Scale House Operator

Join Enviva as a Scale House Operator in a renewable energy company. Operate the Scale House, ensure safety, and communicate with suppliers. Experience in wood industry required.

North Carolina, United States  UTC-05:00   On-site   Full Time   501-1000   29 days ago

About Enviva

Company Overview

Enviva Inc.

Bethesda, Maryland, USA


Business Model

Biomass Energy

Production and sale of industrial wood pellets. Enviva Inc. is the world's largest producer of wood pellets used for energy production.

Sales through long-term contracts with customers in the UK 🇬🇧, EU 🇪🇺, and Japan 🇯🇵

Locations & Geography

Operates in multiple US states with exports to the UK, EU, and Japan

Company Culture

Focused on sustainable wood bioenergy and reducing carbon footprint

Emphasizes safety, sustainability, and diversity

Committed to career development and continuous improvement

Activities & Projects

Construction of the world's largest wood pellet plant in Epes, Alabama

Advancements in pellet production technology and sustainability initiatives

Responsible sourcing and forest management practices, including a proprietary Track & Trace® system to ensure supply chain transparency

Career Opportunities

Various roles in engineering, operations, and administration

Competitive benefits including healthcare, retirement plans, and professional development programs

Contact Information

LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter

Careers at Enviva

The Enviva team is driven by our shared vision for a renewable energy future. We are a fast-growing, purpose-driven, global energy company specializing in delivering sustainable wood bioenergy solutions. We are the world’s largest producer of sustainable wood pellets, which provide a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels.

Enviva is looking for a Scale House Operator that is responsible for all aspects of continuous operation of the Scale House, including safety, equipment operation, monitoring materials, and weighing of trucks.


  • Receiving chips or other material into the plant.
  • Inspect loads to ensure quality criteria is met.
  • Weigh incoming trucks, issue a ticket for receipt into the plant and re-weigh truck upon exit of the plant to ensure accurate billing.
  • Ensure safety of scale area and that loads are not brought in that do not meet safety criteria.
  • Keep scale and ramps clean and free of debris.
  • As first point of contact, communicate in a professional, courteous manner with our suppliers.


  • 1 - 3 years manufacturing/industrial experience
  • Experience in the wood industry
  • Prior industrial safety knowledge, OSHA training, etc.
  • Willingness to cross train
  • Willingness to work overtime to fill in for other scale house operators.
  • Basic computer knowledge
  • Ability to use touch-screen computer
  • Ability to identify logs, hardwood chips, softwood chips and other wood products

Working conditions

  • Must be able to work in outdoor environments and occasionally in temperatures above 100 degrees and below 32 degrees
  • Willing and able to work in a hot, humid, cold and noisy industrial environment
  • Willing and able to maintain strict adherence to safety rules and regulations, to include wearing safety equipment.

Physical requirements

  • Willing and able to perform tasks such as lifting, walking, climbing, stooping, standing, pushing and/or pulling for up to twelve (12) hours a day
  • Willing and able to work around moving equipment and machinery
  • Willing and able to pull and lift, up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to safely and successfully perform the essential job functions consistent with the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards, including meeting qualitative and/or quantitative productivity standards.

EEO Statement

Enviva is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity (EEO) in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. Enviva does not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, ancestry, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, uniform service member, genetic information or any other status protected by law. Enviva complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which we operate.

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About the role

May 25, 2024

Full Time


Nov 23, 2024


North Carolina, United States

1-3 years


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