With over 40 years in the forest industry, Miller Timber Services has proven to provide rewarding and fulfilling careers for those who join our hard-working team as a Field Mechanic.

Taking care of our equipment is a top priority. We focus on preventive maintenance to keep production moving forward as most of the equipment is only a few years old. A mechanic is expected to maintain, diagnose and repair the equipment with little to no supervision in a timely and efficient manner.

This position will be based in the Eureka, CA area.


  • Perform all levels of preventive maintenance services and minor and major repairs.
  • Identify warrantable repairs and document on repair order.
  • Use of powers tools such as pneumatic wrenches, lathes, welding equipment, jacks and hoists.
  • Inspect, test and diagnose malfunctions using test instruments such as handheld computers, motor analyzers, chassis charts and pressure gauges.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor or manager


  • Vocational/Technical school certification is required
  • 5+ years practical experience required
  • Must be willing to travel where the work is needed between Oregon, Washington and California.
  • Willingness to work required schedule (50-55 hours a week) which includes weekends and late nights as needed.
  • Must have experience and training with diesel motors including hydraulics, electronics and air conditioning.
  • Pass a pre-employment drug screening


  • $35-42 per hour depending on experience and training

Miller Timber Services operates the most cutting-edge technology in the logging industry and offer year-round work and an opportunity to grow with the company.  If you are interested in learning more about these machines and the way they work, please contact us today. To see the Harvester and Forwarder machines in action, google Miller Timber Services and Ponsse on YouTube.


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