking for an individual to join the team at our Manitowish Waters store, assisting customers with products and building loads for delivery. Candidates must be capable of operating a forklift and lifting 50 pounds. The ideal candidate takes pride in his or her personal contributions on the job. Knowledge of building materials is preferred.

This is a full-time position throughout the summer months with a potential opportunity for part-time or full-time employment thereafter. Hours: 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday, with occasional Saturdays 7:30 am - noon. Starting pay $14-$15 per hour.

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.