Electrician - White Swan, WA

Employer: Yakama Forest Products

Job Description:
Job Title:ElectricianReports to: Electrical Supervisor / Plant ManagerDepartment: ElectricalStatus:Full-Time/Hourly/Non-ExemptSalary: DOE/DOQClosing Date:There is currentlyone (1) open position availableat Yakama Forest Products for Electricians in our Maintenance Department. The electricians must be able to install and repair electrical systems, apparatus and electrical/electronic components of industrial machinery and equipment following electrical code, manuals, schematic diagrams, blueprints and other specifications.PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:•Maintain and program AC/DC drives and Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s).•Troubleshoot automated machinery for malfunctions or verify needed repairs.•May diagnose and replace faulty mechanical, hydraulic, and pneumatic components of machines and equipment.•Regularly use test equipment and hand tools to diagnose malfunctioning systems, apparatus, and components.•Perform physically demanding tasks, such as digging trenches to lay conduit and moving and lifting heavy objects.•Inspect electrical systems, equipment and components to identify hazards, defects and the need for adjustment or repair and to ensure compliance with codes.•Working from ladders, scaffolds and roofs to installmaintain or repair electrical wiring, equipment and fixtures.•Must follow all approved lockout and safe operating procedures when working on, clearing or otherwise placing self or others in a potentially hazardous situation.•Assist with maintenance during equipment repairs.REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES•Thorough knowledge in PLC programming.•AC/DC drive programming, 12 volt to 12,470 volts AC/DC.•Ability to maintain motors, motor controls, conveyors, and PLC.•Ability to maintain and repair transformers, switchgears, cable boxes, and more.•Knowledge of National Electrical Code (NEC)•Must have the ability to problem solve, and maintain efficiency of the operation.•Must be able to take both written and verbal direction.
•Must be a self-starter, team player and possess a positive attitude and to regularly work independently. DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:•Two years’ experience as an electrician.•Good understanding of PLC programming and AC/DC programming and extensive motor control knowledge.•Must be able work Swing and/or Graveyard shifts and possible weekends.•Must be able to lift 45 pounds and greater.•Must possess good performance in work, safety, and attendance records.•Must be able to communicate and work with the Maintenance Supervisor and other departments to keep mill operating effectively and efficiently.•Must be able to use all tools required for electrical maintenance.Demonstrate EOS Core Values: Stewardship, Communication, Humble, Hungry and Smart.Will be required to perform other duties as requested, directed or assigned as necessary. The above noted job description is not intended to describethe all-inclusivemultitude of tasks that may be assigned but rather to give the applicant a general sense of the responsibilities and expectations of his/her position. As the nature of business demands change so, too, may the essential functions of this position.Please send Application, and any necessary documentation to:Yakama Forest Products Human ResourcesMail: P.O. Box 489 White Swan WA 98952 Fax 509-874-3022Applications may be obtained online at www.yakama-forest.comor call 509-874-3004PROVIDE PROPER IDENTIFICATION(Current Driver’s License or State ID, Social Security Cardand Tribal Card if applicable)

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Location: White Swan, WA
Application Method: https://yakamaforestproducts.com/employment/
Base Pay: DOQ

Posted on November 16, 2020

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