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Log Truck Driver

Country:  United States
Country/Region:  Un
City:  Skowhegan
State/Province:  Maine


Career Opportunity


Sappi Somerset is among the largest paper mills in North America, producing over 970,000 metric tons of graphics and board paper and 530,000 metric tons of pulp each year. The mill began as a greenfield pulp mill in 1976, supplying fiber for Scott paper tissue mills.  The first of three state-of-the-art coated paper machines was installed in 1982, with subsequent machines installed in 1986 and 1990.  Significant reinvestments over the years has maintained Somerset's edge on technology and also to branch out from traditional graphic paper into SBS board grades with the rebuild of PM1 in 2018.  The mill can also produce market pulp based on fiber balance, and continues to push for world class status in the realms of safety, quality, and productivity.


Position (job title):  Log Truck Driver 

Work Site:  Mill Somerset 


Job Specifications/Requirements:


  • Valid Maine Class A driver’s license.
  • Clean driving record.
  • 5 years’ experience log truck driving.
  • 1 year experience running trailer/center mounted wood crane.
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations.
  • Interstate Non-Excepted DOT Medical Card.
  • Able to continually pass drug & alcohol DOT random tests.
  • Responsible for the safe and accurate loading, unloading, securement and transport of wood product.
  • Perform pre-trip inspections of equipment.
  • Insures the truck remains in excellent mechanical condition by scheduling preventative maintenance.
  • Maintains accurate and continued record keeping in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work independently yet frequently coordinates closely with other workers during loading, unloading and transporting of forest products.
  • Insures excellent communications and good Interpersonal skills – constant interaction with Sappi personnel, wood fiber suppliers and other truckers.
  • Physically capable of limited climbing.
  • Ability to work predominantly nights and share log truck with other driver(s).


HR Contact for Questions:  Jaime M Sayers 

Contact Information:  207-238-3496,  

Sappi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Sappi complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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