Tractor Trailer Driver

J.M. Longyear, LLC

Michigamme, MI

About the Company: 

Longyear Harvesting & Transportation is a portfolio organization of the J.M. Longyear family of companies. Headquartered in Marquette, Michigan, J.M. Longyear is a privately-held asset based manager with 145+ years of experience growing long-term value. Longyear's interests span a vast spectrum of markets that include: forestry & land management, mining & metals, hardwood products, manufacturing, real estate and medical device products. Please visit for more information.

$1000.00 SIGN ON BONUS

We are looking for an experienced Tractor Trailer Driver to join our team. The ideal candidate would be located in Houghton, Baraga, Iron, or Ontonagon Counties.  Safety is our top priority. 

About the Role 

The Tractor Trailer Truck Driver hauls wood products from job sites or wood yard to customers/wood yard, utilizing lowboy equipment, in a safe and legal manner following Company, Local, State and DOT laws and guidelines.

Essential Function / Duties

  • Transport products in a safe and efficient manner from job sites or log yard to log yard or customers during day, evening, or overnight hours. 
  • Maintain vehicle in a safe operating condition as required by State and DOT regulations.
  • Promote high safety standards; comply with local, state, and federal transportation and safety laws and regulations.
  • Maintain current qualifications for certifications and licenses.
  • Other duties as defined by supervisor.

Work Schedule / Supervision

Position: Full-time, 40+ hours per week; irregular hours with early start time & late end time; constant travel to remote woodlands’ sites; some overnight stays out of town may be required.

Position Status: Exempt Status: without compensation; without notice.

Recommended Education / Experience

Education: High School Diploma or GED, 21+ years of age; CDL Class A License

Experience: 5+ years log truck driving; working knowledge of State and DOT regulations, traffic laws, defensive driving, safety precautions with logging equipment


Excellent benefits package including: health, dental, vision, life and ST disability, parental leave, 401K, Paid Time Off 

See attached for full job description 

**In order to qualify for this position, the DOT requires detailed questions be answered. Qualified applicants may be required to provide more information.