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Entry Level Dryer Aide

Job Req ID:  9202

Hanceville, AL, US, 35077-5419

Date:  May 25, 2023

Louisiana-Pacific Corporation (LP Building Solutions) is a leading provider of high-performance building solutions that meet the demands of builders, remodelers, and homeowners worldwide. We manufacture engineered wood building products that include an extensive offering of innovative and dependable building materials and accessories. LP’s values-driven culture creates an environment where talented and hardworking people thrive in an ethical, inclusive, challenging, and rewarding place to work. Since our founding in 1972, we’ve developed careers and provided advancement opportunities in the building products industry. Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, LP operates more than 20 facilities across North and South America. For more information, visit

Job Purpose

To assist with the operation of the drying process in OSB manufacturing. 

In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Clean and maintain bark burner, dryers, dry bins, wood burner and fuel areas
  • Complete inspection of Bark Burner and Thermal Oil Heating and transferring system (checklist and inspection report)
  • Assist with managing reclaimed processed wood and fuel
  • Assist with Dryer process upsets.
  • Complete sampling for dryer moisture meter verification and Bark fuel moisture sample
  • Collect gas usage per shift
  • Perform other duties as necessary.
  • Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations.


What do I need to be successful?

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of simple equipment operation.
  • Knowledge of general equipment maintenance.
  • Time management skills.
  • Demonstrated mechanical ability.
  • Ability to read and understand safety rules and regulations.



  • High school diploma, GED, or equivalent required.


  • 3 – 6 months experience.
  • Or any equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the key responsibilities of this position.



  • Plant environment.

LP offers competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits and programs including health and welfare benefits, 401(k) program, career mobility, tuition reimbursement, volunteer opportunities, profit sharing and more.

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